Friday, February 15, 2008

Valentine's Day

Last night, Weenie and I accompanied Pat and James to dinner. We decided on McEwen's on Monroe. It was a Prix Fixe of $65 and included four courses.

We had been at James's downtown condo beforehand for cocktails so we decided to stick with vodka during dinner instead of switching over to wine.

The first course I chose was a Wild Boar Tamale. I was a little apprehensive about it but wanted to be a little adventuresome. It was wonderful! The sauce was very spicy. Next came the Heart of Romaine Salad with an avocado vinegrette. It also had roasted tomatoes and sweet onions. They had been marinating in the vinegrette. It was awesome!

My entree was filet with asparagus and gruyere potatoes. Delicious! Weenie had the snapper! Both were a little overcooked but still great.

Next was dessert. Oh my! I ordered the bourbon vanilla cheesecake on a banana graham cracker topped with strawberries! I could barely fit anything else in my mouth but this was too good to let go to waste.

All in all, it was a very enjoyable evening with my baby and my two best boys!


AskALesbian said...

You may have missed your calling. You are totally engaging as a travel/dining writer. (Although maybe that is how you make your living?)

Best regards!


thewishfulwriter said...

i should have eaten dinner prior to reading this post. Now I'm not just starving, but I'm starving and faced with eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich instead of a four course meal.

sheesh! :)

Sounds like a great V-day!