Yes day 1
FOOD IS OUR RELIGION
HAPPY 4 YEARS ANNIVERSARY
TOLE BOY AKA DC
This whole blog started with a sudden random urge to blog. Three years ago, sitting at this very desk and chair I published my first post. Who would have thought I would have kept going months after months (let alone years). I bet most people including myself would have thought I would have given up years ago just like those
Oyster Tasting Plate - $44To celebrate my 4 years anniversary with DC, him and I went to an oyster bar to eat ALL the oysters in the ocean. Okay no... I wish we did. I ordered a tasting plate (6 cold and 6 hot) and soon my pretties arrived. I so so so regret getting just one tasting plate because it meant I had to share. I wanted all the pretties all to my self. Why was I so stupid to share this? I should have ordered a tasting plate each! Welp.
The two fried ones weren't that great but the remainder of the tasting plate were interesting. Not so sure if I had a favourite, they were all equally as good. Well maybe I could of had a favorite if I had the chance to eat ALL the oysters heh heh heh.
Pan-roasted free range duck breast with truffle mash, wilted
spinach, beetroot and verjuice jus - $35
Pistachio dusted rack of lamb with jerusalem artichoke puree,
honey glazed dutch carrots and potato gnocchi in a sage &
muscatel beurre noisette - $30.00
It was also the first time I tried truffle mash and sorry truffle lovers, what is it that is so good about truffles? I love my mash and I do enjoy truffle in selected dishes but I thought the mash could of been better without it.
The racks of lamb tasted like royal balls of amazingness. No really. It was so tender and juicy. It was orgasmic. Oh my god, I want to go back for more. The gnocci was so fluffy on the inside and the sauce so well balanced. Not too sweet but not too salty. Even though the food was considered 'fine dining', there was something really comforting about it.
The place is seriously a hidden gem, especially when their dishes were equally just as good as each other. Now that's when you know you have found yourself a winner. Sadly, DC and I were both too full for our own good we weren't able to fit in dessert. Nevermind though because I will definitely be back for more and I hope my second time round will include dessert.
AND before I say goodbye today...
Here is to more years of happy eating *holds up a jug of beer* and four years of awesomeness with DC (letsbehonest I probably make him and I more awesome LOL I'm jokang.....).
Thank you to everyone out there who has dropped by, I hope I haven't made you cringe TOO much with my lame jokes. Please let me know what you guys think of my page and what you would like to read and see more or less of in in the coming future!
Disclaimer: Year 3 was probably the year I've attended my life's worth of 21st birthday partays. Couldn't find a decent/appropriate/soba enough photo of us so this will just have to do.
And yes, the chalkboard message was also edited.