Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Food log: Wednesday, June 16

PB toast, orange juice
PB toasts, orange juice
Apple from the bistro - free

apple from the bistro - free
Potato salad, pineapple chicken, rice, apple-nut pie from the bistro - $6
potato salad, chicken in pineapple sauce, rice, apple-almond pie from the bistro - $6
For dinner, I went to an event called "Alsace au menu" at Apollo restaurant. It was fantastic! We tasted many Alsacian wines and ate the wonderful food from Giovanni Apollo's kitchen. If you read French, I did a long post about it. Here's the short version:
Crémant d'Alsace Calixte Rosé
Crémant d'Alsace Calixte rosé
Pinot blanc, Arthur Metz (2008) and Gentil Hugel (2008) with the amuse
Pinot blanc, Arthur Metz 2008  et Gentil (Pinot gris, Riesling, Muscat et Sylvaner), Hugel 2008
Bamboo vapor dim sum
Dim sum à la vapeur de bambou, trempette d’usage
Ginger-marinated tofu, langoustine tartare, balm
Tofu mariné au gingembre, tartare de langoustine et mélisse
Dipping sauces
trempettes d'usage
Pinot d'Alsace Métiss, Domaine Bott Geyl (2006)
Pinot d’Alsace Métiss Domaine Bott Geyl 2006
Riesling « Les Écaillers », Léon Beyer 2004 Pinot blanc, Trimbach 2007 Pinot gris, Vignerons de Pfaffenheim 2008
Avec l'entrée
Miso-shitake soup with scallops, ginger pork belly with pear udon noodles, tuna suhi with matcha tea dn yuzu-wasabi whip.
Soupe miso-shiitake, pétoncle rôti
Nouilles udon et poires
Crémant d'Alsace
Crémant d'Alsace
Shrimp with curry and green lemon, thaï vegetables with kefir, soy and lemon
Crevettes sautées au cari et citron vert, poêlée de légumes thaï, kéfir, soya et citron
Veal in coconut milk and cardamome, citrus salad
Longe de veau au lait de coco et cardamome, salade d’agrumes
Chicken stuffed with thaï curry, pressed jasmine rice, satay sauce 
Poulet farci au cari thaï, pressé de riz jasmin, sauce satay
And for dessert, roasted pineapple cube with chinese tea and vanilla, litchee and lotus donuts, mandarin cream, coconunt cake with lime and pepper ice cream
Les desserts
Money spent on food today: $6