August 17, 2008

Sortie de filles

I needed to take a small break and what better way to go out with friends? We...well ok moi, I made the executive decision to go to Paragary's Bar and Oven. The last time I went there, Madame E and I were pregnant with our sons. Lucky her she could eat whatever she wanted. Moi? Not that lucky but I did enjoy my food on the spot.

So we all meet there and our waitress was okay at first. I forgot to take a pic of all of us and the food. It seems that Madame L orders 95% of the time the same meal that either I or Madame E chooses. Since Madame E moved, this time it fell upon me. We laugh all the time about this. Don't know why it happens. We think the same I guess. Then she must be a very very very very smart woman. We both chose the handcut rosemary pasta with grilled chicken and artichockes. Madame S ordered a pizza sampler. The food was yummy and the conversation was great. We ate outside and it was a bit breezy and one small leaf did fall in my plate but it was all good. Our waitress service was so so.

Once dessert rolled, I chose a Buttermilk Panna Cotta, and my friends chose Creme Brulee. Madame L wanted hers to go. So how do you think they would package creme brulee? Well you just scoop it out and dump it a paper container. Madame L and I peaked and it was slop! What the heck? She was going to pay $13 for that?!! Back it went and she got a refund. Who does that???? It looked like melted ice cream. If they can't do a to-go dessert then say it. I was still shocked it left the kitchen to be offered at a customer. We all laughed and wished I would of taken a picture of that slop to be in my blog. We called Madame E and told her to go read my blog about our outing. Darn! Wished I took a pic or no one would believe me! The only thing I can do a simulate the reaction. Here's what Madame L's reaction was.

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And mine. I apologize for this pic in advance. It was taken early in the morning by my daughter.

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Then our waitress did not give the exact change to Madame L. She "forgot" the $10. Yeah...sure. Now I have mixed feelings on that restaurant. My first time 3 years ago was excellent. This time the food was excellent but our waitress wasn't and that dessert fiasco...I might go there again but I would want a different waitress. Paragary, what happened to your high standards? I hope it was just a fluke or you probably lost 3 customers and any others in the future. I know that our next outing will not be there.

A bientot!

1 comments:

eeestll said...

ahahahahaha :-) Pizza sampler sounded yummt to me. So I guess we would have had 2 and 2 this time.

 

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