Homemade Recipe Review: Lobster

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So tonight, I finally got a chance to cook lobster again!  It was exciting since, the last time I cooked lobster was on a Valentine’s day three years ago.  This night, it was my turn to cook and Trevor wanted lobster, since I have been talking about having lobster for dinner… forever!  LOL So I was really excited he was in the mood for it. Continue reading

Homemade Food Reviews: L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon

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In my last post, I said I was going to write a special addition to the Las Vegas part Une post and here it is!  Jamie and I wanted to go to one of the restaurants featured on Top Chef: Las Vegas so we went back into our memories and tried to figure out which restaurants were featured.  We couldn’t remember the restaurants but we remembered a few of the chefs that showed up in a few of the episodes.  Jamie remembered the Chef of the Century Joel Robuchon and we were set.  He has two restaurants in MGM Grand that we could choose from, Joel Robuchon which had 3 Michelin Star(!!!) or L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon which had 1 Michelin Star(!).  We couldn’t get a reservation at Joel Robuchon but was able to get one in L’Atelier.  So it was set.  We were going to have the tasting menu ($85) when we got there, but we were all apprehensive about the term “tasting menu” because we were unsure of what the size of the plates were going to be or whether if it was worth the price. Continue reading

Homemade Food Reviews: Chutney Bistro

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Are you guys ready for another review?  I hope so!

Our next stop is Chutney Bistro for some Indian Cuisine.  Chutney Bistro is located in the Wallingford Center in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle.  Its location is 1815 N 45th St.

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It has a very big and open front patio area with a fountain in the middle.  Very inviting if it was summer but since it is fall, not so inviting. The inside is open with booths and tables in the dining area.  They have the usual buffet placed conveniently near the entrance of the restaurant and near the kitchen (it kind of turned me off to the place seeing the buffet line right when I walked in).   The decor of the place is very pleasing.  It had dark table cloth, the chairs were comfy and have booth options plentiful.  The glasses are one of their most unique traits here.  There is a full bar available and they play lovely Indian music at a very low level which is very pleasing and not to overt.  Since they moved into the Wallingford Center, they share the bathroom with the building so you have to go out of the restaurant and punch in code which you have to wrangle in a waiter to get.

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