This is what a perfect food day looks like

July 21, 2015

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If you love food, the idea of your “Perfect Food Day” will be enchanting.

I first heard of the idea on the Spilled Milk Podcast (which is awesome, btw!)

The question was:

If you had a perfect food day, what would you eat and drink for breakfast, snack, lunch, dinner, and dessert?

Fantasizing about this day got me EXCITED. Your choices need to be a specific dish (not a general restaurant.)

It’s almost impossible to narrow it down, but here’s what I came up with. I’d need a private jet to complete this mission. But I would die to be able to eat all of this in one day.

Breakfast:

Bacon and Brisket Hash with Kale and Apple and Fried Egg and Toast from P’s and Q’s market in Portland. With a latte from Blue Bottle coffee.

Snack:

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Shanghai pork and crab soup dumplings at Joe Ginger’s in NYC.  With hot tea.

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch:

Ferdi Po’Boy at Mother’s in New Orleans. A sandwich filled with ham, roast beef, debris (crunchy burnt bits of roast beef) and dipped in gravy.  Sinfully unhealthy. But one of the most delicious things I have ever eaten, and I have dreamed of eating it again for years.

Dinner:

One of these lamb tagine’s from 404 restaurant in Paris. This is one of those perfect dishes I had years ago I will never forget.  Hard to say if this place is still as good as the memory.  But I would like it with a Bueno cocktail (jalapeno tequila, yellow chartreuse, lime) from Temple Bar in NYC.

Dessert:

Panna Cotta with Passion Fruit and Sables (unsure where to have this so I would probably make it myself. But panna cotta is my favorite dessert of all time.)

Now it’s your turn.

What would YOU eat on your perfect food day?  

 

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