Posts Tagged ‘food’
Hotel Griffou is definitely one of my faves! I love the vibe, food and decor (every room has a different theme)! They have a new chef (David Santos) at the helm so I was excited to try the new menu…..and David didn’t disappoint! We enjoyed everything! Actually, we enjoyed it so much that I forgot to take pictures (I did manage to get a shot of our dessert a few bites in). Don’t worry- I’m due back next week for a business dinner so I’ll snap a few shots then, and add it to this post.
This spot was featured in my Fall line-up, and I was dying to check it out.
Michael White strikes again- but this time with a casual and cozy Italian resto. When you first walk in it feels like a family-style restaurant that should be in Little Italy. The predominately wood decor gives it a very homely feel.
There was so much to choose from on the menu- sliced meats, salads, crostini’s, pasta, meat and fish! I couldn’t wait to dive in. We started with olive bread, and a perfectly balanced spread of olive oil. It was in the cutest little bottle.
A customizable treat: It’s gelato, sorbet or yogurt on a stick with or without toppings! There are lots of options in terms of flavors and toppings. I love this concept- it’s a great on-the-go option. It’s perfect for a snack or after dinner treat. There are so many great restaurants close by – Market Table, Bar Pitti, Da Silvano, Blue Ribbon Bakery, Aqua Grill, Ino, 10 Downing, Joe’s Pizza, John’s Pizza, Morandi, Ditch Plains, Pearl and more…..So you should grab a bite and top it off with a popbar!
I had a double dose of sushi on Friday- and believe me, I was in heaven!
It all started with a late lunch at Nobu with all the usual suspects- yellowtail jalapeno, miso cod, rock shrimp tempura in creamy spicy sauce, sashimi salad, sushi (spicy tuna, yellowtail and eel rolls) and mochi ice cream.
After lunch, I headed back to the office to bang out a few things, and at about 8p I headed over to Koi.
CHOW FAVES @ KOI:
Crispy rice with spicy tuna
Locanda Verde- always at the top of my list! I went there last night, and as always, I was in food heaven! You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu. It just really depends on what you’re in mood for. We didn’t have too much to eat last night because we were headed to the Hennessy Artistry event, and had to leave room for our SIPS!
TIP: Make a ressie- it’s always packed. If you’re feeling daring, you can walk in and try to dine at the bar- but there’s a list for that too (check in with a bartender at either one of the bars and put your name down)
CHOW FAVES (from last night- I have too many to list): Mezze Rigatoni with lamb bolognese and Sea bass with mushrooms, greens and mashed potatoes (this was a special) – the flavors blended together so nicely- there was a party going on in my mouth.