In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook the rock sugar with the red wine and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shallots, garlic, ginger, green onion, cilantro, thyme, red miso, soy sauce, reserved red wine, and the oil. Mix well. Add the beef to the mixture and marinate for 4 to 6 hours. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare an oven safe, medium saute pan over high heat. Season the beef with the salt and pepper. Sear the beef for 2 minutes. Place the pan in the oven to finish cooking, about 8 to 10 minutes for medium rare. Take care that the beef does not burn as the marinade contains sugar.
In a large saute pan over high heat, cook the shallots, garlic, ginger, and thyme, for 4 to 6 minutes. Add the chanterelle and cook for another 5 minutes. Deglaze the pan with the wine, then add the mushroom stock and the soy sauce. Set aside 1/2 cup of the mixture to be used in the risotto cake. Extract about 8 of the larger mushrooms to be used as garnish. Reduce the liquid by 1/3 and then puree the mixture in a blender. Add the lemon juice, canola oil, and truffle oil and season with salt and pepper.
Place the chicken stock in a large pot over high heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and keep warm. Coat a large saucepan over medium heat with the olive oil. Sweat the onions and garlic, 8 to 10 minutes. Add the rice and saute for 4 additional minutes. Deglaze the pan with the white wine and reduce until almost dry. Slowly add the warm chicken stock allowing the rice to absorb the liquid. Stir the rice occasionally to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pan. Keep adding the chicken stock until the rice is cooked al dente. Season with salt and pepper and add the reserved mushrooms, herbs, cheese, and butter.
Bring a stockpot filled with salted water to a boil. Quickly blanch the spinach and then immediately plunge it into a bowl of ice water. Strain the spinach from the water and allow to dry. In a mixing bowl, combine the spinach, sesame seeds, sesame oil, Korean chile flakes, salt and pepper. Place the spinach mixture in the middle of a 12 by 12-inch piece of aluminum foil. Fold the mixture to form a roll with a one-inch diameter and twist the ends of the foil to secure the spinach. Place the foiled roll in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Remove the roulade from the refrigerator and allow it to reach room temperature. Using a serrated knife cut the roulade with foil intact into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Be sure to remove the foil before serving.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the sesame paste, rice wine vinegar, canola oil, shallot, ginger, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
In a small mixing bowl, combine the truffle oil and the lemon juice. Add the radishes and chives and season with the salt and pepper. Set aside.
Plating: Place the risotto near the top of the plate with the roulade resting on top of the risotto. Drizzle the sesame dressing over the roulade and sprinkle with sesame seeds, and then add the radish on top of the roulade. Cut the beef in half and rest it against the cake. Drizzle the vinaigrette around the plate and garnish with the reserved chanterelles, about 2 per plate.
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