Jasper White was central to the surge in Boston fine dining in the 1980s and '90s. After a brief break and a couple of cookbooks, he returned to restaurants, opening his first Summer Shack in 2000. He adapted a lobster thermidor recipe from Auguste Escoffier, the father of classic French cuisine. So it's not surprising that richness is a key factor when pairing lobster thermidor with a white wine from Burgundy.
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