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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Bistro 29

I had a dinner meeting at Bistro 29. They have a 3-course dinner with an amuse bouche for $29, served Tue-Thurs. Add the wine pairing for $11. Bistro 29 is located at 620 Fifth Street in Santa Rosa.

Amuse Bouche--Shot of Butternut Apple Soup with Spiced Oil

The first course was Buckwheat Crepe with Gruyere Cheese, Mushrooms Sauteed in Garlic Parsley Butter & Arugula. This was paired with 2013 MacRostie Chardonnay.

The main dish was Seafood Cassoulet--Mussels, Prawns, Calamari & Cod Braised with White Beans, Garlic, Tomatoes and Toasted Herb Bread Crumbs, paired with 2013 F. Tinel Blondelet Pouilly Fume.

Dessert was Sweet Crepe with Lemon, Honey, Toasted Almonds & Whipped Cream

We also ordered Panisse Frites--$6. These are chickpea fries, served with garlic aioli. Crispy and so flavorful.

Side of Brussel Sprouts with Bacon.

Someone in our group ordered Brick Roasted Mary's Chicken with Truffle Fries and Haricot Verts. The fries were delicious.

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