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$15 half Pigs head Sample Room

MNLawGirl | Dec 4, 2011 08:52 PM

I recently read a post regarding wine enthusiasts - with a shout out to Sample Room. Tonight, my hubby and I dined at Sea Change. (very good - especially the Rainbox trout). After the meal he wanted a change in scenery and a glass of wine - so I suggested Sample Room. We took a seat at the bar and the guy next to us was eating one of the specials: half of a pigs head - sucullent and delicious - only $15. We were offered a taste - if our bellys were not already full we would have caved in. According to the chef it is slow roasted, similar preparation to prime rib. The pig is from Fisher Farms. It has been on the specialty board for a month and the chef is considering putting it on the menu. The skin looked so incredibly crispy - just writing this makes my mouth water!

Granted, I did not try it. I only smelled it and salivated from afar - but $15 for pigs head? Seems like an incredible deal. The bartender and chef said not many people know about it, but it does go out fast. The diner next to us works in the restaurant business and came to Sample Room after hearing about this dish. All he could do was rave about it. Hubby and I are coming back this week to try. Any of you hear about this?! Tried it?!

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