I almost started today’s post with “G’Day Mate”, but then I remembered that people in Sydney don’t actually say that. I know…I was disappointed too.
Something I have NOT been disappointed in has been the food. Some great choices to eat, even for those who aren’t as enamored with Vegemite as I am. A great example of that was Tuesday night’s dinner at Ad Lib Bistro.
I was impressed from the start, as the wait staff did a great job caring for a huge table of at least 30 people. That’s never easy and they managed it with ease.
The restaurant created a small menu of options for our group, including at least one vegan option per course! We had given the restaurant a heads-up earlier in the day and they made sure there were options for me and the other vegetarians in our group.
For my appetizer, I chose the Potato, Leek and Truffle soup, which was so creamy & flavorful. It’s winter here, so this was a great way to warm up and get the meal started. I personally think truffle makes almost anything taste amazing and this soup was no exception to that rule.
Next up was a pasta dish overflowing with toppings, including spiralized zucchini, mushrooms, and microgreens. I know there was more to this, but the details of the dish escape me. I was having too much fun enjoying conversation and good wine to have written down the specifics.
Lastly, a special dessert to end the meal. I rarely find vegan-friendly desserts out at non-vegetarian restaurants, but the kitchen created this fruit & mango sorbet plate for me. The only problem was I had already eaten so much food I wasn’t able to finish it all! Not a bad problem to have, right?!
A wonderful evening at a great restaurant – certainly a place I would love to visit again on a future trip to the area. I’m really surprised to see that the overall rating on this restaurant is only 86%, it should be much higher!
Don’t forget about the Banjees giveaway currently going on – you can enter through Thursday night!!!
Questions for you:
What has been your favorite dish of the week so far?