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Sophisticated and modern, Chef Frank McClelland’s acclaimed Back Bay eatery combines local New England ingredients with French flair.

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“Chef’s Tasting Journey” Dinner

$200 $139 30% off

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  • 10–12 course tasting dinner for one

What we love

  • This exquisite 10-course dinner tasting will be crafted for you by James Beard Award winner Chef Frank McClelland.
  • Chef McClelland changes his menu frequently, according to what’s seasonally available. Your menu might start with Siberian sturgeon caviar and a custard created with fresh eggs taken from the chef’s own Apple Street Farm.
  • Warm Wellfleet oysters are served with “faux” gnocchi, complemented with coastal vegetable samphire and vermouth.
  • Expect bounty from the Massachusetts seacoast, like scallop with walnut-compressed sweet potato or a butter-poached Casco Bay lobster with sugar pumpkin mousse.
  • In between courses, you’ll refresh your tastebuds with white-wine-and-lemon granité with crimson berry gel and crème Chantilly ice cream.
  • Last (but certainly not least), the cassoulet du Languedoc, with roasted lamb loin, sweetbreads and herb sausage, is a hearty seasonal favorite.
  • You’ll finish up the meal with a grand cheese platter and a tasting of desserts selected by the chef.

What to know

  • Redeem by: Thursday, March 28, 2013
  • This offer is subject to Terms and Conditions
  • This offer is final sale and nonrefundable
  • Limit one per member to use; six additional may be purchased as gifts
  • Reservation is required
  • Multiple vouchers may be redeemed at one reservation for larger parties
  • Not valid on December 24 & 31, 2012 and Feburary 8–17, 2013
  • Gratuity is not included; we recommend tipping on the full value of the service(s)
  • Tax is not included in this price and will be charged upon redemption


774 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02199

About L’Espalier

This perennially award-winning culinary landmark brings together the finest French culinary traditions with the most local ingredients possible—many sourced directly from Chef Frank McClelland’s Apple Street Farm, in Essex. Accordingly, dishes change with the season, while ingredients stay fresh and sustainable.

The James Beard Award–winning chef and farmer delivers atypical but truly special tasting menus, inspired by the bounty of the region. Sourcing fish, meats, vegetables and more from area producers, he transforms them through classical technique into options like roasted Hudson Valley foie gras with a quince gelée and ginger bread, and Cavendish, Vermont quail with fresh figs and duck-liver mousse. For an elegant finish, the tastings end with caviar and truffles—not exactly your typical day on the farm.

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