Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong (shadesong) wrote,
Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong

"I hafta foodblog."

About tonight's dinner, Joe says, "I've had women less satisfying than this meal."
About tonight's dinner + dessert, Joe says, "I've had threesomes less satisfying than this meal."

Restaurant: Aureole at Mandalay Bay. Wine ninjas FTW.

Wine: an Argentinean Malbec.

Amuse bouche: Salmon mousse on celery, croque monsieur, ...something with a cornichon.

Bread: Bacon cranberry whole wheat mini-loaves.

Joe: Tomato/mozzarella carpaccio with basil sorbet.
Me: Spring pea ravioli with morels.

Main course:
Joe: Rack of lamb with peppers stuffed with a meaty mushroom something.
Me: Beef tenderloin and flat iron duo on a potato cake with bacony goodness and veggies in a cabernet reduction.


Joe: Bittersweet chocolate souffle with spearmint semifreddo and a meringue thingie.
Me: Peanut butter cake with caramelized bananas, toasted coconut ice cream, and a peanut butter marshmallow.

40-year-old port.

Bonus!dessert: Dulce de leche creme brulee with a cinnamon donut.

More chocolates.

We are OMG so stuffed. And. Just. Wow. So freakin' good.

Please excuse my imprecision. I have had just exactly my limit of wine, plus some port. :)

(EDIT: Pretty much the one thing I miss about having a day job is being able to go to restaurants like this or Bacchanalia in Atlanta.)
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