I was invited out to the grand opening of TASTE Restaurant and Lounge, located beside FIVESIXTY, a club that resides in the former downtown flagship location of A&B Sound on September 19th, 2012. While I am invited out to grand openings and media events a lot now, I am declining to put up actual posts on this blog, in the interest of offering factual information and experience instead of generally positive comments that come from grand openings.
I understand it’s beneficial for both me, the restaurant and the PR firm that invited me out for exposure, but it’s simply not how I want to run this blog. I’m more than willing to upload my pictures to Flickr for all to view and make their own judgement and call it a night.
Knowing this, I was offered to come taste TASTE (I know, punny) the menu and see what they’re about. I was allowed to pick any 3 items from the menu and a cocktail, and although I kind of had an idea of how I wanted my meal to go in terms of balance and flow, I entertained the thoughts of the staff and went with what they thought would taste best and showcase what TASTE is about. Luckily, it basically coincided with what I had in mind!read more