Saturday, May 28, 2011

Friday evening at 3 Doors Down Cafe

Prickly Pear Margarita, so smooth, barely sweet, totally refreshing

Spring panzanella salad of asparagus tips, English peas, radishes, fried croutons, pureed almond and red wine vinaigrette, perfectly textured, a real taste of spring

Sarah from work and I stopped by for a cocktail and a bite to eat before going to the Hollywood Theater to see a movie. Besides each of us enjoying the Prickly Pear Margarita, we shared the salad, and two appetizers: fried risotto & parmesan arancini with Mama Lil's Hungarian pepper aioli and seared sea scallops, warm romesco and micro greens.

Perfect, sun-warmed dining followed by another side of life, no less satisfying in all of its dark, complex, emotional morality--director Cary Fukunaga's version of "Jane Eyre."

Quite the evening out.


Jim Klenke said...

That salad looks so good.

Karin said...

I live in Greece now, but am from Portland. Love your blog and the pictures! It helps to make me feel like I am not so far away! We come home about once a year to see family. The margarita and the salad look SOOOOO good. Thanks for sharing Portland...

Lynette said...

Karin, I am thrilled to bring you scenes of your beloved home city. Thanks for letting me know!

Jack said...

Ooooooh, nice! Your salad shot is terrific. Enjoy the long weekend.

Winchester Daily Photos said...

Lovely meal & cocktail looks appealing too!