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Kyle and Fernando and I went to Cesar last night and had tapas.

I drank a sour apple drink made with Calvados but I didn’t like it (and it was $8.25!)

Something I did like was the food, even though they ran out of the fried herb potatoes. The whole menu is pasted below.

We had:

Fried shrimp and squid (very yummy!)

Canape de boquerones (which was not that great weirdly fruity from the orange zest they added–Kyle initially thought it was cranberry, which I guess shows how cranberry relish-esque the zest made it)

Roasted eggplant and new potatoes with romesco (very good, came with bread as well)

Salt cod and potato cazuela (the waitress described this as “like a baccala” though she meant “like a baccala mantecato”–also yummy)

Bread pudding (orange overkill–the caramel sauce was too tangy, not rich and velvety enough for my liking)

tapa del dia: rabbit & wild mushroom stew with leeks & fried garlic, $10.25

roasted marcona almonds, $2.75

a plate of jamón serrano, chorizo soria & lomo embuchada, $7.75

hearts of romaine with red wine vinaigrette & valdeon, $6.75

fried shrimp & squid with mojo picón, $8.75

canapé de boquerones (pickled anchovies) with black olive relish, $6.75

membrillo & aged manchego, $5.75

roasted eggplant & new potatoes with romesco, $6.75

endive & watercress salad with smoked trout & persimmon, $7.25

*fried potatoes with herbs & sea salt, $5.25

datiles y tocino (roasted bacon-wrapped dates), $6.25

salt cod & potato cazuela, $3.75

spanish cheeses: murcia al vino, urgèlía & iberico, $6.75


*lomo de cerdo (roast pork loin), $7.25

spicy tuna & egg, $6.75

manchego & greens, $6.00


rice pudding with burnt sugar, $4.75

mel i mató with dried cherries & almonds, $4.75

bread pudding with orange-caramel sauce, $4.75

crema de chocolate, $4.25


Written by orata

November 22, 2003 at 3:50 pm

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