Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Eating

Between the first and second courses last night, I felt my Spanx begin to roll down my torso. Darned spandex good-for-nothing girdle.

I decided I'm not weighing in today, because it's been a doozy of a last week-and-a-half as far as my eating is concerned, in addition to which, here is what I ate last night at Arcadia in San Jose:

American Caviar Parfait - Creme fraiche, smoked salmon, egg salad, accompanied by a glass of Domaine Carneros Brut, Carneros 2006. Do I like caviar? I didn't think I did, but apparently, I do now.

Butter-Poached Maine Lobster - Corn crepe, thai curry sauce, organic sweet peppers, accompanied by a glass of Poet's Leap Riesling, Columbia Valley 2008. Thank you sir, may I have another?

Miso-Glazed Alaskan Cod - Scallop tortellini, braised endive, shiitake consomme, accompanied by a glass of Weinbach Gewurztraminer "Cuvee Laurence," Alsace 2002. A true work of art.

Valrhona Chocolate Ganache Cake - Tahitian vanilla ice cream, crispy chocolate, candied rose pedals, accompanied by a glass of Far Niente "Dolce" Late Harvest, Napa Valley 2005. This was like the best ding dong I've ever eaten, and the plate had chocolate pop rocks on it. 

I am sorry I don't have photos, but I couldn't bring myself to pull out my camera during dinner.  (Also, if you're interested in going to Arcadia, this was a special Valentine's Day menu but I hear their regular menu is fabulous, too)

In conclusion, I ate four quadrillion calories for dinner and will be working it off while eating lettuce leaves and green tea for the remainder of the week.

Goodbye.

6 comments:

  1. You went to Arcadia! Sweet! Definitely no weigh in after that. Sounds like you liked it? :)

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  2. LOVED it! We want to go back to try the regular menu.

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  3. lettuce leaves and green tea make me sad!

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  4. dude, i've failed SO HARD this last week. I can't bring myself to post about it, cause I'm such a loser.

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  5. Spanx are evil and must be destroyed. What good are they if they roll down? I hate that feeling more than I hate Hitler. And I really hate Hitler.

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  6. Holly - I know. Me too. :-(

    MGP - It's a total struggle. Right now all I can think about is eating a hamburger.

    Libby - Yeah, Spanx that roll down completely defeat the whole purpose. I need to get those ones that have a bra attached to them so they're forced to stay in place. That sentence is depressing.

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