OK, I have been here many times, and had reasonable tasty food, but this meal was downright strange. The appetizer array was 50% ok - people enjoyed the fried pickles... However, the local cheese plate was only so-so for $15 - $5 per cheese...we got 3, and they were average.
I ordered the salmon salad - whoa! A one-inch by maybe 3 inch portion of fish, on an over generous portion of what I think was curly endive - which really should be an accent vs the main green - "rat lungs" is what my kids call it - accents of carrots and a few other crunchies... But the over-generous portion of red pepper flakes was overwhelming, and as I looked around our table they were on everybody's food! I gave up, scraped what I could off the small cut of salmon, and abandoned trying to eat the salad. Should have sent it back, but we were pressed for time.
Hello?! Spicy is good, but I had a gut-ache all afternoon.
On previous visits, I have had this dish, without the heavy handed peppering. Perhaps a new trend? Hope not.
The portions are of good size, and all would have been well but for the attack of the flakes... Egads! Beware if you order here and make sure to ask to omit them if you are sensitive...
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