Barley Swine is the best restaurant in town. Here’s how I’ll prove it:
A few weeks ago 6 of us went and ate the entire menu plus some. And every single dish blew our minds.
Barley Swine, April 16, 2013
Broccoli, cheese custard, almond, fermented chili
Carrots, goat feta, ancho chile, fried chickpea cake
Black cod, potato, leek, salt cod cream, olive
Roasted brussel sprouts, chicken fried boudin, grapefruit
Cow head, artichoke, caramelized white chocolate, sunflower
Lamb sausage, bacon broth, turnip, barley, mint (I died when I ate this broth… best thing I ate all night)
Pig, crispy trotter, grilled face, refried lentils, yogurt, date
Duck, foie gras, strawberry, morels, pistachio
Beet panna cotta, candied olive, chocolate brown butter cake
Lemon tart, basil, quinoa granola, rooibos tea sorbet
Chocolate soup, strawberries, crispy rice, malted barley
There really is no explaining the mind-blowing flavor combinations at Barley Swine from Chef Bryce Gilmore so just go there. Like yesterday.