Thursday, April 24, 2014

First EngageMONTH!

It's been a month since the engagement.
To commemorate this,
I want to share our great experience during our 
first dinner as an engaged couple.



So after he proposed in the Empire State Building,
we headed to A Voce Madison.

41 Madison Ave (At 26th Street)   
Tel: 212.545.8555

chocolates for the sweet night courtesy of A Voce



A Voce Madison's design reflects an aesthetic that is at once natural and urban, 
creating sophisticated and modern oasis. 
The dining room is eneveloped by two garden spaces, 
one literal (the 100-seat outside dining piazza adorned with lemon trees, flowers and herbs) and 
the other figurative (an impressive indoor art installation entitled "Falling Twig").



The restaurant interior features a mix of modern accents evoking Italy's industrial history: 
stainless steel and high-gloss chocolate and vanilla lacquers, 
while American walnut floors, leather-topped tables, and horsehair-upholstered banquettes 
lend the space an urban elemental feel.

We were seated on the left side were the twig tree is.
Upon being seated,
our waiter already noticed how happy we were and 
asked if we were celebrating something.
So we told him we just got engaged.
And alas!
He gave each of us a glass of champagne right away!
On the house of course!

The staff are all awesome from the host to the waiter

It was already 10 PM so we have to order our food.
We ordered a couple more of dishes but we can't remember them all now!

Anyways here are the ones we definitely cannot forget 
as they were soooo delicious!


Antipasti Caldi
Foie gras
seared foie gras, walnuts, radicchio, saba

Primi

Gnocco alla Romana
red wine braised octopus, nduja, marjoram

Secondi

Agnello
Colorado lamb shank, borlotti beans, apricot-pistachio gremolata

Dolci

Crostata di Mela
apple-fennel tart, hazelnut mascarpone, vanilla gelato
(complimentary!)

Digestivi
Grappa for him
Port for me
(both on the house again!)

left hand: my gorgeous princess cut ring
right hand: my sweet port
and our delish Crostata di Mela

For their complete menu, click here.

We had a bottle of Ca" del Bosco, Franciacorta, Cuvee Prestige, Brut, Lombardy.
And he gave us the cork as a keepsake.

For their full wine menu, click here.

We stayed till midnight without being rushed at all.
We were the only ones left in the restaurant.

Hours


 Lunch:

Mon-Fri 11:45am-2:30pm

Dinner:
Mon-Thu 5:30pm-10:00pm
Fri-Sat 5:30pm-10:30pm


We truly had an amazing and memorable time!
Thank you A Voce for celebrating with us!


***They also have a location in Columbus Circle.
10 Columbus Circle, 3rd Floor, NYC 
tel: 212.823.2523


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4 comments:

  1. congratulations again Princess!! :)

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    1. Congratulations Princess. It's a fun ride and I'm sure you've made a great choice. I've made the wrong choice in the past. only to have to wait for the right one to come along.

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    2. Awww! Thanks Matt! What matters most is that you're happy now

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