With ground pork, chilies, green onion. $16
Mister Jiu’s, San Francisco CA
I think Mission Chinese Food got me into loving mapo tofu because have such a spicy and flavorful version. This version at Mister Jiu’s wasn’t nearly as spicy, but it was flavorful in its own right. I love the fine texture of the dish, and it tasted great over rice.
With celery. “Tradition” tasting menu €65
Tordomatto, Rome ITALY
I’m in love with this restaurant! We went to the Vatican Museum that morning, so I checked what was nearby for lunch and chose this place. I’m SO glad I did because the food (and service) was AMAZING! We did the “traditional” tasting menu, but it was far from it. The flavors and concepts were traditional, but the techniques and presentation were contemporary and so great! Mmm…
Olive tapenade bruschetta. €4
La Biga, Rome ITALY
I liked this. The texture and flavor of the olive tapenade was good, and it was a good portion. We were able to sit outside, and the view of the Colosseum was absolutely beautiful!