Usually when we travel, we're looking for the hot spots. In Greece, this means Mykonos and Santorini are high on the list. But every once in a while, we like to hit something that's up & coming and a bit more tame than our usual. On our recent trip to the Greek Islands, we decided to get a little R & R by trying a less touristy (compared to Mykonos), neighboring island lamb shanks in red wine mary berry the Cyclades called Paros.
Unspoilt and unpretentious, the Karoo is a jewel box of surprises. We hopped onto the N1 just outside Paarl and drove up to Matjiesfontein for mid morning coffee and lemon cheesecake lamb shanks in red wine the Coffee House which was rebuilt after a fire in a rather un-Matjiesfontein manner in Georgian style. Outside, we pause to cool our feet on a large, grassy field which was once a cricket pitch. The first international game of cricket played in South Africa was at Matjiesfontein on this very field, with Lord Hawke's team, where George Alfred Lohmann was the bowler. The red double decker bus glares in the shimmer of the mid morning heat as temperatures rise. We lark around on the railway tracks and hang out of the bus snapping pictorial memories.
For the adult meal, courses include choices of Crispy Crab & Lobster Rangoons; Tender Curry-Braised Short Rib on Shrimp, Roy's Original Crab Cakes Benedict, oven-roasted salmon steak, Yama Mama's Meatloaf or a King St. omelet.
Speaking about cutlery cannot satisfy your appetite. The next best attraction you can offer your guests is awesome food. Red juices, slow cooker lamb shanks with red wine and rosemary in red wine, red velvet cakes, lots of apple juice wow taste buds are dripping. Italian cuisine is the obvious choice as that's what the Cullens cook for Bella. For those die hard fans make mushroom ravioli, Bella's choice on her first dinner with Edward in Port Angeles.
Crustacean salmon is amongst the best kosher foods in Miami that you will ever taste. The salmon, fresh from the river is covered slow cooker lamb shanks in red wine a combination of garlic, macadamia nuts and also other seasonings which are only mouth watering. The fish is baked and served well with mango salsa.
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The Engine Company No. 28 Restaurant is a great place for a celebration, banquet or other special event. The lunch hour begins at 11:15AM and dinner is served after five at the Engine Company No. 28. Parking is a challenge in this area however during lunch parking is validated in the office tower next door to the restaurant. Valet parking is available during dinner hours near the Figueroa corridor. For more information on Engine Company No. 28 Restaurant in Los Angeles visit the official web site or call 213-624-6996.