On personal business from Boston. I was looking for a nice meal with my son on a Saturday and came across Alma. Candidly I didn't spent a lot of time looking at reviews, but heard from a local friend that this is a little gem that we should try. The picture on their website might give you the impression that there maybe more "form" (the dishes looks beautiful) then "taste". I am sure a number of foodies out there knows what I mean by that. We have all been fool before. In the case of Alma, it delivers on all the senses. The taste, texture the progression (the amuse bouche) was probably one of the best I have ever tasted anywhere. What a way to start a 8 course tasting! The Foie Gras Parfait, encapsulated in dark chocolate and flash frozen in liquid nitrogen, provided a delightful creamy texture when you take a bite with the accompanying five spice cherries and hibiscus providing the acidic balance. Followed by Hokkaido Scallop, Norwegian Hake, Poached Boston Lobster in Thai Yellow Curry (yes, the irony) and my final savory course of Miyazaki Beef (probably A4 grade, maybe 3 oz) was paired with artichokes and yuzu kosho. All the course delivered! Compared to couple of other 2 Michelin star restaurants we visited in the past month (The Modern in NYC and Les Amis in Singapore), I would say Alma was superior in every way. The service was prompt, non intrusive and warm. In particular, Saravana, one of the manager was knowledgeable and welcoming. And the final piece de resistance was the price. The 8 course tasting was only $130 US dollars!!! I paid more than twice that much at The Modern and Les Amis. We will be back soon.
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