Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

Three Kinds of Eggplants is one of the Saint's best dishes, with some fried goat cheese on the side.

This week, Counter Culture pries open the door of the Dining Cathedral of St. Anselm. Here are some of the things my friends and I ate, and what we thought of them.

Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

The bacon, done on the grill, was a little dry, and tasted too much like ham.

Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

The clams are meaty, parsley-flecked, and opened on the flame grill.

Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

The thing we enjoyed most was the peppercorn-studded whole mackerel (a sustainable fish).

Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

The thing we enjoyed least was the heavily crumbed, greasy, and gristly beef ribs.

 

Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

The ceiling sports a "sawing wood" motif.

Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

Accompanied by pickled lotus root, the trio of sardines proved magnificent.

Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

The keg wine is served in handsome beakers.

Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

The $10 hamburger was a delightful variation on the usual.

Worshipping at St. Anselm's Altar -- A Photo Review

The foot-long prawns were a dining experience not easily forgotten.

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