“We are like truffle pigs in a big forest, snorting and looking for oak trees,” adds Brancowitz with a chuckle.
They talk about bicycle riding and truffle hunting in Umbria.
His cannabis-infused menus range from truffle tuna casserole and coconut chicken to French toast and omelets.
"edible fungus," 1590s, from Middle French trufle (late 14c.), from Old French truffe, probably from Old Provençal trufa, metathesized from Late Latin tufera (plural), cognate of Latin tuber "edible root." Another theory notes Italian tartuffo (Milanese tartuffel) "potato," supposedly from terræ tuber. Extended 1926 to powdered, round chocolates that look like truffles.