Spice Road Table – Stuffed Grape Leaves v2

this experience took place on Sunday, May 4, 2014

On Latifa’s suggestion, we ordered the Stuffed Grape Leaves with extra capers and raisins…

These were so much better. The fried capers were a wonderful new taste experience (now we want fried capers on EVERYTHING). The pine nuts added a little bit of crunch

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bluezoo with Kristi J

This dining experience took place on September 19, 2014

Our friend Kristi J was in town recently, we returned to bluezoo lounge en masse and tried a few new things!

Chef Jimmy Reyes brought out an amuse bouche for us – this is his take on Thanksgiving dinner… The three of us agreed

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an unplanned lunch at Sanaa with our niece

This dining experience took place on September 24, 2014

The three of us had spent our morning on the Backstage Safari at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (more on that to come next week). We had planned to go to Sanaa for Lunch with an Animal Specialist on Saturday (more on that next week too)

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second Sake & Food Pairing at Tokyo Dining – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014

This Epcot Food & Wine Festival dining experience took place on Thursday, October 16, 2014

This was our second visit to the Sake and Food Pairing at Tokyo Dining this year. We arrived early enough for Nick to get some photos of the set-up.

Nick spoke with Garin, there are 32 guests

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first Tokyo Dining Sake & Food Pairing – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014

This Epcot Food & Wine Festival experience took place on Thursday, September 25, 2014

Yes! Two “food & wine lunches” in one day… there was a brief nap at American Adventure between lunches As this was part of Nevie’s visit, my report will be brief and mainly pictorial. A full dtailed review will

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Spice Road Table – Mussels Tangine (again)

This dining experience took place on Saturday, April 19, 2014

Lunch today was simple… Mussels Tagine.

We had a new-to-us server, Latifa, she’s been in America for over 3.5 years and came over to Spice Road Table from Restaurant Marrakesh. She was quite attentive and we had a lovely visit to Spice Road

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bluezoo just because it’s Friday night

This dining experience took place on September 5, 2014

today, I’m just going to talk about the food…

Amuse Bouche from Chef Jimmy Reyes

This was a perfectly poached quail egg with umberco ham (hope I spelled that right) and cauliflower puree… It was like a perfect little bitty breakfast. The nasturtium leaf

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Why so much lamb for Nevie?

In her own words…

As you can see by my menu selections I eat a lot of lamb. I should probably explain why.

During undergraduate school at Clemson we had to choose between the usual speech class or showing an animal. I didn’t care much for talking about stupid assigned topics, so I chose to show

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Second Tequila Lunch at La Hacienda – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014

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Two weeks after our first Tequila Lunch with Nevie, we returned to La Hacienda for our second Tequila Lunch in 2014 – Friday, October 10, 2014

As always, the lunch began with a welcome margarita… this is one we haven’t seen yet at a Tequila Lunch…

La Hacienda traditional margarita – very

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first Tequila Lunch at La Hacienda – Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014

This Food & Wine Festival experience took place on Thursday, September 25, 2014

I think this was our seventh Tequila Lunch (we did it twice in 2012 and in 2013), but it was Nevie’s first time. She had told us that she likes tequila – we found out later that she really likes

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