A2 Restaurant Week at Vinology

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It has been forever (okay, a few months) since I have posted anything Ann Arbor-related. Believe it or not, I think I’ve gotten a little burned out on photo-taking, so even though I have been going to plenty of awesome Ann Arbor restaurants, I haven’t been documenting them so well. In an effort to remedy that situation and pull me out of my A2-blogging slump, I’ve got a couple Ann Arbor dining posts coming up in the next few weeks. First up, restaurant week at Vinology!

One thing I think is really cool about Ann Arbor is that, for a small-ish town, it has a pretty wide array of culinary options. But one thing I don’t like about Ann Arbor is that some of those options seem a tad overpriced. Face it: this isn’t New York or London. Let’s calm down with some of those prices, Main Street dining establishments. And that’s why I think restaurant week is pretty fun: you get a nice selection of food, but at a somewhat lower price than normal. And this dinner at Vinology was a very nice deal.

For my starter, I ordered spring rolls – they were delicious. The thing is, spring rolls are a pretty standard dish; it’s hard to get too excited about them, in general. However, I thought these were actually much tastier than your typical spring roll – plus, their presentation was cool and the vegetable slaw they were served atop was really tasty. If I were a judge on Top Chef, I’d compliment Vinology on “elevating” this standard dish.

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For my main course, I chose chicken and waffles – I just could not resist. The greens that came with this dish were really tasty, and the herbed pecan waffle was delicious. Two thumbs up for this dish as well!

vinology - main

For dessert, I chose the chocolate silk tartlet – this was also very good. My one complaint was that the tartlet’s shell was quite hard; as I was cutting into it, I had a vision of myself accidentally flinging the entire thing off the table, which would be a very “me” thing to do. Luckily, I did not.

vinology - dessert

And that was my Restaurant Week meal at Vinology. For all you Ann Arborians (Ann Arborites?) out there, where did you go for Restaurant Week?

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One thought on “A2 Restaurant Week at Vinology

  1. Hitting up Ravens tonight and after looking at ur pics – ESP the chicken and waffle – am thinking we r going to wrong place. Friend made reservation and it sounds like new chef is considerable improvement. Will see.

    I took have been lazy with a2 restaurant posts. Did a few to catch up but have many many more.

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