One wouldn’t think that bacon and seafood goes well together, but in this case it does. The natural sweetness of the sea scallops provides a surprising flavor balance when served with thick slabs of bacon.
Shrimp Scampi is a popular dish. It can be made with a myriad of ingredients, and different types of pasta and seafood. The most important factor when preparing this particular recipe is to get large, fresh, good quality shrimp.
Another bacon recipe- they seem to be quite popular these days. Fritters are deep fried, batter-based goodies that usually have some type of veggie or protein in them. An Aioli is an emulsified sauce that consists of egg, olive oil, and lemon juice. The aioli sauce for this recipe is simplified, and easy to make.
Scampi is a great summer dish to make. It’s filled with fresh shrimp, garlic, butter, veggies, and usually pasta. Although scampi is usually made with shrimp, you can add all kinds of fresh seafood, and come up with something original. Here is a simple, but delicious recipe for Shrimp and Crab Scampi.
On Wednesday, Cinco de Mayo, I joined a couple of buds for dinner at Bahama Breeze in Robinson. Brianna, Jay, and I met up with Eric, a great friend from dear old Bethany College. It had been months since we had seen him, and we were all excited to catch up.
When I stepped into Shogun Japanese Steakhouse, it was if I was stepping back in time; not. Shogun in Monroeville is a nice restaurant, but it’s far from truly authentic Japanese cuisine, and that’s just fine. I imagine that the folks who choose to have dinner at Shogun aren’t concerned primarily with the food, but are more interested in the theatrics that accompany the food. As much as it is a restaurant, Shogun is a theatre of sorts, with experienced chefs who put on a skilled show at your table.
I was attending an event in the city a few months ago and decided to try Ruth’s Chris Steak House. This was my first time, and I was looking forward to sampling their famous steaks. We arrived 15 minutes before our reservation, and were seated immediately.