a night of cheese, chocolate and great company

Screen capture of The Melting Pot homepage.

If my mom had covered the veggies in gruyere when i was a kid, we wouldn’t have had any problems. Man, that was a great dinner we had last night at The Melting Pot, which is this chain of fondue restaurants. We went to the Darien, Conn., location. I was with 3 girlfriends and we shared what’s called “the Big Night Out” — four courses starting off with a cheese fondue, followed by a salad, then the entree and capped off by chocolate fondue dessert.

Wish I could take you there, you would totally enjoy it. The entree included shrimp, marinated chicken, beef, sushi-grade ahi tuna, some vegetable dumplings. We had a fun time doing some “search and rescue” — that’s when the meat falls off the color-coded skewers and you use this slotted spoon to scoop it out.

And the dessert, oh my God the dessert … they had these oreo cookies-coated marshmallows, squares of brownies and pound cake, fresh strawberries AND this amazing cheesecake. I’m not a huge cheesecake fan, so when I gush about cheesecake, it’s AWESOME cheesecake.

The food was wonderful, the company great, so pretty good way to cap off the week, eh?

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Betis Boy says:

    as you know i'm always hungry, but boy did your post make me hungrier. let's go there when i visit! but where are the photos of the items?

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