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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Restaurant Week III (part two)

Sunday: Pescadou Bistro. They do a nightly 3 course "blackboard special" for $28, so I'm not sure why we had never eaten there before. (You even get a little chalkboard for your table, in case you have difficulty remembering what the 3 courses are.) I found the food decent, and worth returning for. Nico was a little underwhelmed. Her taste buds may have been influenced by the very loud party of eight a couple of tables over that made the otherwise reserved restaurant sound like an amusement park.

"Very loud" is an incredible understatement. How loud were they? They were so loud that I kept looking around the restaurant for a very loud former colleague. So loud that both the busboy and the two 12 year old boys at the table next to us were complaining. So loud that when Nicole yelled: "This is not a McDonald's!", nobody could hear it.

[Brief pause at work today=time to finish this post.]

Monday: Oysters. The place you drive by all the time, but never seem to stop to eat at. Better than I remembered, and the crème brulée was the best of the week.

Tuesday: Took the night off. Work is exhausting; eating out every night is also exhausting.

Wednesday: Pasta Pomodoro. Far better than any other "budget" Italian. The butternut squash ravioli in brown butter was the most delicious thing I have ever eaten. Three courses plus a glass of wine for the bargain price of $20.

Thursday: Bayside. They never let me down...and to help stimulate the economy, Restaurant Week will be continued for the rest of the quarter! Anyone want to come and join us for dinner?

2 comments:

Mrs. Nicole Lasko said...
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Mrs. Nicole Lasko said...

The loudness was more annoying due to the fact that the woman who was the loudest kept going on about different restaurants she'd been to, and the quality of their food. For a wanna-be foodie, she was incredibly ignorant of restaurant etiquette. Hence my McDonald's comment