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Travels in the South

14 Mar

Last November, mom/dad traveled to Chicago, Illinois.  Or should I say, mom planned a trip and told dad absolutely nothing about it until the car came and picked them up at the Hotel Thompson the morning of departure.  Mom had already packed everything for their adventure.  Why Chicago?  Well first up, my Aunt Tina lives there with my cousin Sherlock Bones.  Second up, daddy has *always* wanted to go to Ditka’s Chicago.  Are you asking yourself what is that?  Well Mike Ditka is a former football player, was an awesome coach and a television commentator.  He coached the Chicago Bears back in the day which was one of dad’s favorite teams.

In the next couple of weeks, we will be highlighting some of the food that everyone enjoyed during their trip to Ditka’s Chicago.


Doesn’t this look amazing?!  It’s on the menu under shareable sides called King Crab Risotto.  It looks mouth watering and out of this world!  The risotto was creamy and the crab meat sweet and tender.  We all got some of this delicacy.  Mine was great.  However, my hub unit’s first mouthful was full of shell.  WTH?!  It would be the blind guy getting shell.  So we thought it was just a chance thing.  That’s when all of us starting getting shells in every bite.  We had a collection of shells by the time the waitress came by to check on us.  The waitress was concerned and brought the manager over to talk to us – we didn’t ask for him.  This is when you can tell the difference in an upscale restaurant.  He immediately was taken back by the amount of shell’s in our King Crab Risotto.  Yes, there might be an occasional shell due to the amount they are putting out but *never* something like this.  He was very apologetic.  Would we get it again?  Absolutely!  Never make a judgement on the first time – we will definitely try it again.  Stay with us next week to see what else we ordered here.

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15 responses to “Travels in the South

  1. easyweimaraner

    03/14/2018 at 1:28 pm

    king crab risotto…. and I sit in my kicthen with a cheese sandwich…. well say cheese and imagine it’s crab risotto LOL

     
    • Piglove

      03/14/2018 at 2:58 pm

      I know! Mom says she could go for some more of that right now. Even though there were shells in it, it tasted awesome! XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. Kate Crimmins

    03/14/2018 at 1:37 pm

    Hmmmm crab….that reminds me I want to try it in my mac and cheese!

     
    • Piglove

      03/14/2018 at 2:59 pm

      It is divine in mac and cheese! Dad gets it that way every chance he can. XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. NylabluesMum

    03/14/2018 at 2:17 pm

    MMMMMMM mee an LadyMum are BOTH droolin Unccle Bacon! That lookss so-o tasty!!!
    **nose bumpsss** neffkitty Siddhartha Henry xXXx

     
    • Piglove

      03/14/2018 at 3:00 pm

      It was very tasty. The shells not so much but that made it more of a challenge – snorts with piggy laughter. Mom says she could go for some right about now. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • NylabluesMum

        03/14/2018 at 3:04 pm

        So could wee Unccle!!! 😉

         
  4. cattitudechronicles

    03/14/2018 at 4:51 pm

    King crab risotto sounds pawsome! (I’ll eat the crab, you can have the risotto)!😹

     
    • Piglove

      03/15/2018 at 9:19 am

      Deal! I love them both just as much. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • cattitudechronicles

        03/15/2018 at 8:55 pm

        Purrfect!

         
  5. cattitudechronicles

    03/14/2018 at 4:54 pm

     
    • Piglove

      03/15/2018 at 9:23 am

      Off to check it out now. Thanks for the update sweets! XOXO – Bacon

       
      • cattitudechronicles

        03/15/2018 at 8:56 pm

        Thank you for visiting!

         
  6. Lone Star Cats

    03/14/2018 at 11:23 pm

    Sounds tasty, but I’d pass on da shell.

     
    • Piglove

      03/15/2018 at 9:24 am

      Most definitely. It was definitely a surprise. XOXO – Bacon

       

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