After @yogachik’s rec, I decided to try Forma for the first time yesterday. Cacio e pepe was indeed delicious, and the cheese selection is a bit overwhelming! We asked server at the bar to choose 3 cheese for us, and they were great (St Pats Cowgirl Creamery; Truffle Tremor; Roquefort – Papillon). My favorite was the truffled cheese. Bread pudding was surprising delicate (and quite custard-y). Didn’t get as much nutella as I had hoped.
Clam pasta was underseasoned (IMHO) and could’ve used more clam flavor.
Wine (Cote du Rhone Clos de Trias Ventoux) would’ve paired great w/ the cheese, but we ordered it after that, and it overpowered the pasta. Generous pour.
Everything here has a relatively light hand, which is both good (cacio e pepe) and not so great (clam pasta). The quality of the ingredients is undeniable, though. Service from our main server was a bit indifferent (we asked for sparkling water and got still water; we had to ask for glasses to be refilled multiple times).
Ordered my first Rucker pie and picked it today. Got home and noticed it had cracked and the filling is seeping a bit. Oh, well. Hopefully, it’ll still taste delicious (it’s for a party later tonight, so I’ll report back).