Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The most amazing dinner of my life

was had last night. Being married to a sales manager has its ups and downs. The downs are that he travels ALOT and is almost NEVER home, the ups are events like last night. D's boss was visiting from California so D, his boss, a customer, myself and a friend of the boss went out to dinner last night. Let me tell you it was like nothing I ever experienced before and I have had some pretty intense meals in my life. We went to Del Posto which is one of five restaurants owned by Mario Batali better known as "Molto Mario"

I don't know where to begin describing the experience, it was that good. I am very rarely speechless and there were several times last night when I had no idea what to say. It was one of those evenings were everytime a course came out and people took the first bit they were like "Oh my God, amazing" or "You have to try this, it is out of this world!" every course was better than the last. I am so not the type of person to try new things when I go out to eat so I was very nervous about what they might bring me.

My appetizer was: Insalata SALUMI Misti with Erbazzone and Stuffed Morel
We had 2 different pastas: Del Posto AGNOLOTTI dal Plin with Parmigiano-Reggiano Butter and Toasted Semolina CRESPELLE with Sweet Garlic, Pancetta & Pesto (I think that is right, anyway, they were out of this world) My main course was PORK Loin with Lucanica, Ceci Spezzatino & Garlic Mustard and D had the Seared HALIBUT with Roman Vegetables Vignarola & Smoked Almond Puree. What meal would be complete without dessert, you have never had anything like the SOUFFLE di Cioccolato with Hazelnut Gelato, I thought I had died and gone to heaven.

Not only was the food amazing, but we managed to find a great wine on the 66
page wine list- yes you read the correctly, 66 pages. I took a picture of the bottle with my phone so I would remember the name of it and of course the picture isn't as clear as I would like it to be so I can't read the lable right now. I will see what I can do about fixing the pic and getting the name of it soon.

All in all it was an amazing night- great good, good wine, amazing company and CO Bigelow Lemon Hand Wash in the bathroom, does it get any better than that?


Anna M-W said...

I am so jealous! I am a fine dining whore.

I am so glad that Mario B's restaurant was great. Have you dined at any of Bobby Flay's?

I am damn hungry now. Thanks bitch.

Simply Complicated said...

Glad you enjoyed, I was worried for you!

Lynn said...

Oh YUM! Sounds amazing! What an unforgettable experience!


Oh how fab!!! This just sounded so YUMMY especially the PORK Loin with Lucanica,....mmmm.

Kathryn said...

Sounds AWESOME! It's always good to have some bennies when the husband is in a tough job.