It was an awfully busy day today. We began with a brunch with my brother and his new girlfriend. She's a cutie!
For me, every brunch NEEDS to have bloody marys. It's essential. And just in case anyone was more in the mood for lunch instead of breakfast, I like to have sandwich fixings ready to go.
But of course, breakfast is the most important meal, so there had to be some breakfast food. Like this egg and sausage strata.
My new favorite salad - butter lettuce, mango, green onions, and goat cheese with a mint vinaigrette.
And for dessert - lemon curd and berry parfait. There was way too much of this stuff. I think we all ate till we were sick!
After brunch Jon, Ringo, and I headed to San Diego for the rest of the day to look for a new place to live. There will be much much more to update with that later.
We came home exhausted so I suggested we pick up something from the new barbecue place I've been dying to try, Smokey's House of Barbecue in Dana Point. The portions here were ridiculously huge. RE-DICULOUS. And all the meals came with a choice of two sides.
Jon got the catfish po-boy with sweet potato fries and baked beans. Because the beans came in a separate tub, they loaded him up with extra sweet potato fries. He could hardly put a dent in them after eating his entire sandwich. Every mouthful had him moaning about how delicious it was, especially the sauce, which I think he licked up when he finished. I wasn't quite as impressed with my pulled pork po-boy, but I was definitely full after half. I didn't make much of a dent in my fries either. But I do think they are the best sweet potato fries I've ever had. And the grand total for this meal to feed a small island? $19.00 (well....plus tax).