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Saturday, July 23, 2005

Great food...


My wife and I have had the opportunity during the past couple of months to go to dinner with a young couple that we really care for. I have been remiss in not reviewing our dinners, since I love a good restaurant and am always on the lookout for a review myself.

The first place we went was Vini Vidi Vici in the Tower District of Fresno, CA. The ambiance is romantic, eclectic, and funky all at the same time. FresenoHub.com says,
The first thing that will strike you about this Fresno restaurant are the large 15-foot doors. These door are made for giants! Inside, you will find exposed red brick walls contrasted with metallic decor. Great Californian fine dining cuisine andambianceu should have a good fine dining experience here. Reservations are recommended.

The food was excellent, starting with the bread, made fresh at the restaurant. I had the chop with a juniper berry sauce on a bed of vegetable slaw. It was a 10. Others at the table had the steak (good, but not incredible, a 7), and the Ahi (also a 10). The pear salad was fantastic, and the desserts we shared -peach cobbler, chocolate cake, and lavender ice cream - all were definite gets. Also of note was the wine, a Petite Shirah from Vinum Cellars (see the review here).

Salad, entree, dessert, and wine will run you about $50 per person, but it is well worth it. When you come to Fresno (or if you live here). Go. See. Conquer.

1 Comments:

Blogger supersimbo said...

looks fantastic

July 26, 2005 6:28 AM

 

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