Dinner last night was delicious, made all the better by the fact it was eaten with two great friends. We shared everything (because that’s what good friends do).
I have eaten at Babette’s countless times for lunch, but never for dinner. At lunch there’s a wonderful and inexpensive buffet that is always reliably delicious. On this night, we went for dinner. It was a little on the expensive side, made more reasonable by the fact we all shared. And as usual, the food was really delicious.
Our fish was tender, delicate and moist. And it was served with a red onion relish and a small side of cherry tomatoes and olives.
And since we were sharing, dessert seemed to be in order. It was one of those great molten lava cakes, hot from the oven…..crispy on the outside and oozing creamy chocolate when you dig in.
Oh, and to drink: A lovely glass of valpolicella from the Zenato winery in the Veneto region. I know…not local (to Rome), but I love valpolicella and I love all things from Zenato, so…..