Marvelous Millennium (San Francisco)

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More on this deliciousness in a minute…

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After a little shopping in SF, my bloggie friends and I took our adventure to a local park. Most of us had been awake at this point for 15-ish hours, so our sleep deprivation was kicking in.

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The weather was cooling off and gorgeous and it was nice to just relax and enjoy some fresh air.

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After changing back at our hotel, it was time to change for a special dinner.

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I worked with the general manager, Alison, of Millennium restaurant, in San Francisco, to put together a special blogger dinner for our little group of healthy bloggers.

You may remember I went to Millennium back in 2008 (click here to view that post). I had such a fabulous time back then, I knew it was the perfect place for my bloggie friends.

The restaurant treated us to some appetizers…

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…house-made pickled veggies.

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herb marinated olives.

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Bread and spread.

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Fried oyster mushrooms (in chickpea flour!).

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I got one of the featured cocktails to drink – the pomegranate samba. I forgot to take a photo…blogger-fail! lol :)

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Laura was my food buddy for the evening. We split 2 appetizers and an entree.

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First up, roasted beets with hazelnuts! Very light and tasty!

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Next, the black bean torte. From the menu:

whole wheat tortilla, caramelized plantains, smoky black bean puree, pumpkin-habanero papazul, cashew "sour cream", strawberry salsa

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I got the black bean torte last time and it was just as delicious as last time. Nice and creamy and sweet.

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Plus we got some more sides from the restaurant on the house-  roasted carrots.

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and Seared Brassicas. This was one of my fave dishes last time I was here.

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From the menu –

Potato & Tomato Leaf "Braciole"
whole wheat pastry dough, creamy sage-scented potato & tomato leaf filling, smoked gold tomato coulis, cannellini runner bean & grilled oyster mushroom salad, with lemon & basil, seared blue lake green beans, truffled black pepper-thyme oil

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The braciole was the last dish Laura and I shared and it was really tasty…like a pot pie wrapped up! The sauce was really nice and textures were wonderful together. Though we really wanted to try one of the delicious-looking desserts, we were just too stuffed. Maybe next time.

Overall, dinner was marvelous and just as delicious as I remembered. Meat-eaters and vegetarians-alike will find something yummy at Millennium.

Major thanks to my blogger friend for coming and especially to Alison and Eric for working with me to create such a fun event! Thank you! :)

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Comments

  1. Marium says

    Aww I wish I was there to partake in such a fabulous meal part deux! I’ll just have to show you some new foodie hot spots in DC next! ;)

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