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Fleur de Lys, San Francisco





Dun Duh Duh Dun...
Announcing our AMAZING, OVER-THE-TOP meal from Fleur de Lys. Be prepared to drool!!!!!!!!

To Drink:
Champagne - Laurent Perrier, Alexandra Grand Siecle, Rose, 1997

***Marina's 5-course meal***

Duo of Hudson Callyer Foie Fras "Bartholdi"
Baeckeoffe of foie gras, truffles and fingerling potato, Seared duck burger and foie gras on a Brioche bun

Day Boat Sea Scallops Pumpkin Seed Dust, Truffle Bread Pudding
Red wine reduction and vanilla oil

Roasted Squab Breast Filled with Foie Gras and Truffles
with a ravioli of squab leg confit, Sauternes ginger sauce

Assortment of Artisinal French Cheeses

Chocolate Souffle (The only time I've really felt sorry for Kevin that he's allergic to eggs)

***Kevin's 5-course meal***

Crispy Veal Sweetbread and Lemon Peppered Asparagus Tips
accented with a cream of Pacific sea urchin roe

Maryland Soft-Shell Crab
with fried spinach, piquillo pepper coulis, sweet corn and fava bean soucatash

Boneless Quail Stuffed with Ris De Veau, Presented with Roasted Parsnips
young leeks and foie gras, lightly smoked tarragon jus

Assortment of Artisinal French Cheeses

Assortment of sorbets

Notes about the restaurant:
1) I chose this restaurant for our anniversary dinner because of the number of times I saw my favorite food, foie gras, listed on the menu.
2) A very very very professional staff (and they seemed very very very stressed and serious but pulled everything off superbly). It was stuffy, fancy and old-school and we loved every minute of it. Scary how at-home we feel in restaurants like this!
3) When the plates came out, I must admit, I didn't know how to eat them properly (ummm, random silverware we've only seen at restaurants in France). Each dish was serious art!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank you, Chef Hubert Keller, for our amazing dinner!
And especially, thank you to Kevin for being the BEST FRIEND & HUSBAND IN THE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By the way, Teddy, I didn't marry my new shirt yesterday (like I wanted to) but I LOVED wearing it out last night!
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