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Near her “new” office.

Front

An Irish pub.

Sunday dinner.

The Cat’s Plate

Grilled salmon with sweet chili sauce. The Cat liked.

The Mouse went with something more “Sunday traditional”.

The Mouse’s Plate

Pot roast with vegetables and mash potatoes. Nom!

For dessert.

Apple Crisp Ala Mode

Very yum!

Starting today, the week’s specials include Eggplant Parmigiana. We might be back for New Year’s Eve dinner. Stay tuned.

The Mouse and The Cat wishing you and yours a happy, healthy, and hopeful new year! Stay safe!

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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Okazu-ya

That funny time between Christmas and the new year. The Mouse “volunteered” to go into work yesterday. Ugh!

A little treat for himself for that “offer”.

Inari, Shiso Onigiri, Hot Dot, Tofu Patty, Corned Beef Hash Patty (Mostly Potato, in a good way)

To top off the day, The Cat brought home leftover dessert.

Mixed Berry Pie

Super ono!

Overall, The Mouse had a good day food-wise. Weekend-wise? At least yesterday? Not that great. But, got some work done with less interruptions.

Any plans for new year eve? The Cat and The Mouse are still trying to decide.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

 

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The Cat wanted to treat an old client.

Of all days, skies decided to open up with drenching rain.

But still gotta eat.

Charger

While waiting for The Cat and her client to arrive.

Gloomy Day

Not the sunset we are used to, but pretty in its own way

Every Cloud has a Pink Lining

And the restaurant had a visitor right outside the window.

Hawaiian Monk Seal

Napping.

On to the food!

Amuse Bouche – Salmon Tartar with Pesto and Caviar

The Mouse almost did a “Oliver Twist” but The Mouse restrained for more to come. Hee hee.

Boula Boula Soup with Abalone

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Crab Cake

Three sauces (The Mouse couldn’t hear). Nom!

Seafood Salad

Scallops, fish, crab claw, spinach, mango, citrus. Happy Cat.

Beef Wellington

Chicken mousse with Kurabota ham, carrots, and mushrooms. Currant and Madeira reduction. Huge over the top Yum!

Bananas Foster

Client was extremely happy.

Entrance Display

Made by Sous Chef, cute yea?

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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First.

Pork Belly

Cut up, brown, braise in water, liquid smoke, salt, whiskey.

Cool and chill overnight.

Pork Belly, Braised, Chilled

Add to stir-fried cabbage.

Braised Pork Belly with Cabbage

Maybe as good as kalua pork and cabbage. 🙂

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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And yes, it did involve duck. Hee hee.

Christmas brunch. Chinese dim sum buffet. Mandalay Restaurant.

Dim Sum Selection

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The Cat Sampled

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The Mouse Winding Down

Dinner, one of few places open (we were kinda hoping for Italian, but closed). Kin Wah Chop Suey. Go figure. Hee hee.

Bitter Melon

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Steamed Buns

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Minute Chicken

And, drum roll …

Crispy Taro Duck

Hope you had a joyful holiday season.

Enjoy. Eat well.

The Mouse

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