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909 Prospect St., Ste. 190 (Girard Ave.) Send to Phone
Kitschy name but romantic, fun setting for a first date or 50th.

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: This cozy, dimly lit restaurant on tony Prospect Street in La Jolla offers the ultimate in date night fare: sumptuous cheese dips, meats and plenty of chocolate. Although there are several cheese choices---Wisconsin cheddar with garlic, dry mustard and Worcestershire; American and blue with chives; and queso Baja with onions and jalapeños---we prefer the slightly nutty and sweet flavors of European Swiss Emmental and Gruyère with cherry brandy. With entrées, one cooks the meat, vegetables and seafood in hot broth rather than boiling oil. We appreciate that this is a healthier method of preparation, yet we can’t help yearning for the crisp brownness that only frying can produce. Opt for the seafood or chicken teriyaki over the beef. Luckily, the dipping sauces compensate for some of the lost flavor; we like the piquant cocktail sauce with the shrimp and lobster, the chicken breast with honey mustard, and the potato with garlic butter. Desserts are highly recommended: chocolate choices are many (white, dark, milk and more) but the Turtles Make Everything Better (with caramel and pecans) and What Dream are Made Of (white chocolate with Chambord and sliced almonds) are standouts.


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