Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Bastille Day- Italian Food?
I met a friend for lunch today at Parma 8200, a new restaurant in the south metro area. It is another D'Amico run restaurant and adds successfully to their chain of local favorites.
For a lunch crowd the restaurant was very busy and unfortunately, loud.
We started with squares of chewy toasted bread soaked in olive oil. I had a Shrimp and Arugula Salad with Tarragon Vinaigrette. The shrimp were small but sweet and tender and were surrounded with the best of fresh summer produce. Fresh sweet corn, tiny asparagus spears, avocado wedges and succulent grape tomatoes were lightly dressed with tarragon vinaigrette, the perfect complement.
Although the salad was by no means a pasta salad it did include frego, tiny pasta balls.
I plan to return here soon!
Posted by Pat Sinclair