Saturday, November 8, 2008

What we ate this weekend

(Because another post about how I have nothing to say today would be boring lame. Sorry for the dearth of photos. EDIT: I added one!)


Piece Restaurant & Brewery
(with Megan and my mom)
  • Caesar salad
  • Pizza with red sauce, mozzarella, ricotta, garlic, and artichoke hearts
  • I had Piece's Worryin' Ale; Megan had their Iron Fisted Stout (I think that's the name?), and Mom and the Top Heavy Hefeweizen.

The Snail (with my mom)
  • Som tum salad (Thai salad with shrimp, shredded cabbage, carrots, tomato, peanuts, and lime dressing)
  • Pad ped Talay (red curry with seafood, bamboo shoots, and basil)
  • Thai iced tea
Hop Leaf Bar & Restaurant (with Mom)
  • Mussels in white wine (with garlic, fennel, rapini, and olives), with frites and aioli
  • CB&J (cashew butter, fig jam, and morbier cheese on sourdough then pan-fried), with stilton macaroni and cheese
  • Framboise molten lava cake
  • I had a Maredsous Tripel 10 and Oud Beersel Framboise, and Mom had a Bell's Amber

Potbelly's Sandwich Works (with Mom)
  • I had an Italian on wheat and a Cricket Cola
  • Mom had Tuna salad with swiss on wheat
M. Henry (with Mom, Dad, and Marilyn)
  • Me: Santa Fe Open Face - toasted sour boule topped with sautéed spinach, goat cheese, sliced chicken, roasted red pepper, & green tomatillo sauce
  • Marilyn:
  • rustic peasant quiche and mixed field greens - savory quiche filled with asparagus, sautéed leeks, shallots, applewood bacon, gruyere and lorraine swiss
  • Dad: brioche french toast with maple syrup; candied applewood smoked bacon; breakfast potatoes
  • Mom: breakfast bread pudding - vanilla and egg custard brioche bread pudding with peaches & blackberries
Bread pudding

Scoozi! (with Mom, Dad, and Marilyn)
  • Caesar salad
  • Me: Gnocchi trio (Tomato & Cream - fresh herbs & pomodoro sauce; Asparagus & Speck - smoked prosciutto, leeks, parmesan cream; Bolognese - classic slow cooked meat sauce); pistachio geltato
  • Marilyn: Ravioli trio (Mezzaluna Bandiera - spinach & ricotta, alfredo & tomato sauce, pesto; Butternut Squash - brown butter, sage, roasted walnuts; Sausage & Broccolini - roasted pepper tomato broth)
  • Dad: Rigatoni With Smoked Chicken - spinach, mushrooms, parmesan cream; lemon pound cake with berries and cream
  • Mom: Whole Wheat Penne Alla Norma - roasted eggplant, tomatoes, cippolinis, ricotta salata; apple crumble

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