Food Talkers hit Fountain. Looks like @PorkyBelly & @rlw were parallel noshing at Saffy’s while the @moonboy403’s and we were at FO this weekend.
Pilsner & Liébart-régnier Les Sols Bruns, Brut
Scallop Tostada, Yuzu Koshu, Apple, Opal Basil
Nice touch the kitchen breaking tostadas into four bites.
Baywatch Platter (Maine & Cape Cod Oysters, Peel & Eat Prawns, Sicilian Crudo (kanpachi, scallops, lemon, capers, red onion)) // Not so Smokey Smoked Trout Dip & Blue Crab Cocktail w/Roe
Eye-feasting presentation. I could eat like this just about everyday. Loved the creamy Maine oysters and a good spread on a ritz cracker is my jam! FO really likes mayo, lol. So do I, but it did coverup the delicate flavored fresh crab a bit. Still, so good!
Broiled Scallops in Esplette Pepper Butter Sauce
Almost wished we ordered the bread just to sop up this bit of spiced buttery goodness. FO does not shy from leaving some muscle on the scallop in case you’re into a little chew. Note the scallop on the left. What is that?
Fried Oysters + Sake Lees Mayo
I like deep fried stuff, but am a lightly dusted, pan-fried oyster kinda gal. These deep fried oysters looked so good it was hard not to go for one. They were tasty, but the thick coating makes them more like an oyster flavored crispy snack… which actually doesn’t sound too bad.
Special - Steak Tartare + Uni & Croutons
We got this special instead of the Uni Service because it seemed better for sharing. Tartare was well prepared, nice & tender (again with the copious amount of mayo) and the uni was creamy & sweet but it got a little lost.
Lobster Bisque Roll & Fries
I like lobster rolls simple with no lily gilding, but this was pretty tasty. It’s mostly claw & knuckle which I’m good with but another(s) wanted more tail & texture, so to speak. Fries are cooked well.
Been meaning to get to FO. Thanks to @chrishei’s recent story interest was renewed. I think we all agreed the only real miss this day was the scallops on the tostada that were curiously off in texture and flavor.
For those interested, a 20% service fee includes tip (one and done). The wait was doable at 4pm Saturday between lunch and dinner rush. We sat outside which came with all that sitting outside in August entails.
Happy Seafood Eating!