Acai Mixed Berry Smoothie January 12 2015, 2 Comments
- Oh Ya! - this restaurant takes the cake, When we called to get a reservation they were booked until the 15th but luckily our hotel was able to get us a table for the 9:30 time slot, usually this would be pretty late for us to start dinner but Ryan was dying to go there so 9:30 it was and man this place did not disappoint!! Even when we walked in at 9:30 it was packed and Oh Ya! only seats maybe 50 people (at most) which made us feel like we were the chosen few who knew about this restaurant (this isn't true due to it being the number one restaurant in Boston at the moment but I'd like to think it is)! The servers give you amazing one-on-one attention and know their menu forward-and-back also an amazing feat because the menu changes daily. Another touch that I adorned about this restaurant was the plates, the owners/chef's wife has been collecting unique dishes for the restaurant for years and they are all different, you can tell this couple has poured their heart and soul into this place and it has made all the difference! Lastly and most importantly, the food but If I went into the break down of everything we ate it wouldn't do the restaurant justice so just know if you are planning on being in Boston, call ahead, get a reservation and splurge on the best meal you will ever eat right down to the complementary homemade Japanese chocolates they bring you at the end of dinner!
- Neptune Oyster: Once again the building is so small I am shocked- all restaurants in Houston follow the motto: 'The bigger, the better', but I am loving Boston's small intimate restaurants that seat a crowd of about 30-50 people not only does this make the service better but also makes the food better- the chefs have more time to focus on making each dish amazing as apposed to creating a feeding frenzy! The other thing I loved about this restaurant (besides the food) was the style, this place looked like it was straight out of the 1920's which I just can't get enough of!! To eat Ryan and I both tried the clam chowder, lobster bisque and then got Lobster rolls- I know it's a lot of food but I promise it was strictly for research purposes :) My favorite was the Lobster rolls and my second favorite was the lobster bisque, I wasn't the biggest fan of the clam chowder but they said that was a restaurant favorite so what do I know anyways :)
- Last but currently not least, James Hook and Company- if Ryan and I lived in Boston this place would be our Saturday lunch spot!! Nothing fancy about this small sandwich shack that also sells live lobsters right next to the tables you eat at but it was so authentic and charming in that 'local way' that once again makes you fall in love with Boston!! This restaurant sells cold lobster sandwiches that will blow your mind!! I am sure I will be dreaming about those sandwiches until I can be reunited again!
Now after all of this eating and city seeing I am craving a heavy boost of nutrients today to get me back on track and focused!! This is another Acai berry breakfast but we are creating a smoothie instead of a bowl for easy grab and sip wherever you are running off to!!
- 1 Acai berry puree, frozen packet
- 1 small banana, frozen
- 1 cup strawberries, frozen
- 3/4 cup of unsweetened almond milk
- Add all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth!!
- If the smoothie is too thick you can add another 1/4 cup of almond milk or even a splash of water!