Last Chance to Taste Wylie Dufresne's 'Stairway to Heaven'
Every chef has a "Stairway to Heaven," that annoyingly crowd-pleasing dish they can't take off the menu. For Wylie Dufresne of the Lower East Side gem WD-50, it's his modern rendition of eggs Benedict, which once blew our collective minds with fried cubes of Hollandaise. Well, it's the end of an era.
"We did take it off the menu once, and there was a sizable outcry: 'What do you mean? I came all the way out here for that.' We're hoping they'll now find other things to get excited about."
It's your last chance to taste the iconic dish. Next week, Dufresne tells the Times, he's taking Stairway off the playlist and putting out new dishes.
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