What a year. Launched last June, the opening of L’enfant Terrible hit Warsaw’s foodies like a runaway truck. Accolades and awards have come thick and fast, but beyond the baubles and certificates has been the knowledge that Warsaw has gained a venue of genuine substance. “Of course we believed in ourselves,” says chef Michał Bryś, “but even so the response has been overwhelming. You know, looking back it all feels like a long, weird, exhausting rock’n’roll tour – like one of those epic Stones tours!”
This is not a hollow analogy. “Each day,” says Bryś, “we’re performing – come six o’clock when the crew gets in the kitchen it’s like a band arriving on stage. We’re playing together, from the dishwasher up: we’re a team, a band, and we don’t perform solo.” It’s fitting, therefore, that perhaps their most celebrated dish to date has rock inspirations: Pigs & Roses.
“The name alone,” says Bryś, “is a good example of my philosophy. I want something a bit rock-ish and maverick, I want there to be no barriers. I’m not into following trends, I want to see freedom in cooking, creativity and independence.” That this star dish is composed of roses, pork belly and, wait for it, a donut, is proof of the chef’s commitment to embracing the unusual. And, as part of their first anniversary celebrations, you can now see for yourself. Book now for a menu that reprises the classic hits that made Enfant massive…
ul. Sandomierska 13 (enter from Rejtana), eterrible.pl