Saturday, September 1, 2012


For non-Spanish speaking readers of this blog, "comida" is a main meal eaten in the afternoon.  That's what we had today at a restaurant I won't name for reasons you'll understand in time.

We shared a delicious salad.

We preceded that with a healthy martini for SWMBO and a healthy gin and tonic for me.

Then I had glazed pork belly with mashed sweet potatoes.

My companion said she didn't want to taste them but she did take a tiny bite.  She said they were fatty and greasy.

She zeroed in on a plate of fried oysters, remembering the ones we used to have at the beach in Mexico.  But, she said, unlike those and unlike the description on the menu that said they were crispy . . these were soft and greasy.  Hmmm, seems like greasy was a main complaint with her. 

At any rate she was disappointed and told the waiter.  So it goes in the world of dining out.  Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.

By the way, comida is Spanish but the restaurant we were at was French.


Tom Cochrun said...

Sorry it was a miss for you today. The selections sounded appealing. doing something well requires skill in addition to ingredients.

Steve said...

Like your wife, I don't like fatty meat, but the photos look good.

Stephen Hayes said...

I have always liked fatty meat but as I get older it doesn't seem to like me anymore.

Lowandslow said...

True, you win some and you lose some. But at least you'll know this is not a keeper and look elsewhere next time. ;)


nereus said...

The Bistro?

The Bug said...

But what did YOU think of your meal?

Bruce Taylor, a.k.a. Catalyst said...

Dana - I liked mine. Even brought some home and finished it as a sandwich yesterday!