Archive | February, 2012

Stanley – New Orleans

25 Feb

he8:  Stella!

she8: Okay. Okay. I’m sorry I haven’t watched Street Car Named Desire!

we8:  Omelet Sandwich

http://stanleyrestaurant.com/

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El Cortijo Taqueria & Cantina – Vermont

23 Feb

he8: After a Corzo Tequila on the rocks… everything was delicious.

she8:  We heard this spot had the best Margherita’s ever…. It was amazing for my first time. (I’m no longer a tequila virgin).

we8: Salsa & Guacamole, Ceviche of the day.

http://www.cortijovt.com/

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Le Bilboquet – NYC

22 Feb

he8: NY lunch at its best, Salmon and Chardonay with good company…is it too early for scotch?

she8:  Tiny spot Upper East Side classic. Must be comfortable rubbing elbows with strangers while eating.

we8: Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad & Grilled Salmon Salad.

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My Little Cupcake – Vermont

21 Feb

he8: Didn’t want to lose a finger..

she8: Valentine’s Day + Valentine’s Birthday Day  = two cupcakes. You can’t argue with logic.

we8: Champagne & Vanilla

http://www.mylittlecupcakevt.com/

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Jacques-imos Cafe – New Orleans

21 Feb

he8: she8 was hesitant to eat something that could eat her first.

she8: Major Jessica Simpson moment… Alligator sausage? But it was pork, right? Wait a minute… It’s actually name alligator sausage.

we8: Shrimp And Alligator Sausage Cheesecake and Crabcakes

http://www.jacquesimoscafe.com/

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The Farmhouse – Vermont

18 Feb

he8: Bourbon in the pie? Does that count as day time drinking? I’m pretty sure the beer flight did…

she8: Vermont is a big winner on the restaurant scene! I swear there must be maple syrup in everything that causes such a food high! The Farmhouse is a WINNER!

we8:  Pulled Tarragon Chicken Salad (roasted local pasture raised chicken, greens, cider vinaigrette dried cranberries, almonds, Cabot Clothbound cheddar), Misty Knoll Free Range Turkey (Taylor Farm smoked gouda, cranberry mostarda, arugula, charred onions),  Local Potato Salad, Maple Pecan Bourbon Pie.

http://farmhousetg.com/

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Camellia Grill – New Orleans

18 Feb

he8:  Umm…. I wasn’t at this meal?

she8:  Treated myself to breakfast.  I mean butter. Everything tasted like butttteeeerrrrrrr!

we8: Two eggs over easy, sausage, potatoes, and rye toast.

http://www.camelliagrill.net/home.htm

Momofuku – NYC

18 Feb

he8:  A beer and a pork bun; is that all of the food groups???

she8:  I swear my first word had to be MOMofuku… Dear God these are ridiculous.

we8: 2 Orders of pork/shiitake – hoisin, scallion, cucumber.

http://www.momofuku.com/new-york-city/

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Ria’s Bluebird – Atlanta

18 Feb

he8:  Why avoid meat and then spend the rest of your days trying to copy it?

she8:  Spicy tofu sort of sucked. Made me want a steak even more.

we8: Scrambled eggs, sweet potato cake and Veggie Philly Wrap with seitan, peppers, onions, mushrooms, and spicy tofu sauce with vegan cheese.

http://riasbluebird.com/

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Hatsuhana – NYC

18 Feb

he8: Cozy and delicious.  No sake, no happy.

she8:  Not bad. Not Nobu.

we8:  Dark miso soup with nameko mushrooms or a sari clams, Yellowtail with scallion rice bowl, spicy tuna roll, yellowtail scallion roll,  and chopped fatty tuna tartar mixed with scallions.

http://www.hatsuhana.com/

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