List w/o Commentary: Barbrix last night

Drink:

  • Blanc de Blancs, Parigot & Richard N/V
  • Savennieres, “L’Enclos,” Morgat 2006
  • Tempranillo, Tinto Pesquera 2005

Food:

  • seared ahi tuna carpaccio with sambuca fennel, orange aioli, cara cara oranges, 2009 olio nuovo
  • hamachi crudo with ginger creme frâiche, avacado, paprika oil
  • deviled eggs with marinated boquerones
  • saffron arancini stuffed with smoked mozzerella
  • and three cheeses I forget the name of

Tags: , , ,

Wine Web Wednesdays


Kevin from Native Food & Wine eats a Century egg. Watch the video to find out more. I had one in China a couple of years ago by accident. It was on my plate already out of its shell, I thought it was Jello; boy, was my mouth surprised.

We eat out a lot. The following list doesn’t try to be comprehensive, it just highlights some of our local culinary go-to dishes. While we cannot recommend a Century Egg, we highly recommend these dishes from some of our favorite restaurants.

With Pepcid for dessert: poutine and the pig’s ear at Animal.

While we do some laundry: pulled pork sandwich and Hook’s cheddar at Lou.

If She drags Him to BH: grand plateau de fruits de mer at Bouchon.

The only place we eat chicken: chicken and whole branzino at Canelé.

A short walk for small plates: deviled eggs at Barbrix.

Rap music & wine: potted meats in mason jars at Palate. (sit at the bar in the back).

Sit at the bar He built: bacon-wrapped matzoh balls at The Gorbals.

A break from mid-day shopping: Nancy’s chopped salad and ipswich clam pizza at Pizzeria Mozza.

Tags: , , , , , , , ,