Today was a long day at the office with so many things going on, but it feels good to see the progress and positive feedback. I had a meeting with a few of the guys from Product earlier today, and it looks like this project just got twice as big. They’re requesting a few alternative campaigns, and for me to create a “guerrilla dummy” for future launches nation wide. This is such a big thing! The meeting ran a bit late, and gave Goose enough time to pick me up at the office.
For the longest time, he’d been wanting to check out Varela at Antara, so we figured why not do it tonight. The place was very nice, and quite manly…wood all over the place, along with cow skin chairs. It made me think of Argentina who knows why…and next thing I know is the cuisine is influenced by Argentine and Italian flavors.
Since it was a tad late, we began with a caprese salad (best presentation we’ve seen so far), followed by a shrimp chipotle alfredo, and for dessert we had their dulce de leche creme bruleé and chocolate fondant. The presentation for all their dishes was wonderful, and quite perfect.
Varela is place we will definitely go back to…Goose now wants to try their meats—which even to me look pretty yummy!