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It’s a (Joe) Mallozzi Christmas tradition!  Dinner at one of my favorite restaurants – Au Pied de Cochon – with my sister and Daisy.

But beware!  It’s not for the fainthearted!

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Akemi and I being affectionate.

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Les cromesquis – deep-fried morsels bursting with liquid foie gras.

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And, for Akemi – the mackerel.

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The French onion soup – which was unlike any other French onion soup I’d ever had, highlighted by  some incredibly delicious smoked sausage.

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The roasted bone marrow with caviar – the only miss of the night.  The marrow could have used another five minutes in the oven.

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The beef temake tartare topped with quail eggs.  I ate the top (beef, toppings) and Akemi had the bottom (rice and nori wrap).

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Charcuterie and foie pizza with ricotta and whipped mascarpone – my favorite of the night.

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The stuffed pig’s trotters with foie and whipped mash.  Another fave.

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For dessert, the…

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