AWESOME THING WE ATE #887: Wagyu On Hot Corn Butter With Coins Of Black Truffle

February 7, 2013.

Marc Lepine, chef at Ottawa’s famed Atelier and the current Canadian Culinary Champion, cooked an amazing meal for judges, Canadian Olympians (that’s Jamie Salé with all those black truffles) and special guests up on Big White last night. Seeing as the competitions start tonight, it was billed as his “last supper”. We weren’t disappointed. Lepine cooked a great many things, among them kusshi oysters sexed up with horseradish foam and foie gras croquettes floating in chanterelle soup, but the meat course was my favourite: insanely marbled wagyu beef striploin on hot and buttery corn juice with shavings of black truffle and dollops of truffle sour cream. It was as good as it looks, ending his reign on the highest of notes.

MORE AWESOME THINGS WE ATE

#ScoutThis

There are no comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Awesome Thing We Ate From our faces to yours...

AWESOME THING WE ATE #985 | Brunching It Up At ‘Campagnolo Roma’ On East Hastings

AWESOME THING WE ATE #985 | Brunching It Up At ‘Campagnolo Roma’ On East Hastings

by Joey Armstrong | Campagnolo Roma is one of my favourite restaurants in Vancouver. Homemade pasta, locally sourced ingredients, classic Italian flavours,… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #984 | Chambar’s Mainstay Sure Thing Breakfast Of Champions

AWESOME THING WE ATE #984 | Chambar’s Mainstay Sure Thing Breakfast Of Champions

by Joey Armstrong | I like breakfast. If a menu boasts a breakfast dish or two past 11am, you bet your ass I will order it. This happened recently at a… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #983 | Off-Menu Burger At Crowbar Might Be Vancouver’s Best

AWESOME THING WE ATE #983 | Off-Menu Burger At Crowbar Might Be Vancouver’s Best

by Andrew Morrison | It's not even on the menu at the recently arrived Crowbar, but the decadent burger might just be the best in the city. It's definitely in… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #982 | A Perfect Summer Feast At JoieFarm’s Idyllic ‘Picnique’

AWESOME THING WE ATE #982 | A Perfect Summer Feast At JoieFarm’s Idyllic ‘Picnique’

On a recent whirl around the Okanagan we stopped in at Naramata's beautiful JoieFarm to avail ourselves of their unbelievably idyllic Picnique… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #981 | Fresh Taste Of Summer At ‘Burdock & Co.’ On Main Street

AWESOME THING WE ATE #981 | Fresh Taste Of Summer At ‘Burdock & Co.’ On Main Street

Few restaurants are in the same seasonality league as Burdock & Co. on Main Street. Chef Andrea Carlson and her team create dishes that are beautiful and… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #980 | Goodness Rolled Tight & To Go At Gastown’s Burrito Bar

AWESOME THING WE ATE #980 | Goodness Rolled Tight & To Go At Gastown’s Burrito Bar

by Joey Armstrong | Whenever I'm in the general vicinity of Tacofino's Gastown location, my husband will send me a text that just says "burritos?" - a loaded… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #979 | An Early Summer Night’s Tomato Dream At ‘The Acorn’

AWESOME THING WE ATE #979 | An Early Summer Night’s Tomato Dream At ‘The Acorn’

by Andrew Morrison | It's raining as I write this, but I can still taste the summer of last night's dinner in the open window at The Acorn on Main… more 

AWESOME THING WE ATE #978 | Via Tevere’s ‘Saltimbocca’ Pizzawiches At Farmhouse Fest

AWESOME THING WE ATE #978 | Via Tevere’s ‘Saltimbocca’ Pizzawiches At Farmhouse Fest

by Joey Armstrong | A saltimbocca pizza in sandwich form? Yes, please! Saltimbocca means "to jump in the mouth" in Italian, which is exactly what this good… more 

The scout Community

49th Parallel Coffee Roasters & Lucky’s Doughnuts Acorn Alibi Room Ancora Waterfront Dining & Patio AnnaLena Araxi Ask For Luigi Au Comptoir Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie Bar Oso Bauhaus Beach Bay Café & Patio Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe Bel Café Bestie Bishop’s Bistro Pastis Bistro Wagon Rouge Bittered Sling Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar Bottleneck Bufala Burdock & Co. Cadeaux Bakery Café Medina Caffè Artigiano Camp Lifestyle + Coffee Co. Campagnolo Campagnolo ROMA Cartems Donuterie Chambar Chefs’ Table Society of BC Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie  Chicha Chill Winston ChocolaTas Chocolate Arts Cibo Trattoria Cinara CinCin Ristorante + Bar Cioffi’s Cioppino’s Mediterranean Grill Cocktails & Canapes Catering + Events Cook Culture Culinary Capers Catering & Special Events Dirty Apron Cooking School & Delicatessen District Brasserie Earnest Ice Cream Edible Canada Elementa Espana Exile Bistro Fable Fanny Bay Farmer’s Apprentice Fat Badger Fat Mao Fernwood Coffee Company Field & Social Forage Giovane Cafe + Eatery Gotham Steakhouse & Bar Grain Granville Island Grapes & Soda Greenhorn Espresso Bar Gyoza Bar Harkness & Co. Harvest Community Foods Hawksworth Restaurant Heirloom Homer Street Cafe & Bar Hy’s Steakhouse Irish Heather Jamjar JJ Bean Joy Road Catering Juice Truck Juniper Keefer Bar Kin Kao Knifewear Kozakura Kuma Tofino L’Abattoir La Buca La Mezcaleria La Pentola La Quercia La Taqueria Pinche Taco Shop Latab Wine Bar Les Amis du Fromage Lions Pub, The Liquidity Bistro Little District Lobby Lounge + RawBar Lolita’s South Of The Border Cantina Longtail Kitchen Maenam Mamie Taylor’s MARKET by Jean-Georges Matchstick Coffee Roasters Meat & Bread Meinhardt Fine Foods Miku Restaurant Milano Coffee Minami Miradoro Mission Mister Mogiana Coffee Mosquito Nero Belgian Waffle Bar Nicli Antica Pizzeria Nightingale Nomad Nook Nuba Oakwood Canadian Bistro OLO OPUS Bar Oru Osteria Savio Volpe Oyama Sausage Co. Pallet Coffee Roasters Pat’s Pub & BrewHouse Phoenix Perennials Pidgin Pied-à-Terre Pizzeria Farina Pourhouse Railtown Cafe Railtown Catering Rain Or Shine Ice Cream Red Wagon, The Revolver Coffee Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. Royal Dinette Sai Woo Salt Tasting Room Salty Tongue Café Savoury Chef Shaughnessy Restaurant Shebeen Whisk(e)y House Shelter Shika Provisions Siena Six Acres Sophie’s Cosmic Cafe Sorella Stable House, The Steel Toad Brewpub & Dining Hall Tableau Bar Bistro Tacofino Tavola Terra Breads Thierry Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie Timber Timbertrain Coffee Roasters Torafuku Tractor Foods Truffles Fine Foods Two Rivers Specialty Meats UBC Farm Uncommon Cafe, The Urban Digs Farm Uva Wine & Cocktail Bar Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise™ Program Via Tevere Pizzeria Napoletana West Restaurant Wildebeest Wolf In The Fog YEW seafood

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was .

Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. It was .