Just some curiosity from M&M Jfood.
The jfoods and friends were dining at one of their favorite vacation restaurants. We have eaten there probably 20 times over the years while on vacation. This year we went two consecutive nights, just background to tell everyone we love it.
After being seated for a few minutes the server brought over a few small plates with the obligatory "the chaf has prepared something special to begin your dinner." Now over the years jfood has tasted some might delightful little tid-bits that really set the stage and showed the chef wanted beautiful flavors. But on the se two night the chef prepared (1) a single semi circle slice of Italian beef sausage (like the pepperoni in the grocer) with a little olive oil and (2) a quarter of a radish with a little olive oil.
Call the jfoods and friends un-foodie, but we actually had two good laughs with these presentations. Good news was that mrs jfood wanted neither so jfood had a whole slice of Italian beef sausage and a half of a radish. :-))
So jfood is curious. What are some of the best "chef's choice" pre-apps that people have received, some of the silliest, and lastly what was the chef at this resto thinking by serving some pepperoni one night and radish the next.
BTW - the rest of the meals were fabulous.