Food: eating out Saturday


Due to lack of food at home (empty fridge! :shock:) and my cook-laziness, we eat out twice a day on Saturday.

For lunch we went to Rice. After that visit with Maggie and Bobby, it became our to-go restaurant in our neighbor for a quick meal.

Since then we always order the same appetizers.

For me: veggie soup with silken tofu

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For Star: chicken soup

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As entree, I had thai stir-fry veggies with basil and fried tofu

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that came with black rice which was super chewy (love it!)

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Star had shrimp spaghetti with bacon

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Afternoon was spent at the gym and an 2 hour nap, preparing for a formal dinner at Taberna del Alabardero. Washingtonian Magazine restaurant critic Robert Shoffner calls it “The best Spanish restaurant in the Country”.

For five of us we ordered 3 appetizers

Dry Tuna with Garlic, Olive Oil and Pistachio Sauce served with Salty Tomato and Crunchy Bread

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Jamon Iberico

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Grilled Fresh Vegetables over Green Asparagus Creamy Sauce and topped with a Local Farmer Poached Egg

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Star and Adam shared a Lobster Paella

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I “steal” half of the lobster from his plate 😉

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our guest had Angus Beef Tenderloin in a Mushroom Sauce served with Broiled Potato stuffed with Cheese

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the other guest and I had Codfish Comfit server over a bed of Creamy Potato Pure, Grilled Octopus, Sea Salt and Paprika

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it was the best codfish I’ve ever had!!!

Star was too full to have dessert, so I had this Mixed Egg Cream Custard with Mascarpone and Orange Sorbet for myself

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It was delicious, so creamy and not too sweet!

Adam had Egg Yolk Custard with Rosemary essence topped with Yogurt Ice-Cream

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and the guests shared Peach Ragout in a Light Coffee Syrup with Cream Custard topped with a Magdalene

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It was an amazing meal and great conversation. We learned things about NIH, how they do experiments to schizophrenia patient. Interesting 😉

Sunday will a busy day, climbing and frisbee. Got to run! Have a great Sunday you too! 🙂

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5 responses to “Food: eating out Saturday

  1. thedelicateplace

    i love poached eggs! i’m working under an NIH grant in immunology research. and 2 of my coworkers did internships with them. very interesting stuff!

  2. OH MAN everything looks sooo yummy!!

  3. YUM!! I’m drooling over here as I sip on my morning coffee.
    It all sounds delicious. I love the custard and yogurt dessert, and the local farmed poached egg. Oh man, everything sounds so fresh and amazing!

  4. looks like some delish eats. i think there is nothing better than pairing good food with good people and good conversations. 🙂

  5. Coco, you seriously eat at the BEST restaurants ever!!! 🙂

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