On Friday, we went to Morocco's Restaurant, featuring Moroccan food with belly dancing at 730. The belly dancer didn't seem to have the best rhythm in the world with her little cymbals but it was still festive. The food was pretty good and SMS and I enjoyed sharing several dishes. Our favorite was the Briwatt sampler. Briwatts are sort of like samosas with phyllo instead of dough. They were delicious- beef, crab and veg. The eggplant salad was good although almost chutney-like, which actually went really well with our lamb tangine to give it a little more flavor. I don't think we'll be rushing back to eat there again (especially since we've found a new favorite- keep reading!), but I would recommend the place.
|These birds were huge! Picture from the long run and since the weekend was light on photos, this is what you get.|
I got back home, showered and took a mini-nap. Then SMS and I headed to Palo Alto where we bought an office chair for him and then grabbed a late lunch at Sushirrito. SMS ordered my favorite, the Geisha's Kiss. I ordered a salad because I had eaten a big early lunch after my run and wasn't too hungry. But then we treated ourselves to ice cream sandwiches at Cream. I had a half sandwich, which is an off-menu item where I probably saved about 5 calories from a 600 calorie dessert by only having one cookie cut in half instead of two. Ha, ha. It's ok, I wasn't really doing it for the health benefits. A half sandwich just sounded like the amount I felt like at that time (clearly, I must not have been right in the head. When would anyone voluntarily choose half an ice cream sandwich?).
After Palo Alto, we went to Trader Joe's to stock up for my planned vegan Super Bowl feast. A lot of our friends are veg and since we had invited them over for the Super Bowl, I wanted to make food everyone could enjoy. I used recipes from OhSheGlows and ChefChloe to make sliders, enchiladas and cupcakes. It all ended up turning out really well and everyone really enjoyed the food the next day.
|Our party was more successful than these game day Skywriting Doritos, I think.|