This was my first time at this fairly new Sylvania, OH restaurant. It’s located on Main St. just north of Brint Rd. We had a large party of 12, and were seated at a row of tables in the corner of the bar/lounge area. It was a snug fit, but not uncomfortable. The atmosphere was nice, if not a little dark. We were seated right in front of the fireplace, and it was hot through most of our dinner. I will say now, I grabbed my Canon XSi with Canon 40mm f/2.8 “pancake” to throw in the pocket of my leather jacket, as anything bigger won’t fit. But it was so dark, I couldn’t get any pictures with the lens, I really needed to bring the 50 f/1.4. So I apologize for the lack of pictures.
The menu features a wide range of a dishes from the expected Cajun classics like crawfish etouffee, to steak, even Black Angus meatloaf. Every one of the twelve of us found something that sounded good.
I took at look at their very different draught beer list. Basically all craft brews, many I had never heard of. I ordered an Ommegang Three Philosophers as the description intrigued me and sounded like a beer I would enjoy. This was the first quadrupel I have tried. It was served in a small branded glass (due to the moderate alcohol content of 9.8%). It was very good; malty and sweet, but not overly so. It was not bitter to me at all. I may have to find some of this to try it again. Continue reading