many restaurants in Philadelphia that can accommodate grain-averse eaters well. Chef Ben Puchowitz - whose Cheu Noodle Bar is set to launch any minute now - is taking things to the other extreme with this week’s “gluten-full” tasting menu at Matyson.
From porcini pappardelle to barley congee to banana bread pudding, the five-course prix-fixe meal at the Rittenhouse BYO is full of grains of all kinds. The $45 dinner is offered Monday-Thursday, and you can check out the full menu below (215-564-2925).
Gluten-Full Tasting Menu at Matyson, March 18-21
Foie Gras Mousse
Pastrami spiced bagel, pickled cabbage, mustard
Local Swiss chard, celery root, pistachio
Rye Crusted Black Cod
Roasted tomato & IPA vinaigrette, fennel, olive
Soy Glazed Pork Belly
Barley congee, scallion, daikon, egg
Banana Bread Pudding
Maple walnut, bourbon ice cream