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New Review: Gabriel Rucker's Canard
Canard's Duck Stack: pancakes, duck gravy, Tabasco onions, and a fried duck egg [Photo: Mattie John Bamman]
My latest Portland restaurant review features Le Pigeon sister-restaurant Canard and is now on newsstands. You don't want to miss this one: Canard turns fine-dining on its head—and even makes it accessible.
There's foie gras-infused bourbon ($15), foie gras dumplings ($18) and the Duck Stack—fluffy pancakes with Tabasco onions, duck gravy and a fried duck egg—with optional foie gras for $15. Most dishes take equally bold chances: steak tartare ($16) with Chinese sausage and cashews, uni "Texas toast" ($14), dry-aged petite New York steak with French onion soup sauce ($20)..."
After more than a decade as a travel writer and restaurant critic, I moved to Maine with my wife to start a homestead. I created Ravenous Farmer to inspire others to live more sustainable and fulfilling lives.