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There was a lot of very good wine, and the food wasn't bad either

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So our dinner at Talula's Table was wonderful. The table was beautifully set, there are only two tables in the restaurant/shop. We got there a little early, to make sure everything was ready for when our guests started arriving. Menus were on the table.

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Salmon Mosaic

Avocado, Aguachile, Radish & Citrus


Tortilla Española 

The Elusive Farm Egg and Potato Torte, Romeso Crema


Truffle Hunter

Crisp & Tender Braised Pork Croquettes, 

Truffle, Maitake & Mustard Greens


Parisian Gnocchi

Spinach Fondue, Parmesan & Bright Artichoke


Dorade Royale

Mediterranean Sea Bream, 

Bagna Cauda & Vegetable Tournée


Roasted Ribeye of Beef

Onions Galore, 

Buttery Bone Marrow Bordelaise & Chimichurri


Our Cheesemonger’s Pick, Wine-Soaked Cherries, 

Olive Oil and Focaccia Crisp


Key Lime Getaway

Salted Graham & Coconut Sorbet


We began with an older white wine that we had brought whilst we were waiting, from an area in France that now goes by a different name, so the label had the older appellation on it. Then when friends and family, my brother and his wife arrived we served Champagne, a Delamot 2014. Conversation was brisk, and fun, everybody was having a great time and the wines that were brought were passed around liberally. I know we had a Saumur, a Baresco, a dry Riesling, a Cabernet Sauvignon, a white Chateau Neuf du Pape, and several more which I forget but were all lovely.


The meal began with several amuses bouche before the Salmon Mosaic.

Salmon Mosaic

They also served several different breads as well with wonderful local butter. I forgot to take photos of everything, but I did take one of the Dorade which was amazing.


The pork was delicious, a small flat croquette, everything was smaller portions which was good as there were a lot of courses. Annie had brought a dessert wine to share as well.

Annie with wine

Overall everyone loved the evening, and it was a great success. I was happy we had Ubered as we drank a lot of wine. I needed a quiet morning to recover today.

The wines

Not sure when we will go again, as it requires a serious commitment to book several months ahead and assemble a group to enjoy the evening. Now I think I am going to take a short nap.

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Hannah Williams
HomeStarr Realty - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-820-3376

Looks delicious, Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543. Was it a special occasion? 

Apr 12, 2024 02:34 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hello Nick - I wonder if reading a menu counts as a literary adventure as well as one that feeds the appetite of a neer do well gourmand like me.  Anyway, the evening sounds quite nice.    

Apr 12, 2024 03:42 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good afternoon Nick,

Thank you for the photos we were waiting to see the successful dinner party..and you didn't disappoint! I hope you are taking a good nap I know I would need one after that dinner party!

Apr 12, 2024 04:11 PM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Good food, good friends, good wine, great evening. Great that a good time was had by all.

Apr 12, 2024 06:17 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Nick- I could read that menu again and again!!! The table was beautiful!!! I hope you and Annie went for a good long walk the next morning. 

Apr 12, 2024 07:57 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Loved the follow up post and you should have also focused on more wine:) so with that said I expect a sequel of the wines you consumed:)Endre

Apr 12, 2024 10:29 PM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

The food and wine sound delicious! And the evening was evidently a resounding success!

Apr 13, 2024 04:49 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I am glad that the dinner went as well as you anticipated it would go and that everyone had a good time!  That food definitely looks too fancy for me, haha.

Apr 13, 2024 05:40 AM
Matt Brady
Watermark Capital - Del Mar, CA
One of San Diego's Best Equity Advisors

A tasting menu like that is the best way to enjoy a culinary experience. A well-earned nap for you Nick.

Apr 17, 2024 08:54 AM
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Realty ONE Group Advocates 484-237-2055 - Downingtown, PA
Selling the Main Line & Chester County

Hannah Williams not a special occasion other than meeting good friends.

Michael Jacobs it was a wonderful evening, glad I took an Uber.

Dorie Dillard Austin TX the nap got postponed, but i slept well that night.

Ed Silva, 203-206-0754 exactly.

Kathy Streib not too far, frankly we were too tired.

Apr 17, 2024 08:59 AM
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Realty ONE Group Advocates 484-237-2055 - Downingtown, PA
Selling the Main Line & Chester County

Endre Barath, Jr. I mentioned the wines I could remember, frankly there was too much wine, I know one should never say that, but it all got very fuzzy towards the end.

Kat Palmiotti everyone had a good time.

Brian England it actually sounded fancier than it was, it tasted great and was very good.

Matt Brady I needed one badly.

Apr 17, 2024 09:01 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Nick:

What a wonderful dining and wine-ing experience that must have been with good friends. That's an impressive tasting menu. Loved the photos!


Apr 17, 2024 03:00 PM
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

I have never been to this place . It looked like a very interesting menu and the Wine seemed to be flowing ! 

Apr 19, 2024 06:34 PM