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

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

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.

Banoffee pie is one of three desserts
Banoffee pie is one of three desserts
Dominic Perri
Pigs in a blanket deliver the comforting sweetness of Chinese delivery
Pigs in a blanket deliver the comforting sweetness of Chinese delivery
Dominic Perri
Pastrami and rye pasta looks familiar, but it tastes of another time and place
Pastrami and rye pasta looks familiar, but it tastes of another time and place
Dominic Perri
Roughly chopped chicken liver on cornbread toast, with wings of crisp chicken skin
Roughly chopped chicken liver on cornbread toast, with wings of crisp chicken skin
Dominic Perri
Smooth, purple-hued pub cheese with thick crisps made from Martin's potato rolls
Smooth, purple-hued pub cheese with thick crisps made from Martin's potato rolls
Dominic Perri

Read more about the dishes in the full review.



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