Food & Drink

I'm Chris - or Christopher - or Mr. Dean - or Master Christopher - or just plain Sir. I'm a self-professed foodie. I love to cook and I take great pleasure in all things edible. My husband and I are relatively new to Portland, Oregon and are enjoying our culinary explorations of the area!

Food is NOT just fuel!

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Red Lobster...come on, really?

My family wanted us all to get together at a premiere dining location in central Ohio - Red Lobster (in the middle of the failing strip of restaurants on Dublin-Granville Road). I don't know what to say - I always made fun of the tourists in Times Square who marveled at the Red Lobster shrieking "it's just like at home!" The best I can say is that the crab legs were actually quite good - and while it pains me to admit it, the ones at Whole Foods are previously frozen as well. So not much difference. But I avoided the salty butter sauce like the plague, knowing it would do unspeakable damage to my insides should it make it to my stomach. So while the shrimp was okay, if second rate, and the lobster was rubbery, I did enjoy the crab legs. Oh...and the vodka soda was just lovely. :)

Day two of our journey west...yet another chain restaurant. Heaven help us...see us out of Ohio quickly, please. :) Although day three is looking up, we're having Massey's pizza for dinner. And while that is in NO way good for me, it's damn delicious and something I look forward to every time I'm back in town!


  1. I recently had dinner with some Canadian ex-pats now living in NYC who are big fans of the Red Lobster in Times Square...Honestly, you live in New York City and eat at Red Lobster? Then again, they came to Toronto and insisted on East Side Mario's so....

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