Sometimes simple is best. Take the salad verte at Le Pichet: impeccably tender butter leaf lettuce tossed in the absolute perfect amount of vinaigrette. A beautifully balanced dressing. Not too tart, not too olive oily. Toasted hazelnuts on top. That's it.
Had that for lunch today, with a side of frites. You know, the diet plate.
I'm often underwhelmed by salads, especially this time of year. Though I raved about the cool Caesar in yesterday's review of Cafe Flora in the Seattle P-I.
Salad tips? And if y'all cannot comment here because you don't have a gmail account, drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
City Kitchen: Watermelon Grows Up - A gazpacho-like cold soup, paired with hot pepper and lime juice, is a far cry from the plain fruit of childhood but still elegant in its simplicity.
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