As always I am three weeks late in reporting this brunch. If you are a faithful Atlanta blog reader, you already know that everyone else, such as the consistently on the pulse Blissful Glutton, had already talked about the excellence of this menu. So why am I jumping on the bandwagon? Well, call me silly, but I was just so tickled by this hilarious dish, I couldn't help but share the photo with you.
When the menu said fried ripe plantains in the plural, we expected slices or chunks. No, we got a whole caramelized plantain oozing goat cheese foam. E and I looked at each other and laughed. Even more amusing, when we finally cut into the plantain, it squirted warm cajeta (sort of Mexican caramel) everywhere. We laughed some more, but at the end of it all, enjoyed everything working together.
I am sure you can conjure up the exceptional combination of a ripe plantain that is slowly caramelized with the sticky molasses flavors of a dark caramel. What's surprising was the slight tartness of the goat cheese foam, a great counterpoint to the sweetness of the other elements. I highly recommend that you try this dish, just watch out for the squirting innards.
Also great were the slightly sweetened duck sausages. Neither too greasy nor too tough, the patties had just enough duckiness to tone down the sweetness and create delicious bites that do not tire out the palate.
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