Meals 88: Tamarine

Tonight, I went to Tamarine, a Vietnamese fusion restaurant in Palo Alto, with my family and Marshall (warning: the website plays smooth jazz muzak…whyyyyy?). The food was stunning – see for yourself below. Note that I kept a Spartan diet beforehand to save room for our spectacular dinner.

brunch of Tim Tams and a salami sandwich

Brunch: One caramel Tim Tam cookie, half a salami and provolone sandwich with olive tapenade

pork cracklings and banh mi roti from Tamarine

Dinner: Crispy pork rinds with hot sauce, banh mi roti with curry sauce

Salt and pepper calamari

Dinner: Salt and pepper calamari with green curry and fish sauce

Kobe beef pho

Dinner: Kobe beef pho

Tempura nori rolls with soba noodles

Dinner: Tempura nori rolls with soba noodles

empress sticky rice with garlic, ginger, leeks, egg, sweet soy drizzle

Dinner: Empress sticky rice with garlic, ginger, leeks, fried egg, sweet soy sauce drizzle

basil tofu from Tamarine

Dinner: Fried basil tofu  

shaking beef from Tamarine

Dinner: Shaking beef with soy, garlic, onions, watercress

Butterscotch pecan bread pudding from Tamarine

Dessert: Butterscotch pecan bread pudding

Cocount tapioca pudding with mango and passionfruit from Tamarine

Dessert: Coconut tapioca pudding with mango, passionfruit, and sorbet from Tamarine

Chocolate lava cake with vanilla bean gelato and raspberry syrup from Tamarine

Dessert: Chocolate lava cake with vanilla bean gelato and raspberry syrup

Not pictured: Shrimp cupcake, POM pork spareribs with plantains, clay pot cod

4 thoughts on “Meals 88: Tamarine

  1. Reid says:

    Tamarine is incredible. Love the Empress Rice and Clay Pot Cod.

  2. Alvin says:

    Nice. Like the new blog/url. The tapioca coconut thing looks tasty.

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