Monday, August 6, 2012

an evening on battery wharf

Every time I visit Aragosta at the Fairmont Battery Wharf, I am embraced by company offering a genuine warmth and hospitality. Granted, in this instance I'm here for a blogger focused party, but if you've ever stayed at a Fairmont Hotel, you likely understand what I'm talking about. I'm further impressed by the menu at Aragosta Bar & Bistro, where their cocktail offerings keep old favorites and experiment with new creations. The food menu echoes much of the same ideals, Chef David Daniels admirably balances the why-mess-with-a-good-thing dishes in with fresh faced menu items. 
Cocktail not to miss: The Pisco Sour ($13) Bar Sol Pisco, a touch of lime, frothy egg whites and a swirl of angostura bitters
Solid starter: Watermelon and Feta Salad ($12)
Appetizer to splurge on: Ahi Tuna Flatbread ($21) thinly sliced vine ripe tomatoes, arugula leaves, truffle mayo, Parmesan
New entrees: Seared Sea Bass ($29) white bean polenta | Seared Georges Bank Scallops ($29) short rib farro, fig butter
DIY dessert: S'mores on the outdoor fire pit!

15 comments:

  1. smores!? so fun! the pizza looks delish too... I need to get there

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  2. The photos of the flatbread has me drooling! Haven't been back to Aragosta in a while, I should make plans for dinner there soon!

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  3. Completely agree about the Fairmont hospitality! I wish I had tried the pisco sour, but the egg whites always throw me off. I gotta get over that!

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  4. ooh, definitely looks like a great spot!

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  5. The pisco sour and ahi tuna flatbread were both awesome! So great seeing you there!

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  6. I love Aragosta; I was sad to miss that night!

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  7. Any place that offers S'mores gets a big thumbs up from me

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  8. Looks like a fantastic evening - I love the idea of s'mores on the fire pit!

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  9. The watermelon feta and the flatbread look just perfect for an outdoor summer party. Sounds like a great night!

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  10. The outdoor s'mores pit is such an adorable touch!

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  11. Your pictures are always make me so hungry! I'd especially like to try that tuna flatbread.

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  12. I'm so sad this didn't happen while I was still in town. I love the Aragosta patio. That feta and watermelon looks amazing

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  13. I am so sad I missed this event. Seeing your review and especially your photos makes me want to go back immediately. I absolutely love Aragosta!

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  14. The watermelon/feta salad looks delicious...love that in the summer. And the smores! I've never had one, can you believe it?

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  15. I have never been to Aragosta, but it's been on my list for a year! Everything looks fantastic and how can you beat open flame s'mores in the city?

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