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Re: “Dorado Restaurant

My husband and I decided to try Dorado to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were both very impressed with both our appetizers and our soups. Our entrees were both very interesting and tasty. My dessert, the flan was decent but it was covered in an overpowering thick, rich caramel sauce which completely covered up the delicate flavor of the flan custard, which was disappointing. My husband certainly enjoyed his bread pudding, however. The only thing that really detracted from the experience was our seats. We were seated at a table along the bench on the wall. I sat in the chair and my husband took the bench seat. After a meal of only an hour and a half, he could barely walk. We will definitely go back and try Dorado again, but we will request a regular table when we do.

Posted by Jessica Silgalis on 10/26/2006 at 2:20 PM

Re: “Block 44

My husband and I decided to try out Block 44 for his birthday. We knew they had a tasting menu sounded interesting. Between the two of us we were able to try everything on the menu, and we really enjoyed all of it. We had it with the wine pairings, and one or two of my wine choices I was not terribly impressed with, but my husband loved his and for the price I thought the wine was decent on the whole. Every dish was very creative and overall we had a great time. The tasting menu apparently changes every 3-4 months, and we are looking forward to going back with friends and trying more food there.

Posted by Jessica Silgalis on 09/28/2006 at 5:23 PM

Re: “Japonais

We went to Japonais to celebrate my mother's birthday. I was amazed by the wide variety of clientele and their attire. There was table upon table of barely 21 year-olds at this see-and-be-seen type restaurant. I went with my parents, my husband and my brother. We are all six feet tall and up, and we were seated at a tiny round table at a booth. Although this was incredibly uncomfortable, if we had been any further apart, we would not have able to carry on a conversation above the din of the screaming Paris Hilton wannabes all around us. All that being said, once we adjusted to our surroundings, the food we all had was original, fresh, and fantastic. The kobe beef carpaccio, oysters, and kani kani were all amazing appetizers. The ahi tuna, hamachi, and duck entrees were great as well. Finally, the desserts were absolutely phenomenal. Overall, the visit was favorable, although we enjoyed the food more than the trendiness.

Posted by Jessica Silgalis on 04/03/2006 at 3:01 PM

Re: “Los Nopales

My husband and I live around the corner and order out form Los Nopales at least once a week. But eating in the restaurant and having our food right from the kitchen and trying their fantastic specials is always the best. We have yet to try anything there we don't like and we take anyone who comes to visit our neighborhood there at least once. On Saturday nights, probably because it is becoming more popular, service can be a little slow, but it is so worth it!

Posted by Jessica Silgalis on 02/24/2006 at 3:02 PM

Re: “Bistro Campagne

The food and service at this Lincoln Square restaurant were fantastic. My husband and I had what we considered to be the best french onion soup we had ever had. I tried the entrees and desserts of everyone else at the table and everything really was excellent. Our only complaint was that we arrived to the restaurant on a brisk Sunday evening promptly at 5:00 pm for our reservation to discover the front door still locked. Apparently they open sometime around 5, although they take 5:00 reservations. Also, the seats and cramped tables were a little uncomfortable. Overall, however, the meal was very enjoyable.

Posted by Jessica Silgalis on 05/09/2005 at 5:21 PM

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