love bites: go, great! Bistro 98

I have neglected to write about our lunch dates, and I am somewhat aggrieved by it because there have been quite a few done with matching great memories. We have managed to sneak in a few but time had been too short recently because of the errands for the holidays that I have not updated my stories.

bistro2Bistro 98 was a pleasant surprise when Bob and I chanced upon this simple café as we scouted around for a sweet dating place. We were suppose to have a sumptuous buffet date but God delivered us at the doorstep of these three young chefs whose culinary prowess have evolved into master chef caliber — at least by Bob’s and my standards — in their very young age.

Entering the bistro will not send shivers to your creative or artsy spine because there is nothing that will thrill the senses. Neither will there be a home ambiance that will tug at your heart but a shrill and very warm voice in a chef’s uniform will indeed welcome you and assure you a unique and young culinary feasting.

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Bob and I shared two paté specialties on foccacia bread which was served on-the-house while we waited for our salad and entrée. Both were delectably creamy and delightful.

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The vinaigrette on our crisp greens was prepared with precise blending of sweetness and tartness bursting luscious flavors together. And the addition of segments of peaches and tomatoes complimented a pleasant salad experience.

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The pulled pork sandwich, again on foccacia bread, was marinated in a well-blended combination of sweet and savory sauce and stewed delicately making the meat fibers tenderly succulent. There were side treats of potato chips, a pickle and greens dressed with a creamy Caesar concoction! It was a piece of heaven which is making me crave for it now.

Bob and I went overboard, we decided on dessert.

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And it was a great finale to a feast. The light brownie was baked to perfection and was not too sweet at all and the vanilla ice cream with a touch of chocolate syrup added much zing to a delightful indulgence!

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4 thoughts on “love bites: go, great! Bistro 98

    1. hi there, Imelda … aww, i guess you have to try going on a date more often and i know you have little ones to take care of. but really, once a year? anyway, i am hoping you’ll indulge better 😉

      1. Yes, once a year, during our anniversary. My in-laws come down from Maine to babysit the children. It is hard to get a trustworthy babysitter and right now, I am not comfortable leaving the children with strangers. We have no family near us. When my husband and I have our date, we feel odd being just by ourselves in the car, although we enjoy the time out. 🙂

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