The only disappointment of the weekend was missing out on Bar Agricole’s cocktails. I woke up with migraine induced nausea so terrible that I didn’t know how I would possibly make it to brunch. I forced myself out and thankfully rallied but a Radler seemed to be a better idea for an upset stomach.
Avocado and beets with goat cheese and seeds
Baked eggs with black eyed peas, house-cured ham, wild spinach and goat cheese
As it just happened to be National Ice Cream Day I needed no further justification for an afternoon ice cream! I’m not sure that there could be anything better than bourbon ice cream.
Flour & Water
I waited in line but unfortunately lost our first table as my friends were stuck in traffic. How convenient that Trick Dog was right across the street while waiting for them to arrive! It all worked out perfectly and I had plenty of time to make it to the airport. I wish I had gotten the name of the absolutely lovely hostess who texted me updates on or new table.
Heirloom tomato panzanella with cucumber, mozzarella Di bufala & basil
Grilled stone fruit with herbed ricotta, salsa verde, purslane & pistachio
Corn cappelletti with honey & chocolate mint
Pork cracklings with calabrian chili aioli
Pici which braised rabbit, gypsy pepper & prosciutto soffrito
Pomodoro – heirloom tomato, fior Di latte, garlic & basil
Salsiccia – pork sausage, Calabrian chili, capers, lamb quarters
Chocolate budino with espresso cream & sea salt
Zucchini cake with fried squash blossom, chantenay carrot & gelato di bufala