Restaurant Food Week

New York has a very special feature: New York City Restaurant Week. It’s where participating restaurants will feature lunch and/or dinner menus at $24.07 and $35. This time, I went for lunch at Blue Water Grill.

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Got a starter, pea soup.

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For my appetizer I ordered a salad. Sadly, I realized my tastebuds are not very receptive to arugula so I traded my dish for my companion’s mushroom soup.

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Though I don’t know what the name of the thing in the middle, it was different. Soft and fluffy texture while having a clear taste. Paired with the mushroom soup was delicious.

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I very much like my main course. The fish skin was a nice crispy texture. The fish was just so good.

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My companions dish. She thought her dish was…okay.

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Tried some ginger beer (non-alcoholic). Really tasted like ginger candy and soda.

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For dessert, got some chocolate cake with espresso ice cream.

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The other was a lemon tart with lemon ice cream.

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And of course, some tea to go along with it. Harney & Sons, Paris Black.

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While the food wasn’t bad, it wasn’t great either. The service wasn’t spectacular. Our server messed up our order twice and one of the waiters accidentally dropped a bunch of dishes right next to our table. A nice try, good fish, but not going again.

Merleawe