Of course my favorite part of the dinners were who we spent them with, BUT here’s a look into the other side of it.
The Proper Burger. THAT’S what you get here! And it’s WORTH IT. I cannot rave about the Rising Sum burger enough – it’s nothing I’d ever choose to put on a burger, but whoa. I’d love to re-create it and have Jake put some of his touches on it. The set-up is an order at the entrance type restaurant, then you can either stay and eat or walk your food over to the brewery section (which is what we did). We played skee-ball, shot pool, stood and chatted – to give you a feel for the atmosphere. I wasn’t a fan of the beer at the brewery, but the food was seriously delicious. I’d drive long distances to go here again. This is my favorite place of all and I have NO pictures - I was too engulfed in the food.
Whiskey Street. Whiskey. LOTS of whiskey options. How Will & Jake made a decision on one of them was impressive! I stuck with the Malbec - and there's was a little sweeter than most. I wish I had taken a picture of bar – such awesome set-up. I could see lots of girls nights, couple’s dates, bro nights happening here. Really cool place to be and feel social. I’d go if you’re in the mood for drinks and dim lighting.
Eva Small Plates. Quaint comes to mind. Another perfect place if you’re in the mood for dim lighting – but go hungry to this one (& you might need to make a reservation), because the food is delicious. I ordered Eva’s Steak off of the dinner menu. I wish I would have taken a picture – when it was served, I realized the steak was set over sliced potatoes! YUM. The atmosphere is calm, quiet – our table was the loudest bunch in there it felt. The plates & portions are small and the food is filling – I’d go for it if I were you.
The Rest. So – the face of the restaurant is called “Bogata” and when you get into the very small bar – you have to request dining downstairs. The hostess will then get her keys, unlock a random door and down you go to The Rest. You HAVE to go to this place because it’ll be nothing like you’ve ever experienced (at least nothing I’d ever experienced before). It’s weird, sketchy, dark, and their emphasis is on their cocktails. The appetizers aren’t near worth the money you spend, so go straight for the meal. Jake got the scallops – and like any other fancy-ish restaurant that serves scallops – he left hungry. I ordered the half-chicken and would order it again… and again.