Dishes in disguise: Five masquerading plates in New York City


Some of NYC’s most inventive plates of food are dishes in disguise that aren’t what they seem. With Halloween on the horizon, we take a look at five dishes around town playing dress-up.

This Halloween, drunk New Yorkers aren’t the only ones pulling on a mask. Thrill-seeking diners take note: Boundary-pushing chefs are waving their magic tongs and pulling out all the molecular gastronomy stops to serve sleight-of-hand plates. At modern restaurants like Alder, Atera and Jungsik, you can find crackers made from oysters, edible rocks and a Caprese salad that mimes bibimbap.

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