The restaurant is WD50, the chef is Wylie Dufresne. If you haven’t heard of it, the chef and the restaurant are famous for their whimsy, molecular gastronomy, and cutting edge food preparation and plating. They use lots of things like Xantham Gum and other ingredients straight out of chemistry class. While this method of cooking has become very chic with d-bags like Marcel from Top Chef, Wylie is a true pioneer.
Look at this food.
View all the photos. God, I have to eat here.