1.04.2011

A Little Piece of Haven


Shrimp Boudin, Andouille, Tex-Mati, Worchestershire Meuniere
Quail, Jalapeno Sausage Dressing, Green Tomato Golden Raisin Chutney
Slow Cooked Crescenza Cheese Grits
Akaushi Steak, Red Skin Mash Potato, Mushrooms, Country Ham, Green Onions, Red Wine Jus
// Isshu catsuit / vintage trio necklace from Day-Lab //

B and I have been waiting patiently to try out the food at Haven. Hidden away from the bustling traffic of a major freeway, one blink and you'll miss the signage pointing you towards the restaurant. The chef is known for his use of fresh, locally grown ingredients that reflect the flavors of Texas outside of BBQ. The modern yet homey decor was also a perfect backdrop for a romantic night out.

We skipped the signature shrimp corn dogs appetizer, which I still kick myself for not ordering. I never met a corn dog I didn't like. Our boudin starter was overly salted, but I did enjoy my delightful (and peculiarly placed) quail entree with a side of cheese grits. The food had a southern influence with a gourmet twist on several classic dishes. Not sure if I'll be returning, unless I develop a strong hankering for some corn dogs from the sea.

10 comments:

  1. Oh my god this looks SO YUMMYYY!!!!!

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  2. That food looks so delicious! Wish I had some right now : )


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  3. I love it! So beautiful!

    LOVE
    minnja

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  5. Lucky lady, Haven and back - literally! I was actually brought out for dinner earlier and saw something similar to the Quail dish featured in your post, but I played it safe and ordered something else because I've never tried it before. You seemed to enjoy it, so it's a must try for next time!

    Thank you for the lovely comment on my blog by the way, it's really appreciated:)

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  6. you look just stunning.<3

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  7. This is making me very hungry whilst sitting at my desk!!

    xx

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  8. such yummy post. my mouth waters only by looking at them.
    you look lovely, love!

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  9. Everything looks so good! I love how the Quail look like they are dancing at a fabulous party :)

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  10. I'm so hungry now! Looks amazing!

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