“Daunting,” Chan Hon Meng says of dreaming up dessert with Christopher Kostow, the brainy, fine-dining chef behind The Restaurant at Meadowood in Napa.
But the sweet results of the unlikely culinary duo’s collaboration are easy to like. You can discover that for yourself at Tiger StrEats, Tiger Beer’s street food-meets-fine dining pop-up at Indochine in New York City from Dec. 7 through 9. (Check Tiger Beer coasters at participating restaurants and bars for a unique code that can give you two complimentary seats.)
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In fact, the final course of their menu is a soothing coconut pudding with buoyant, chewy rice balls, earthy, sweet red bean and crackly meringue, a meld of comforting Chinese food and cheffy finesse.