Roasted beets - simple yet delicious.
Back in December, I met up with several ladies at Repast to catch up with a friend who was visiting from out of town. It was early and I was not that hungry, so I tried the roasted beet salad, above, which was a good choice for a light appetizer. Shaved fennel, parmigiano and pistachios worked in combination to render a delightful flavor. I tasted the winter soup (photo below), which was also very good. Although the place was just about empty when we arrived (around 5:30 on a cold Wednesday) our food took quite a long time to prepare - so long in fact that we had to ask about how much longer it would be as our out of town visitor was due at the airport. Fortunately the food did come in time, although she was forced to wolf it down. In retrospect we should have alerted the waitstaff of her need to eat fairly quickly beforehand. I'd like to come back here to have a full dinner sometime.
Kabocha & butternut squash soup - very creamy.
Warm asparagus and wild mushroom salad with sunnyside farm egg.
Grilled hangar steak with root vegetable fries.
Seared sea scallops and pork belly.