Thursday, June 23, 2011

Our Night At Liam's



ALL photos are from Liam's Facebook Page

Click on any picture and you'll be taken to Liam's website
If you're ever near Thomasville, GA, I HIGHLY recommend you stop by or make reservations for one of their up coming classes. 
Next classes are for a Taste of Spain!

My Mom and I had such a great time at Liam's Tuesday night.  We got to taste foods we've never tried before and we were able to taste foods we're familar with, but prepared in a different way.  That's the menu above.  It's all in Italian.  Which added to the anticipation and excitment I was already feeling prior to arriving. 



This salad and bread were AH-mazing...   I really wish I could better explain what everything is, but the menu was explained so quickly.  All I know is that bread had the most delicious cheese baked ontop.  It was kind of like parmesean, but with a bigger kick.  I could have eaten their whole stock of it. 


This soup was made with many ingredients, the main being cabbage.  It was cooked for 6 hours!  Of course the cabbage was basically just turned into a flavor.  It was so delicous and creamy and oh.so.good. 



Lamb on a bed of polenta.  I've never had lamb or polenta before.  You didn't need a knife to cut that lamb, it literally fell off the bone.  It was so good!



This is our table.  You can't really see me, b/c I strategically hid behind my Mom.  ha!

The thought of sitting "Family Style" was a bit off-putting, but once we got there and met our table mates, I wouldn't have had it any other way.  We met some wonderful and interesting people!  My Mom and I are wanting to go back for one of their Taste of Spain classes. 


Liam's is fine dining at its best without the pretentiousness you may find at other "fine dining" restaurants.  I believe it was Rhonda Foster, co-proprietor, who introduced each course.  She was super loud and I grew to love it!  I knew that each time she yelled out the explanation of the next course, we would be eating again soon.   ha!

I must say, it felt adventurous to not know what I was about to eat.  To try things I’ve never tried before and if offered as a choice on a menu, I wouldn’t normally order it on my own.  This experience, yes I do believe it was an experience, has made me want to try new things.  I thought I was adventurous with my foods before, but apparently, I wasn’t.  
It was really nice for just me and my Mom to go and have fun together.  She's such a special person to me and I love hanging out with her.  This was a great way to make some wonderful memories. 

8 comments:

Joy said...

Looks divine!!! And I'm with you — I LOVE a good bread!!! Glad y'all had a great time and made some wonderful memories!!

stephanie said...

that all looks amazing! how fun!

Irritable Mother said...

Oh, I am such a coward when it comes to trying new things. I need to be brave, like you! ;o)

Heidi said...

mmmm, i LOVE italian food! that spread looks amAzing! :)

-h

Becky said...

When I seen the pics on your FB page I was wandering exactly what they were all about. I just haven't had time to email you to see.. I would love to try the taste of spain..my problem is i love italian food but i do NOT like lamb.. It is Bren's favorite food but i can't stomach it.. Email me some time and let me know about cost.. That might be something I want to do with my mama as well

WhisperingWriter said...

Oh my gosh, yum. That looks fantastic.

Irritable Mother said...

OK, you totally inspired me last weekend. I was in Boston for my brother's wedding and went out to eat several times. I tried 'new' things because of what you wrote here.
Thanks for helping me be brave. *wink*

Farmgirl Paints said...

fancy! thanks for the link on my blog earlier. i'll have to look into that.