White truffle season is finally upon us. Those funky, absurdly expensive fungi have been plucked from the rich Italian soil, packed up, and shipped to some of the best restaurants in the city. They're still fairly hard to find in New York right now, and Eater hears that there's some gouging going on in the truffle trade, with large specimens selling for as much as $3,450 a pound. But if you're willing to pay the price, they are delicious, especially when served with butter, cheese, and noodles. Here's a guide to the New York restaurants that have started serving white truffles:
Note: Because it's so early in the season, it's always a good idea to call ahead to make sure that truffles are currently in the kitchen. They should be widely available by the first week of November.