Late last week we celebrated Bruce’s mom’s birthday by going out to dinner at local restaurant Bacalao. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. I had been to Bacalao once before for brunch a few years ago and wasn’t impressed. However, dinner was a whole other experience.
I started off with a glass of Italian Pinot Grigo – it was perfect. Not too dry not too sweet just the way I like it.
For my appetizer I had Bacalao fritters – breaded salt cod with potatoes and a small salad on the side. It was perfect, I was concerned it would be too salty but it wasn’t at all. They were very flavorful.
For my main I had Penne and Moose sausage pasta. It was a huge portion but I managed to eat all of it. The sausage was a pleasant change from the normal pork sausage. It was complimented perfectly with a spicy sauce, I asked for mine to be cooked to medium spiciness and I would hate to try hot, it was SPICY! 🙂
Overall I really enjoyed our visit to Bacalao, I will definelty be back.
Any locals try Bacalao before? Thoughts?
Anyone every try moose or salt cod? I think they’re a mostly Newfoundland thing!