Eggs on the Plate without the Plate.1932. ©Salvador Dalí Museum, Inc.
The Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida is worth a visit whenever it's safe to travel. Home to the largest collection of the artist's work outside of Europe, you'll find yourself enthralled with his mind-bending work. And hungry. Luckily, Café Gala, named for Salvador's wife, is there to provide a menu of light, delectable fare made all the more flavorful by the surrounding feast for the eyes.
Until we can travel more freely, you can visit virtually; see the museum's collection, download activities and lesson plans for kids (and non-kids), and even enter Dreams of Dalí, a virtual reality experience, where you can immerse yourself in Dali’s painting Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet’s “Angelus” .
With all that other-worldly exploration you'll undoubtedly be famished upon your return to this mortal realm. Try your own version of the lightly charred Caesar salad with our cantabrian anchovies and extra virgin olive oil from the cafe, shown below. Refortified, you'll be ready to return once again to the surreal and boundless dreams of Dalí.
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Lightly charred “Caesar” salad is extra delicious after seeing the works of Salvador Dali. We make a “Caesar” dressing from manchego, idizabal and Mahon cheese with Cantabrian anchovy from @donostiafoods and very good Olive oil from Spain. It’s really delicious 🥄 👨🍳 @chuckbandel • • • • #foodstarz #foodporn #gourmetartistry #chefstalk #chefsroll #chefsofinstagram #instafood #gastroart #theartofplating #expertfoods #f52grams #foodandwine #feedfeed #chefsplateform #cookniche #truecooks #foodshare #nomnom #salad #summer #thedali #igersstpete #stpetersburgflorida
photo and recipe by Chuck Bandel