Archive for the ‘Creme Brulee’ Category

Overall CID rating 3 out of 5

Thumbs Up: cheese selection

Thumbs Down: extremely crowded and loud as the night progresses, value for the dollar

Recommendations: Go early or prepare to wait!

“CID Highlight” – The Fromagerie: CID rating 5 out of 5


I’m no expert when it comes to cheese and would love to take a class one day to teach me how to enjoy an ingredient that seems to plague (with its scent) and impress a mark (with the texture and flavors) deep in the hearts of many fellow cids. Even with my lack of knowledge, I know any shop that supplies such an array and variety of international cheeses must deserve a 5 out of 5 rating.

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Overall CID rating 2.75 out of 5

Thumbs Up: quiet conversation, sesame creme brulee

Thumbs Down: value for the dollar, macha and red bean green tea

Recommendations: Leave your credit card at home, it’s cash only.

“CID Highlight” – Sesame Creme Brulee: CID rating 3 out of 5

Sesame Creme Brulee

This dish reminded me of the the divine green tea creme brulee I had at Upstairs. Though it doesn’t compare because the flavor of the sesame was not infused into the creme brulee like the green tea was but I am a big fan of anything sesame. So the scoop of sesame ice cream and sesame crisp was enough for me to enjoy this creme brulee dish.

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