Le Castagne Offering Truffle Upgrades on Any Plate on the Menu

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Funky fungi Photo: Kang Kim

Truffle season is upon us, and since unfavorable weather conditions in Italy put a pinch on this years harvest, we can expect the price on the typically costly fungal delicacy to be a higher than normal. Thankfully, Michael DeLone, chef at Center Citys Le Castagne is offering a chance for mere mortals to taste the funky fungi without the threat of missing a mortgage payment in the process. In addition to the over-the-top truffle-laden prix fixe menus hes offering this week theres two dinner options priced at $125 and $350, plus a lunch dealy for $75 DeLone will upgrade any dish from the restaurants a la carte menu with white or black truffle shavings for $50 or $35 (respectively) per plate.