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Mezzes Taverna in Pembroke Pines

We had a great meal there last night. The skirt steak special and a salad with cheese that was grilled. I would go again in a heartbeat

Jan 28, 2014
MaryJ in Miami - Fort Lauderdale

Need suggestions in Pembroke Pines

After reading this chain last night we went to Mezes on pine. Thanks it was awesome. Great greek food I felt like we were eating in our old friends kitchen.

Jan 28, 2014
MaryJ in Miami - Fort Lauderdale

Table 21 at Volt

Ditto Ditto Ditto Ate there last night and it's still spectacular. Our menu followed the same stye and progression but with different dishes.

Volt Table 21 Dinner

We at at Volt's table 21 last night and felt Brian presence throughout the amazing meal. He came over early and thanked us for coming, came back over later and chatted, and when asked posed for pictures with other guests and us and chatted. He talked more then the celebrities chefs at book signings.
I got the feeling if we had more to say he would have talked longer but we were too overwhelmed with the awesome food experience. My mouth was so happy I was at a loss for words. It was great to see chef Brian run his kitchen. I don't think his eyes missed anything in that kitchen. We were both surprised at how quiet the kitchen managed to be . All the staff in the kitchen were very intensely doing their job. At the same time any question we came up with was warmly answered by everyone. It was great to experience the bit of "celebrity," and an up close view of the working kitchen but the food stole the spotlight in our eyes. Each of the 21 courses brought out a surprise, be it the ingredients, the sauce, the textures or the taste we didn't want it to end. It was worth waiting 10+ months for our reservation, it was a Christmas present given last year that will not be forgotten.

Volt, Restaurant Eve, or???

GO GO GO. I was at Volt last night for the first time and had awesome drinks in the bar before dinner. The Cosmo was light with not cloying and dh had a something with makers mark. The cocktail menu was so interesting dh waited till I came back from the bathroom instead of ordering the glass of wine I was going to have. Best Cosmo I've ever had.
A great start to an unbelievable dining experience We ate ( such a pedestrian word for the incredible food experence) at table 21 and will make the trip again soon to try the regular dining room

Which Asheville area top restaurants would be better with elderly in dining party?

Once again chow hound to the rescue! Everyone in my traveling party was so surprised we ate at such good restaurants. Sat night we did celebrate at the blackbird were the staff was great and the food yummy. Order the coconut cake. Though no one was a particular coconut fan After one taste we changed dessert orders so we could eat more of it!
The scallops were cooked perfect,the salads yummy and interesting. Noise level was fine and we had a great evening.
Over the weekend we also got to eat 12 bones,and Cedrics in the biltmore village,French broad chocolate, Fig, blackbird and the morning glory cafe in black mountain.
Would go back in a second to Fig ( stopped by for lunch awesome so glad we didn't miss) , 12 bones ( we did call ahead take out) Cedrics ( food was good staff was great) blackbird don't miss the coconut cake even if your not a huge coconut fan. Would not return to French broad chocolate the service was so bad I could rant for the hour it took to get a cold chocolate drink. No excuse it wasn't crowded just painfully slow cashier and support staff.
Would give morning glory another try service was iffy but it was Sunday morning and we
were ready to get on the road. Looking forward to coming back and getting to more of Asheville 's great eats
Anks for the recommendation

Aug 03, 2010
MaryJ in Southeast

Which Asheville area top restaurants would be better with elderly in dining party?

I,m glad to hear you had a good experience at blackbird I did not read many good reviews on it

Jun 11, 2010
MaryJ in Southeast

Which Asheville area top restaurants would be better with elderly in dining party?

Thanks for the input I think the atmosphere might be important to my mom too

Jun 11, 2010
MaryJ in Southeast

Which Asheville area top restaurants would be better with elderly in dining party?

No -Sorry I wasn't clearer. Jaleo is great place for Tapas in wash dc

Jun 10, 2010
MaryJ in Southeast

Which Asheville area top restaurants would be better with elderly in dining party?

Thanks for the birthday wishes. I will see where I can get reservations the Admiral, or Corner Kitchen. Will keep early girl in mind for a meal but not for the Birthday celebration

Zambras isn't on my list because it seems to much like Jaleo which is where I took (and enjoyed) a meal with mom last time we visited.

Rezaz menu sounds yummy we may have to hit that Fri night.

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Corner Kitchen
3 Boston Way, Asheville, NC 28803

Jun 10, 2010
MaryJ in Southeast

Which Asheville area top restaurants would be better with elderly in dining party?

Bouchon had been on my list but was crossed off when I found out no reservations, not willing to keep Mom waiting that long. Thanks for the tip about Little Girl Eatery. I'll check it out.
I hadn't seen any recomendations for black mountain but if you have any...

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Bouchon
62 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Jun 10, 2010
MaryJ in Southeast

Which Asheville area top restaurants would be better with elderly in dining party?

I have been reading and drooling over all the posts regarding top restaurants in Asheville. My 4sisters and I are coming down to celebrate a 50th birthday weekend which will include 86 year old Mom (still active but slowing down). We will be staying in a rental in black mountain and I am looking for ideas especially for a Sat night birthday celebration keeping noise level and access in mind.
Also looking for a choices for Fri night after doing the Biltmore -- maybe Fig?

I would love to try the Admiral but the dive description doesn't seem like a good celebration restaurant about noise level. ( maybe some of us can sneak out late Thurs night .)

We will pick up 12 bones upon arrival for Thursday supper, so

Thinking about the farm to table sat brunch at Grove Park Inn then the trolley ride through town
Also wondering about Chef Mo's new location ?

Any comments of food choices or itinerary are appreciated. It's the first visit for all of us, and my sisters will be flying in from all around the country to celebrate with me.

Jun 10, 2010
MaryJ in Southeast