Buena Vista Supper Club

Aug 22

So Gastrodamus and I may have gone overboard with the dessert sampler…

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So Gastrodamus and I may have gone overboard with the dessert sampler…

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Aug 21

Michigan whitefish with horseradish crust with Dijon sauce. It lasted maybe 4 seconds on my plate before I scarfed it all down in my belly.

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Michigan whitefish with horseradish crust with Dijon sauce. It lasted maybe 4 seconds on my plate before I scarfed it all down in my belly.

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Aug 20

Our first Shaw’s experience, definitely not our last.
-Gastrodamus

Our first Shaw’s experience, definitely not our last.

-Gastrodamus

Aug 19

Hands down the best French bakery I’ve tried in Chicago: Vanille Patisserie. The “ambre” made me see the gates of heaven and the chocolate mousse made me question my nihilist agnosticism.

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Hands down the best French bakery I’ve tried in Chicago: Vanille Patisserie. The “ambre” made me see the gates of heaven and the chocolate mousse made me question my nihilist agnosticism.

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The grown up from Blue Door Farm Stand.

The grown up from Blue Door Farm Stand.

Aug 18

The unexpectedly glorious honey pie. I ordered this to be adventurous and it totally paid off, that blueberry compote is made of dreams.

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The unexpectedly glorious honey pie. I ordered this to be adventurous and it totally paid off, that blueberry compote is made of dreams.

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Aug 17

Avocado biscuit from @bangbangpie

Avocado biscuit from @bangbangpie

Aug 16

Pasta from Ceres’ Table. The swordfish was surprisingly subtle unlike my appetite.

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Pasta from Ceres’ Table. The swordfish was surprisingly subtle unlike my appetite.

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Aug 15

Squash blossom stuffed with ricotta cheese and anchovies. Perfection and that’s saying a lot because me no likey anchovies.

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Squash blossom stuffed with ricotta cheese and anchovies. Perfection and that’s saying a lot because me no likey anchovies.

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The heavenly & decadent 33oz chef’s cut ribeye from Mastros. My favorite steak of all time… this was the 4th time I’ve had it. I hear with #5 you get a free heart attack.
-Gastrodamus

The heavenly & decadent 33oz chef’s cut ribeye from Mastros. My favorite steak of all time… this was the 4th time I’ve had it. I hear with #5 you get a free heart attack.

-Gastrodamus

My treat after a grueling workout. Get in my mouth now and make it all better.

My treat after a grueling workout. Get in my mouth now and make it all better.

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Aug 14

Beets, heirloom tomatoes and delishousnessses. Yes. Courtesy of the Magpie in Richmond VA.

Beets, heirloom tomatoes and delishousnessses. Yes. Courtesy of the Magpie in Richmond VA.

Simple side of fingerling potatoes with olive oil and garlic from Ceres Table.

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Simple side of fingerling potatoes with olive oil and garlic from Ceres Table.

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Finally made it to Odd Duck for brunch and was greeted with this amazingness: that’s a croissant stuffed with cheese, ham and a runny egg. Yum.

Finally made it to Odd Duck for brunch and was greeted with this amazingness: that’s a croissant stuffed with cheese, ham and a runny egg. Yum.