How to approach a food whose genus name is theobroma: “food of the gods” ? Sacramentally. John and Dar are not just acolytes, though. Their visionary originality (black garlic! fungi! spruce tips!) combine with their sure-handedness as culinary technologists and their deep knowledge of place. Each bite is an exquisite still-life, a communion in which rainforest melts into here-and-now Vermont. Stop, close your eyes, and taste: you, too, will melt.