Last night, my husband and I wnet for dinner at Fromogerie (in Rumson, for those who don't know). We have not been there in quite some time, and now I know why. First off, service is way too fast and rush rush. The minute we were seated, I did not even have the napkin on my lap, the popovers were served. Then the waiter was there instantly to take our cocktail order. (I seriously think someone needs to tell the wait staff, for men, do not wear ridiculous huge earrings...our waiter had a huge zirconia stud in his ear...I could not stop staring at the thing, plus his cologne was overkill.)
We got our drinks, then someone else was there ready to tkae the popover pans, and we were not even done! After that, the amuse came...all in a matter of 10 minutes.
We sat for a while before looking at the menu. We both laughed when we heard "Pink Floyd" palying on the surround sound. Where were we?? Anyhow, I had the red snapper, it came out in about 10 minutes after ordering. My husband had the scallops. I won't even go into the food because it was just o.k. Nothing amazing at all. My 6 year old nephew probably could have created better dishes than what we had. Plus, the plates were cold, not even hot.
The waiter was obsesses with trying to get us to order another bottle of Pellegino. "Would you like another bottle of Pellegino?.....Oh, you are almost done, want another bottle?....You might want another bottle of Pellegrino." Super annoying.
No dessert for us. We were literally there at 7:15 and out by 8:20. We should have went somewhere else, but you know when you have not been to a place in so long and you are hoping...Yes..this is the one. Oh well. Another wasted meal. I won't be going back.
Thanks for reading my aganizing story.