Hi everyone! I can’t wait to re-cap the amazing meal I had today, so let’s get to it!
Chris & I headed down to my parents house late this morning. Chris, me, my parents, Tyson (my sister’s boxer), & Jake (my parents’ new boxer puppy) piled into the car & headed down to my sister’s apartment in Philly. (My parents had been watching Corinne’s dog while she was away this week.) Of course, a few doggie pictures were snapped!
We were celebrating my sister’s 30th birthday a few days early (her actual birthday is the 31st). After getting the dogs settled, we headed to our lunch reservation at Max Brenner.
There were so many delicious options to choose from!
My sister & I shared an appetizer to start. We had the creamy spinach & artichoke fondue which came with warm, chili-dusted tortilla chips.
The chips definitely packed a little punch, but I have a very low tolerance for spicy foods & they weren’t too overwhelming for me. They definitely added an unexpected flavor.
Next up was our main meals. Chris’s meal came out first. He chose the Brenner burger which includes barbeque sauce, lettuce, tomato, & a Vidalia onion ring on top. My dad actually got the same thing too!
I went with the BEST B.A.L.T. – bacon, avocado, lettuce, & tomato with a cilantro-avocado mayo.
Complete with waffle fries dusted with chili & cocoa powder (which were so good).
Of course the part of the meal that stole the show was dessert!
My mom, sister, Chris, & I all opted to try different desserts while my dad passed entirely.
My mom chose the O.M.G. chocolate chunk cookie which was served with whipped cream, red berries, & pure melted chocolate.
Chris went with the s’mores concoction – marshmallow fluff, milk chocolate mousse, graham crackers, & caramelized bananas.
I picked the crystal sugar churros fondue which came with muddled raspberries, warm toffee sauce, & my choice of chocolate fondue (I picked milk chocolate).
And last but not least, the birthday girl picked the chocolate chunks pizza with “the works” on top (hazelnut bits, bananas, peanut butter, & roasted marshmallows.
The entire meal was so good, but definitely more indulgent than I’m used to on a typical Sunday afternoon!
Before heading back home, we snapped a few more pictures back at my sister’s place.
Jakey play time…
Tyson needs love too…
Happy Birthday Corinne!
What’s your favorite chocolate dessert? I love having special desserts like this when I go out to eat, but my favorite chocolate dessert would probably be something basic like a peanut butter cup!