I had not previously attempted to dine at Rose’s Luxury because I was not up to standing in line to make a reservation and I never got around to hiring a line stander. Debbie and I had eaten at Pineapple and Pearls (WW #159-12/2017) which is located next door which we thoroughly enjoyed. Both restaurants are owned by Aaron Silverman. Continue reading “Restaurant: Rose’s Luxury”
A reminder: I only write about restaurants I believe are worth trying and would patronize again. If I don’t like the restaurant, I don’t write about it. Continue reading “A Note on Restaurants”
(At the end of the following review there is an addendum relative to the connection between Emilitsa and my hometown of Duluth, Minnesota)
We went to Emilitsa with Melanie and Eliot.
Emilitsa, a traditional Greek restaurant, was opened in 2008 by two brothers named Demos and John Regas. Demos was the chef and John ran the front of the House. In 2015, Demos’ son Niko took over for his father as Executive Chef. Continue reading “Restaurant: Emilitsa”
The motto of the Lobster Roll truck that is located in Fort Williams Park, within sight of the Portland Head Light is, “Not All Lobster Rolls are Created Equal”. Continue reading “Restaurant: Bite into Maine”
Debbie and I went to Arroz with Decker and Sherry. It has been open since March in the Marriot Marquis Convention Hotel lobby.
The restaurant, a Mike Isabella restaurant, is entered through the lobby of the hotel. Continue reading “Restaurant: Arroz”
A reminder: When I write about a restaurant it means that I think it is worth trying and that I would go there again. If I don’t like it, I don’t write about it.
As you enter there are a variety of seating options including an “L” shaped bar that seats 4 on one side and 6 on the other. There is a communal table that seats 10. At the far end a banquette that fronts a series of two and four tops which can be combined in a variety of ways. It is here that we were seated. The balance of the restaurant is 2 and 4 tops. Continue reading “Restaurant: Town Square Tavern”
Gail and I went to this restaurant on a Tuesday night. It is literally at the corner of Norfolk Avenue and Cordell. Continue reading “Restaurant: Duck Duck Goose”
Debbie and I went to Momofuku with Florence and Peter on a Saturday night.
The main door of the restaurant is actually on 11th Avenue at the corner of 11th and “I” street. It shares an entrance with an ice cream specialty shop called Milk Bar. There is a closed street along the “I” Street side and there is an area for outdoor dining which was not being used the night we were there. Continue reading “Restaurant: Momofuku CCDC”
A reminder: When I write about a restaurant it means that I think it is worth trying and that I would go there again. If I don’t like it, I don’t write about it. Continue reading “Restaurant Reminder”
Debbie and I went to Convivial at the suggestion of Decker and Sherry. Convivial means “fond of feasting, eating and good company, cheerful, friendly and jovial.” This restaurant is all of those things. Continue reading “Restaurant: Convivial”
Hilary, Debbie and I went to the new Lupo Verde Osteria on May 14th just a month after it opened. This is the second restaurant opened by the folks who opened the original Lupo Verde on 14th Street.
The Lupo restaurants have been described by others as “soulful Italian cooking.” Continue reading “Restaurant: Lupo Verde Osteria”
Simma and Ron and Debbie and I dined at Bas Rouge on a Saturday night with a 6:45 p.m. reservation. We were seated immediately. Continue reading “Restaurant: Bas Rouge”