Allison on Dominick
- Peter Mar 1, 1999 12:38 PM
Four times a year my wife and I splurge on dinner.
After trying Allison on Dominick, we have added it to
The food is French (msotly). I had Mustard Crusted
Short Ribs, which were very tender and tasty. Slow
cooked meats appeal in this weather. My wife had cod,
which was also very good. My appetizer (foie gras) was
nothing too special, next time I'll try something else.
The place is quiet, somewhat romantic, and intimate.
The service is very pleasant (I asked for help with the
wine list, as it didn't have anything I had drunk
before, the recommended bottle was good and within the
price I asked for, and the recommendation was given
with no condescension).
My husband and I also mete out (and savor)
our restaurant splurges, and Allison on
Dominick has become a favorite (having only
been there twice). I agree that the service
is a particular draw--warm, knowledgable,
and unpretentious. We were particularly
taken with the delicious roast chicken--
we agreed it might have been, in fact, the
best chicken either of us had ever had.
It seems to have to do with the perfectly
seared crustiness of it (I've tried to
duplicate this at home with no luck).
Iside, it's juicy and flavorful beyond