Not So Celebratory: Sawtelle Kitchen

This is the first meal Kevin and I enjoyed as husband and wife! YAY! After we turned in our paperwork at a court house, we headed over to Sawtelle Kitchen for a celebratory lunch.

It’s not that we particularly like Sawtelle Kitchen but it was the most convenient place for us to dine. This is one of those restaurants that I really, really want to love, but something always holds me back. I can never pin point what it is … but there’s something that’s just … off. But anyway, it was a celebratory lunch, and we went all out with wine (just me), appetizers (clams steamed in sake, pictured above), and more!

Sweet potato fries with plum mayonnaise.  Cute idea but was pretty ordinary.

I had grilled pork chop, with garlic-chive ginger sauce. I wish the meat was cooked a little more rare.

Kevin ordered Six-hour braised lamb shank, demi-glace sauce. It was good but tasted a bit gamey.

I think I’m already starting to sound like a nagging wife so I’ll stop here.  Good news is that lunch might have just been okay but the married life has been fantastic so far!

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One thought on “Not So Celebratory: Sawtelle Kitchen

  1. omg I’ve been eating lunch at Sawtelle Kitchen everyday since Euro 2012 started (from 6/15-). call me next time – as i’ll continue to eat there until July since they show the soccer games 🙂

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