Trainspotter 0 Posted April 4, 2008 Share #1 Posted April 4, 2008 New Flatiron eatery's starchy treat with tons of truffles costs a steep $55 The potato has a humble reputation, but there's one starchy Manhattan spud that'll set you back $55. It's not the Yukon itself that's so expensive - it's the truffles on top. "It elevates something that people might consider pedestrian," said Jeffrey Crawford, executive chef of Totally Baked, a restaurant that opened this week at 8 W. 18th St. in Manhattan's Flatiron District. "It's comfort food, but taken to a higher level." The recipe starts with a simple baked Yukon potato - then loads it with truffle butter, truffle oil, heavy cream and shaved pieces of truffle. A side salad balances out the meal. Full story: - April 4, 2008 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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