Though restaurant week is pretty close to being over, thought you guys would appreciate one more review.
Enjoyed Great Bay for lunch today....
Menu as follows:
- Gazpacho with dollup of crab and avocado swirl
- Mixed greens w/walnut...and?
- Pan-roasted catfish w/rosemary scented rice
- Fish & chips
- Tagliatelle w/shrimp and tomatoes
- Butterscotch pudding w/dollop of fresh whipped cream
- Lemon pound cake w/blackberry ice cream
- Chocolate cupcake w/raspberry swirl.
So, we both had the gazpacho. It was lovely, bursting with summer flavors. The crab and avocado swirl were a nice contrast to the bold flavors.
I got fish & chips. Fish was hake; a mild whitefish. It were good; but I'm sort of a snob when it comes to fish and chips and I really prefer them English style, in a thick, yet delicate tempura-style batter. This fish was more along the breaded-fish-n-chips style; and the 'chips' were thinly sliced potatoes sprinkled with rosemary. Homemade tartar sauce accompanied the fish, again; not a huge tartar sauce fan but this was good.
Catfish was good; fresh, fairly standard, served on a bed of rice; flavors not particularly memorable but it did well standing on it's own.
Desserts - I got the butterscotch pudding, which really, for all intents and purposes, was orgasmic. (Hopefully this post'll stay up) Seriously, very delicious, really deep and rich and flavorful, more like a custard than a pudding. Definitely the high point of the meal.
The lemon pound cake was good, drizzled with something like a lemon merangue...blackberry ice cream was good but would have probably been more powerful as a sorbet; I think the cream cut the flavor a bit. But overall, good.
Service was efficient and prompt.
Thought the horseshoe bar looked cool and I wouldn't mind popping back in there for some drinks and apps.