Happy Friday Darlings!
Its a gustin’ out there! Boston is feeling the effects of some tropical storms; so its humid (gross), rainy (yuck) and super windy (ick) out.
My Asian-inspired dinner at Ginger Park last night seemed to fit right in to the theme of “Tropical Island Boston”. So grab your sarong and anti-frizz products, we’re heading to the tropics of Southeast Asia….(I am such a nerd).
So gorgeous. My friend and I got settled with a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc and took a look at the menu. The server suggested we order 4 dishes as the restaurant is focused on small plates for sharing. We happily agreed.
Plate 1: Thai Green Papaya & Mango Salad with Peanuts
Plate 2: Nori Wrapped Tuna & Avocado Roll
We were torn between this and a Tuna Poke Salad; but the waitress told us this had excellent spice to it. Honestly, it was just ok. The tuna was mushy, almost paste-like and while the spicy sauce (on plate) was good; it wasn’t outrageous. This was fine. That is all.
Plate 3: Stir Fried Silver Pin Noodles, Snow Tofu
Ugh, sorry for the blurries! This was GOOD. Crispy, airy tofu with almost pod-like noodles that were very chewy and dense. Loved this.
Plate 4: Kabayaki Salmon, Edamame Emulsion
But wait! dinner wasn’t over….
We took a “peek” at the dessert menu
Plate 5: Gingerbread Bread Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream
Ginger Park was a great plate place to catch up with my friend. The pacing of the plates was quite leisurely; each plate was sent out separately, so dinner was really very relaxed . A perfect way to eat, talk, sip wine, and repeat for 3 hours. Looks like Ginger Park got a little bit of the Tropical Island style going on as well. 🙂