Last night at Minetta Tavern we noticed a couple splitting the Black Label burger — it was delivered to them in two halves, with fries on each plate. If you’re too proud to go that route, chefs Riad Nasr and Lee Hanson were on The Martha Stewart Show just now, teaching her how to make three-ounce Black Label sliders. Of course, they didn’t reveal the exact ratios of dry aged rib eye, prime short rib, prime brisket, and prime strip steak that make up the La Frieda blend (the recipe on Martha’s site calls for any ol’ ground beef). So will the sliders be on the menu? “Maybe for you, Martha,” Nasr demurred. Martha’s site also has recipes for the Tavern’s pommes aligots, sautéed spinach, and roast farmers chicken.
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