Archive for September, 2008

September Bites

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

arthurandsoup.JPG        NOW SOME TASTES OF THE TOWN – Parsnip fennel soup with a pesto-ish herb oil drizzle at Luna Park, savored while Maura the barmaid muddled mojitos; spearfish at Aperto over a succotash lubed artfully with cucumber gazpacho; snappy tortilla soup and delicate apple dumplings at Weird Fish, a Sixth Arrondissement boite turned up on San Francisco’s Mission Street; then textbook brasserie fare, quite stunning indeed, at Jeanty at Jack’s, the best of a handsome lot a troop of Marrow Toasts not seen in these parts since the demise of 42 Degrees out in Dogpatch. Cream of tomato soup at the original Jack’s was a potage collector’s dream; now it meets its match at Udupi Palace where a discreetly coconut-milked version elicited from this commentator a veritable blizzard of huzzahs.