My husband and I had a date night of sorts last night. We went to Back to School Night for a few hours and decided to grab some dinner afterwards at The Pony Room at Rancho Valencia. I ordered The Chop Chop Salad with Grilled Chicken (iceberg, spinach, mushrooms, hard boiled egg, tomato, blue cheese crumbles, croutons, lemon herb dressing):
This morning's breakfast was pineapple Chobani yogurt, Almond Coconut Granola, strawberries and blackberries.
After I took the kids to school, I drove to Palm Desert to visit my mom. We went to a newer restaurant there, Il Corso, for lunch. We both ordered the Salmon salad. It was small.
Very small. It's hard to tell in the picture but there was basically no food on the plate. A tiny bit of salad and these very small strips of salmon. They funny thing was that my mom had that same salad there earlier in the week with a friend and it was at least twice the size. Basically we were still hungry when we left.
We ran errands and stopped for a very early dinner at my favorite Mexican restaurant, El Agave.
I cannot express my love for this place. Their margaritas are as strong as heck.
The table-side guacamole is the best:
I ordered their carne asada plate for dinner:
It was a giant plate of food but after my lack of food at lunch, I was able to polish most of it off. Happily.
When was the last time you left a restaurant hungry?