Ann Arbor Restaurant Week–Dinner at Sava’s

It’s almost Friday! Thank gawd. Today was somewhat stressful. Everyone was blowin’ up my phone at work today like crazy. And I’m really not a phone person. I really prefer to communicate in-person or electronically. Over the phone I just can’t see how the other person is reacting to what I am saying any it bothers me. And electronically, well, the pressure is just off. Shrugs. That’s just me. I’m awkward.

So after the endless phone calls, the huz and I took advantage of Ann Arbor Restaurant Week and went to Sava’s for dinner. We had a nice seat in the front window, facing State Street, which was fun! (But a little chilly).

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It was a busy night at Sava’s! We arrived early for our reservation, and had to wait a few minutes, but we still managed to be seated before our scheduled reservation time. Nice!!

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Dark Horse Raspberry Ale to drank.

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As part of the restaurant week deal, we split an appetizer, and decided to go with the Bang Bang Shrimp which was mind-blowingly good. Fried shrimp tossed in a very bold flavorful sauce with a nice bit of heat – perhaps like Buffalo Wild Wings’ Asian Zing wing sauce mixed with a creamy coconut curry sauce! SO GOOD. I scarfed all the lettuce garnish as well, because it was dressed in the sauce! Definitely the highlight of the meal!

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For my entrée, I had the blackened swordfish, topped with a pineapple, tomato, and avocado relish, served atop a corn and black bean orzo. The orzo mixture was especially flavorful. Solid.

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The huz had the puff pastry-topped chicken pot pie. I had a bite and it was yum.

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Dessert was a bit stingy, but delicious, regardless. It was a tad on the melted side by the time it arrived to our table. We shared a big scoop of espresso gelato, and it had a really bold espresso flavor. Yum!

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Not a bad deal at all! We had a very delicious dinner and enjoyed the 2 for $28 deal.

Off to go watch a DVR’ed episode of Catfish. Anyone else into this show? This MTV reality show is a guilty pleasure for me. The show is about online dating and I must admit I am especially intrigued by the show because my current relationship of 7.5 years (and marriage of 4.5 years) began as an online relationship, via a Facebook “poke.’” Crazy, right? So that is my excuse. Luckily, when I met the huz for the first time in “real life” he (nor I) had no crazy secrets. He didn’t weigh 600 pounds or have any kids or a wife or a sex change or anything. So that worked out well.

Rolling on the floor laughing

Have a good one!

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3 thoughts on “Ann Arbor Restaurant Week–Dinner at Sava’s

  1. Pingback: Meal Planning for the Week of January 26-February 1 « Meg.Goes.Nom.Nom.

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