[Sca-cooks] OT, OOP Since it is Pennsic I have a totally off-topic rant
t.d.decker at att.net
Sat Aug 6 15:53:27 PDT 2011
It's nothing new. I found fault with Antoine's 45 years ago, both in
quality and service.
I have also found the superior in some very strange places, one being the
Coronado Inn in Arroyo Seco, just outside of Taos on the ski basin road. A
superb cook and an old school European maitre d', who was making sure the
service was superb. We had a fabulous dinner with venison in pepper cream
sauce and rack of lamb. Unfortunately, I think it went away during the
recession in the early 90's.
> But it happens at the best of places. I had looked forward to Babbo for
> The service and food were mediocre. The wine was AWFUL! And when I said
> something the waiter reached for my glass, tasted it, said it was supposed
> to be that way and put it BACK on the table!
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