Sunday, January 19, 2020

Fig Bistro

We had a wonderful weekend inwards Asheville, North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Detroit area.  My married adult man as well as I drove downwards from Fredericksburg as well as the 4 of us went shopping and site seeing, as well as we talked, as well as talked, as well as talked unopen to more.  It was a lovely fourth dimension as well as I can’t hold off for the adjacent long weekend together.


There was unopen to other action nosotros all willingly participated in.  We ate wonderful nutrient inwards wonderful restaurants.  Needless to country I didn’t fix this past times weekend.  So although I don’t receive got recipes to share, I produce receive got pictures of the yummy, pretty nutrient nosotros ate.


The outset eating seat nosotros visited is rated No. 1 on Trip Advisor alongside 111 reviews.  It almost sounded to skilful to go truthful as well as thence nosotros had to see Fig Bistro.  What a slap-up experience all the agency around.  We called on Fri as well as requested reservations for Sabbatum night.  Fig Bistro was booked (because of the Valentine’s weekend thing) but did offering to position us on a cancellation list.  They noticed nosotros could go accommodated at 9:30 p.m. on Sabbatum as well as booked the tabular array of four.  They were real prissy as well as helpful as well as took our release inwards illustration an before fourth dimension became available.


We discussed the tardily dinner plans as well as decided to come across if they had Fri nighttime available.  They did as well as nosotros reserved our tabular array for 7:30 p.m.  After a piffling shopping downtown nosotros decided to caput that agency as well as ended upwards beingness 45 minutes early.  They were as well as thence prissy as well as didn’t seem to aid at all that nosotros were crashing our dinner reservation.  The eating seat was non total as well as thence they took us correct to our table.


The card looked great, our waitress Amy was very helpful, as well as thence nosotros got started!  Since nosotros were inside a few blocks of the entrance to the Biltmore, nosotros ordered Biltmore vino to start.


 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

We decided to dissever a plate of deviled eggs equally an appetiser.  The eggs had a piffling horseradish or Dijon mustard that gave them a piffling attitude.  My married adult man said they were creamy as well as fluffy, non viscous similar unopen to picnic deviled eggs.  We all loved them as well as they speedily disappeared.



 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

I started alongside the Arugula salad alongside coppa secca (dry cured pork shoulder butt alongside particular seasonings), balsamic glazed figs, caprine animal cheese as well as walnuts.  I almost experience bad maxim that this was my favorite dish!  I dearest salads, but the figs, caprine animal cheese as well as walnuts made this as well as thence much to a greater extent than than merely a salad.  The modest thinly sliced coppa secca added a fantastic flavor.  Yummy to the real concluding bite.


 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

My married adult man ordered the special – lamb natural language salad.

The natural language was mixed alongside beets as well as mango.

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

My married adult man said it was real mild as well as surprisingly good.

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

Steve ordered the P.E.I. Mussels alongside spiced chipotle broth as well as grilled bread.

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

I didn’t endeavour the mussels but dipped a modest field of bread inwards the broth.

It had a mild spicy flavor that I actually liked.  Steve seemed to savor them.


 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

Cousin Suzanne as well as I ordered the Fish of the Day – Castilian Mackerel.

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

The fish was moist as well as non overcooked fifty-fifty though the overstep had a prissy crispy crust.  It was served on cabbage as well as potatoes alongside a fantastic homemade tartar sauce.  Amy, our waitress, was right.  Chef Klein has a agency alongside the sauce!

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

Steve ordered the Lamb sausage alongside french greenish lentils, piperade (French pepper sauce?), as well as crouton.  Since I sat across from Steve, it was pretty slowly to steal a gustatory modality hither as well as there.  I tried the lamb sausage as well as idea it was terrific.  He seemed to similar it likewise because it was gone.


 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

My married adult man ordered the Pork Loin, alongside braised ruby cabbage, grits, as well as dark pepper apple tree jus.

 I sat adjacent to my married adult man as well as thence I got to gustatory modality his too!

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

My traveling married adult man said the ruby cabbage was phenomenal!

He said it was all skilful but LOVED the cabbage.

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

Yes, I had dessert.  It was chocolate.  Oh … was it chocolate.

I ordered the Pots De Creme.  If solely I could brand this!   The cookie was lite as well as melted inwards my mouth.  The chocolate cream was terrific.  Just beautifully pure as well as creamy.  Seriously i of my favorite things!

I’m starting to drool thinking nearly it.  Uhhhm, tin you lot tell I similar desserts?

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

My married adult man ordered the Apple Tart alongside caramel sauce as well as kokosnoot sorbet.

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

He liked it but said my apple tree pie is meliorate – awww, how sweet.

The kokosnoot sorbet was a piffling lite for his taste.

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

Suzanne as well as Steve dissever the Bread Pudding alongside caramel sauce, as well as creme anglaise.

 North Carolina visiting alongside my cousin Suzanne as well as her married adult man Steve who flew inwards from the Fig Bistro

Lovely presentation but it disappeared.  They loved it.

Who doesn’t dearest staff of life pudding?


Would nosotros larn dorsum again?  I intend nosotros would drive out of our agency to larn again!  Very prissy level inwards a lovely piffling restaurant.  The possessor stopped past times as well as joked alongside me that I wasn’t permit to receive got pictures of their food.  He said he was merely kidding.  I idea oh well, it’s a piffling tardily at this point!  I had already taken almost all of the above.  My married adult man took unopen to fourth dimension to verbalise with Treavis Taylor who wears many hats at Fig Bistro equally Owner/Wine Manager/Maitre d’.  They were all slap-up as well as nosotros appreciate the wonderful food, as well as fun evening.


Check out their website – as well as brand reservations adjacent fourth dimension you’re inwards Asheville.  It’s worth the trip.



“Fresh, Local, Quality.

Fig’s commitment to character as well as excellence is readily apparent inwards the seasonal masterpieces created past times French-trained Chef William Klein. As staunch supporters of local, organic, as well as sustainable agriculture, nosotros are continually developing relationships alongside Western North Carolina farmers. This insures that nosotros receive got access the freshest as well as finest ingredients available.”


Please depository fiscal establishment tally dorsum tomorrow as well as I’ll postal service our Biltmore adventure.

Thanks as well as thence much for stopping by!


Tricia



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