Monday, April 28, 2014

Babaloo at La Balena {Pop-Up}

La Balena Carmel, in their first dinner with guest chefs, welcomed Gladys Parada of Babaloo and Sarah LaCasse of Earthbound Farm tonight for a Cuban feast. Sold out. What a great, and tasty, evening! It was the perfect, albeit slightly belated, dinner to celebrate Jake's birthday. 

Start That Conga Line!
Berry Mojito, Crispy Plantain Chips

Fred & Ethel
Fish Slider, Tropical Slaw, Lemon Creme Fraiche

Where's My Fruit Hat?
Crisp Greens, Avocado, Papaya, Guava Vinaigrette

Ricky & Lucy Do the Mambo!
Lime-Cilantro Braised Pork and Grilled Sea Bass, White Rice, Black Beans, Sweet Plantains

Sweet 'Little Ricky'
Guava, Mango, Cream Cheese Terrine

A Little Cha-Cha
Cookies and Cuban Coffee Shots

Happy birthday, My Love. Hope you enjoyed this as much as the boys and I did!

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