Saturday, September 6, 2014


SWMBO and I drove to Prescott the other day to try out a new restaurant.

As you can assume, by the name, it's a bistro built around wine. Lots of wine.

We shared a bottle of Sledgehammer Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa with our meal.  There was a Thursday special when we were there - $25 for a bottle of wine and a cheese plate.  We decided on that but split a wonderful sandwich before the cheese plate. A prosciutto panini with brie, baby spinach and fig spread on ciabatta. It was wonderful and accompanied by homemade potato chips.

I'm sorry.  I was too interested in the food to remember to take a photo.

The cheese platter also was scrumptious, with fontina, cheddar, strawberry slices, blueberries, nuts, seeds and crostini.  We should have been full but we decided to finish our repast by splitting a dessert of the day - an immense piece of strawberry banana bread pudding with a dollop of whipped cream on top.  It was very rich and the two of us couldn't finish it.

Our waitress was excellent and accomodating and the chef came out of the kitchen to our table for a bit of conversation.

Our judgement was "we'll be back!"

Though it's located in a strip mall at Frontier Village it's beautifully decorated and is a quiet and welcoming place.  

You can learn more by visiting their web site here.


Stephen Hayes said...

Sounds like a great "find." Feel free to take me there when I come for a visit.

Catalyst/Taylor said...

You're on!

Phil Perisich said...

I live here and hadn't heard of it. They need to advertise. My grandfather made his own wine and I remember the oak barrels and grape press in the basement. Once a year the box cars would bring grapes up from Napa Valley to Portland.

Catalyst/Taylor said...

Phil, it's been open since May. Directly above Augie's in Frontier Village.

Tom Cochrun said...

Thanks for the delicious review. Glad you were able to enjoy such a nice food outing.
Interested in the art. Are those paintings, collages or something else?

Catalyst/Taylor said...

Paintings. That's why I sent the link to Lana, too.

Thérèse said...

Quite an original logo and display.
A review that will even become a bloggers' meeting point.

Should Fish More said...

Looks lovely, and I do like a big cab.