Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Adrienne & Simon eat

My dear friend Simon was in town a few weeks ago. Raleigh was his first stop on his photo tour across the country. I was honored to be his first host, and had so much fun seeing him again. We first met studying abroad in London. We were two of four Americans in a dirty, old dorm full of art students in Battersea. Some of the best times I've ever had probably involve Simon.

Needless to say we had an awesome few days. Wednesday night we had a late dinner at Raleigh Times, followed by drinks at Foundation (Cucumber & Vine and Basil Smash). Thursday afternoon I worked from home, so we could sort of hang out. We made this lovely dinner before the photo shoot that ensued at Critter's apartment later that night.

Adrienne & Simon's menu
Tomato slices topped with fresh mozzarella and basil & olive oil (that Simon muddled in my mortar & pestle)
Black beans with curry-lemon-ginger vinigariette
Cabbage, lettuce, avocado salad with cilantro-lime dressing
Rosemary baguette
Gin & tonics

Friday night we had sushi & dark chocolates followed with another stop by Foundation. Continue to watch Simon document his travels across the country. He's an incredible photographer and amazing person. I'm excited to visit him in NYC this October!

**Photos taken by Simon Biswas.


our little love nest said...

What a wonderful blog you have! I had to add it to our sidebar. We love Raleigh, so I was so happy to see your downtown on Erin's blog and I am loving her for having your link. xoxo

Sarah @ Two Blue Lemons said...

How does one make a cucumber & vine & basil smash? Sounds GOOD!

Anonymous said...

Damn straight we had a good time. Thanks for the shout out! The pics look good... who took those? xoxo.

Unknown said...

O my that looks lovely! I want to eat right now.
Found you through reading my tea leaves!