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Sep 12, 2011

Date Night

A few months ago K and I received an extremely generous gift from K's family friends - a gift certificate to Eleven Madison Park. We had been dying to use it, but wanted to wait for a special occasion to celebrate. We tried making a reservation for a night closer to my birthday, but September 9th was the only day available and we took it. 
 
Dress: Myne, Shoes: Pura Lopez, Clutch: Victor Hugo, Bangles: Vintage, c/o Jessie James

 The restaurant is absolutely breathtaking with high ceilings and yellow flower arrangements everywhere.

 The restaurant offers a four course tasting menu where you get to pick 4 of 16 dishes that change daily. The menu only gives you the main component of the dish (i.e. tuna) and the preparation depends on your likes and dislikes (genius!) I chose octopus, lobster, chicken, and chocolate. K chose tuna, lobster, lamb, and berry.

 
goat cheese lolipops dusted in red wine powder

octopus - my personal favorite!

tuna

roasted chicken with corn and farro

lamb with baby eggplant
Needless to say, the food and ambiance were absolutely perfect and we had a great time! Hands down best dinner we've ever had!

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