This Week's Review in Pictures: Wylie Dufresne's Alder

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Dominic Perri
Chefs John Bignelli (left) and Wylie Dufresne (right) at Alder

This week's review is of Alder, Wylie Dufresne's new restaurant in the East Village, where I found the platonic ideal of clam chowder -- lean but incredibly silky, full of flavor -- with a particularly delicious trick up its sleeve.

Photographer Dominic Perri took so many excellent photos at the restaurant, it seemed a shame to show you only one. See the rest after the jump.

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Dominic Perri
Banoffee pie is one of three desserts

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Dominic Perri
Pigs in a blanket deliver the comforting sweetness of Chinese delivery

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Dominic Perri
Pastrami and rye pasta looks familiar, but it tastes of another time and place

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Dominic Perri
Roughly chopped chicken liver on cornbread toast, with wings of crisp chicken skin

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Dominic Perri
Smooth, purple-hued pub cheese with thick crisps made from Martin's potato rolls

Read more about the dishes in the full review.




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