The wife and I went to Saffron for Restaurant Week
I don't see what the fuss is. Had the "new style" white tuna sashimi with miso reduction. Boring. The 4-cheese ravioli with truffle oil was good, but where was the cheese? For entrees, we ordered the steak frites and the sirloin steak w/ potatoes au gratin.
Both steaks were marinated to the point where no discernable beef flavor remained and the flavor of the marinade dominated. The potatoes au gratin were underdone.
The rosemary garlic frites were amazing though.
Desserts: The banana spring roll was good with a crunchy crust and a delicious and a delicious coconut caramel sauce. The creme brulee was piss poor--picture, vanilla Jello gelatin with a crunchy sugar topping.
Our waiter was sweet, our server was annoying, and the timing of the meal was off.
Overall, what's the fuss folks. While I can attribute the shortcomings of the service to Restaurant Week, I can't for the food. These are fundamental flaws in the preparation of the food that made the experience mediocre.
Am I missing something?
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