On Tuesday, Z and I met up with Jenna, Denise and Don for a dinner out at Blue Agave in Federal Hill. Denise and Don had been once before and highly recommended it.
Margaritas were a must. We split a pitcher of their seasonal specialty: Apple Cider Margarita. It was certainly potent! I enjoyed the sweeter taste the apple brought as opposed to the traditional lime which can be overly tart.
Chips and a trio of salsas were brought out to snack on before dinner. The chips were amazing and while I’m not a big salsa eater these days Denise and Jenna loved it.
For my meal I went with a goat cheese salad. Not necessarily typical Mexican restaurant fare, but the description sounded delicious:
I rarely cook shrimp so went with that option. The salad that I was served was not what what I had ordered however. Sure it was good, but there were no dried cherries or walnuts to be found. Instead just sunflower seeds. I’m not one to make a fuss over things like that so just went along with it.
The goat cheese was tasty (as it always is) and the dressing was a nice lightly sweet addition.
Z went with an appetizer sampler and the rest ordered burritos and tacos. The reviews were favorable.
Then there was dessert…
Churros with a chocolate dipping sauce and cereal-coated fried ice cream. There wasn’t even time to get a picture. So good!
Such a fun night out with my favorite people!
QUESTION OF THE DAY: What is your go-to meal at a Mexican restaurant?