April 19, 2005

A Perfect San Francisco Day, Playing Hooky

1 tuna paillard with caviar from Tsar Nicoulai
1 waffle with smoked sturgeon, caviar & mushroom duxelles (same source)
1 glass of champagne; 1 glass reisling
12 mixed raw oysters
2 baked oysters with meyer lemon and butter
2 oysters casino
1 hog island grilled cheese sandwich
3 Acme rolls
several glasses of sauvignon blanc, to taste
1 small black cup of freshly-brewed garuda
recchuitti chocolates, to taste
3 oyster knives
2 tastes of wine (Aussie rosť & viogner, if you're a stickler for detail), 1 wine club pickup, 4 glasses of water
2 neal's yard cheeses; one melty runny camembert
1.83 lbs of slab bacon; breakfast chorizo links, breakfast country sausage links, serrano ham & beef jerky

1 sweet postcard
1 perfect thank you note
A clear blue day + the bay bridge
Soft wind, and a dappled balcony

1 William; 1 meriko; 1 charcoal audi TT

Mix well in time. Add a liberal dose of story-telling and sarcasm. Walk a bit.
Shake in some bliss to taste, and serve. (Thanks, sweet. A great date, truly!)

Posted by shock at April 19, 2005 03:35 PM

Did you get this all at Ferry Plaza?

Posted by: Kathryn on April 19, 2005 5:04 PM

Oh, sweetie... Mike and I had oysters and cheese and duck confit last week at a little place up the street, and I thought of you, and I miss you... I'm so glad you had a great "hooky" day, we all need those from time to time. :)

So when are you coming to New York again? We're talking about roadtripping to Blue Hill at Stone Barns in the Fall...

Posted by: jenblossom on April 19, 2005 6:07 PM

sounds like a fabulous trip to the ferry terminal!!! we need to have a date like this sometime!

Posted by: erin on April 19, 2005 11:11 PM


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