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Day Long Snacking Report

bighound | Aug 15, 2014 10:26 AM

Yesterday was the day and since I recieved many suggestions I thought I should report back.Left the house with a list of about 20 with 4 or 5 set and room to improvise.And try places I have never been before.
I will try to keep this short and succinct.In order:

Larsen's Danish Bakery-Cinnamon Cream Twist-struedel style pastry with cinnamon & pastry cream.Fresh.Very good.Should have started smaller.

Biscuit Bitch-Bitchwich with sausage.Good-not Morsel good.May have suffered from the drive before eating.Moistened by the egg and sauce.Biscuit fluffy.Very little flavor in the meat.

LaParisienne French Bakery-Mini Mushroom Quiche.This was good but suffered from not being made that day.Filling very smooth and flavorful.Mushrooms tasty.Pastry was flaky.But kinda limp from refrig.

Yellow Leaf Cupcake Co.-Disappointing.Chose Chocolate Mint.Ate later in the day.The cake was quite dry,the topping flavorful but tasted greasy,not like frosting.And it appears they try to bake the cake on top of "Oreo" cookie crumbs.But when you peel down the paper to bite in you get an avalanche of loose crumbs all over you and wherever you are eating. Not good.

Honest Biscuit-ButterHole-At the SLU Farmer's Market.Nice variety of biscuits including a Triple Berry that I need to go back for.Chose the BH since I was taking this home to share with wife at dinner.Warmed with butter it was heavy but pretty good.Not Morsel good.

Marination Station-Miso Ginger Chicken & Kalbi Beef Tacos.I should have chosen different place.The meats alone were quite good.But I am not a fan of soft corn tortillas and the Nunya Sauce they use is really overwhelming.Did not enjoy.

Mike's Chili Parlor-Cup without Beans+cheese and onion-Amazingly first time here.One chili with only variation being beans or no beans.No beans=more$$.When I was presented the cup the first thing I noticed was grease.Upon first bite it started out ok but then came the excessive(IMO)chili powder.Too much.Thank god for free soda refills.

Pinky's Kitchen-BBQ Brisket Slider-Basically a half sand.I asked for light on the mild sauce.Spicy and me do not get along.First bite-stale roll.Decided to eat the meat only.Not tough but not tender meat.And luke warm.Sauce tasted of tomato and heat.That's all.Disappointing.

Lastly-The Angry Beaver-Poutine.Having discovered this up north recently wanted to try a local version recommended by a Canadian.
I was only customer at the time.Different gravies to try so server suggested beef.This came to the table looking gorgeous.Fresh hot fries,Beecher's Cheese Curds,chunky gravy.First bite-SALT.And more SALT.Don't know if it was straight or too much in the spice blend on the fries but OMG.I tried the gravy straight-not too salty.Then just cheese and gravy-ok.Then all together-inedible.Boxed what was left.
Chose not to discuss with server.Probably wrong decision.

Lessons-maybe stick to one 'hood next time
be sure to have cash
beware the heat
parking is expensive
later in the day next time
Thanks for all the suggestions.

Biscuit Bitch,
Biscuit Bitch Belltown,
Biscuit & Bean,
Marination Station,
Mike's Chili Parlor,
The Angry Beaver
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