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05 October 2008 @ 09:49 pm
les bouchons  
it has been more than a year since i posted a food entry.

what better choice to break the silence with than one of my favourite places for steak and fries? :)

last thursday, i brought one of my galpals, kate, to les bouchons @ ann siang road (6423 0737). i know they have opened another one by the river, but for some strange reason i'm just drawn to the original outlet familiar to me. but then, that isn't so strange, i guess. i'm a sucker for familiarity.

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everything was so comfortably familiar. i believe the salad serving size is a little bigger now than before, even though the bowls are the same, they seem to have become more generous in filling them up. still love the salad dressing, which has a hint of mustard and horseradish. love the little bread rolls, which remind me of the ones i used to buy in frozen packs from coles in melbourne. simply divine while piping hot from the oven with generous globs of butter. the extra-tender beef fillet was as good as ever. my medium rare was an awesome pink juiciness which melted away in my mouth, just like it used to. and as any patron of les bouchons would verify, their home-made fries are absolutely out of this world - just the right blend of savoury and sweet. what's even better is that they are served freeflow, if you can even finish the first giganormous serving, that is! i finished more of them than i ever did before. kate's plate was almost empty as well. it was truly satisfying.

we washed it all down with a glass of house red each. total damage was approximately $110.

this place is tiny, so please be sure to make reservations before heading down! :)

 
 
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ext_114015 on October 5th, 2008 04:07 pm (UTC)
love your hat!!! and ur long silky hair!! :)
JV: laughdrag0nette on October 5th, 2008 04:20 pm (UTC)
hi babe! thankyoo for the kind words! i've been wearing hats because i need to get my hair done and i have not done anything to it for more than a year!:D
tripleransomtripleransom on October 5th, 2008 06:48 pm (UTC)
What would you "do" to your hair? It looks beautiful as is!
JV: goodhairdaydrag0nette on October 5th, 2008 07:00 pm (UTC)
teehee! i have kinks which i need to get straightened (those are under the hat) and my layers need to be umm relayered, and my partial fringe has become a curtain. :D
pigmite on October 5th, 2008 06:58 pm (UTC)
ok, the food looks seriously good. and reading it at this time of the morning was a bad idea la. munchies...
JV: laughdrag0nette on October 5th, 2008 07:03 pm (UTC)
here's wishing you a dream about eating a steak! :D
pigmite on October 5th, 2008 07:04 pm (UTC)
heh! a big fat juicy one at that!

:)
senprojectsen on October 6th, 2008 12:48 am (UTC)
[ .CHOMP! ]

that salad is calling my name!

SENNNN! SENNNN! EAT ME!

~sen
JV: laughdrag0nette on October 6th, 2008 01:13 am (UTC)
Re: [ .CHOMP! ]
SENNN SENNNNNN! long time no seeeeeeee!

*squeals*

:D
.that girl.: cinema shotgirlwhowaits on October 6th, 2008 12:02 pm (UTC)
oooooooo that filet!!!!

your hair has always looked so good, wish mine was that tame (and thicker hehe).
JV: goodhairdaydrag0nette on October 6th, 2008 01:52 pm (UTC)
mine is getting really thin! which is why i need a trim real soon! :p