Tuesday, March 24, 2009

NoRTH Modern Italian Cuisine

I recently had the pleasure of going out to eat, sans kids, with my husband. We chose NoRTH Modern Italian Cuisine!

We had a fantastic meal! Actually... we have nothing to complain about. Wait... one thing. Read on.

We ordered the Zucca Chips ($5) and seriously wish we could have eaten two more bowls of these. They are thinly sliced zucchini chips that are flash fried. They melt in your mouth. They were so very good.

I ordered the Strozzapreti ($16), which is a light cream sauced rotini pasta with fresh spinach, toasted pine nuts, mushrooms and Parmesan cheese. Delish. (I ordered mine without mushrooms, but I did add Grilled Chicken ($6), which made the dish a complete meal, in my opinion.) It was not an enormous serving, but was more than enough for me. Small lunch for the next day, too.

Phil ordered the Chicken Parmesan with Fresh Tomato and Butter Rigatoni ($17) and it was very possibly the best chicken Parmesan we've ever had. Seriously, we cannot recall ever having such yummy chicken Parmesan. Phil ate the entire serving, with a few bites being reluctantly shared with me. It was a perfect portion for him.

My complaint? Very few dessert items and nothing sounded *amazing* to us. But that is ok... we left full and looking forward to a return visit. Phil really wants to try to the Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin and I want to try the "Margherita" pizza!
Let me add... the service was great and the ambiance fantastic. Prices are on the high side for Italian food, but I think it was a great place to go for a special night out for just me and my husband.


Dawn said...

LOVE that restaurant. Actually all the Fox restaurants are great. Bloom is favorite of Jeff & I. Their restaurants are pricier, so we would go for special occasions. I dream about food like that!

They used to sell gift cards at either Sam's or Costco, where you could get it cheaper than the face value.