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Waypoint Public Cassoulet

Fake Name Dec 15, 2013 01:24 PM

Got shut out of Urban Solace last night, so trotted down to Waypoint for the elsewhere-touted Cassoulet.

Started with Fried Green Tomatoes, then on to their Little Gem salad- both quite good.

The Cassoulet has all the traditional ingredients, but has a more contemporary feel. A little on the "watery" side, but I don't mean that pejoratively. It was just not overbaked into a gooey mass. Flavors excllent, with a particularly good sear on the pork belly, an ingredient on which I'm not always keen. Very flavorful sausage. Duck confit was really just a duck drumstick, and I when considering the duck drumstick, I thought the pork belly was pretty good.

Accompanied by a pint of Allagash Saison, which may qualify as a fetish beer. But since I didn't get overly excited about it, I didn't strut about its peralge, nor did I wear a beanie nor ride my fixie to the place, I didn't slide into Hipster.

Overall, we enjoyed our meals.

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  1. Fake Name RE: Fake Name Dec 15, 2013 04:01 PM

    It was, however, VERY LOUD.

    LEVEL OF PAIN LOUD.

    1. Gypsy Jan RE: Fake Name Dec 15, 2013 04:34 PM

      Just asking, was the cassoulet Berlin level good? (Kidding, ya all).

      We do not like excessive noise - could I get the dinner to go?

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      1. re: Gypsy Jan
        Fake Name RE: Gypsy Jan Dec 15, 2013 04:53 PM

        Dunno. We both left thinking how much more we would have enjoyed the meal if we could have shared each other's company without SHOUTING across the table. Our most-often used word was:

        WHAT?

        As much as I enjoyed the food and the friendly, helpful service, we simply won't be back.

        I'm not hip enough < waves four-pronged cane in the air >

        1. re: Fake Name
          Gypsy Jan RE: Fake Name Dec 15, 2013 04:58 PM

          I daily mourn the death of my hipness...not.

          1. re: Fake Name
            Beach Chick RE: Fake Name Dec 15, 2013 05:01 PM

            Did you upgrade to the four-pronged cane?

            Last I saw you, you were thinking you were all that with the Ed Hardy limited edition three pronger.

            Moving on up..Weezie?

            1. re: Beach Chick
              Fake Name RE: Beach Chick Dec 15, 2013 05:04 PM

              Nah. Four legs with green tennis balls on each.

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