Monday, October 17, 2011

10/15/2011 at SOJ

A fine sunny day for the South of the James Market. We made sure we arrived early to shop so we could then proceed to the Richmond Folk Festival (which was also mighty fine). Pears, fresh ginger, green beans, pork chops, a duck egg tako from Boka Tako (glad to see them back), and Mrs. Yoder's donuts. Yummy, yummy!

Some fabulously fine photos:

Autumn Delight

Intense Stare

Sea of Purple

White Turnips

A Touch of Autumn

Hanging out at SOJ

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Sunday, October 02, 2011

SOJ 10/1/2011

A cool October 1 for the South of the James Market. Pumpkins are arriving as well as Japanese turnips. Casselmonte Farms also had fresh ginger.

Here are some photos:

Bright Squash

Fresh Ginger 3

White Radish

Fall Bouquet

So Sweet

Pork Taco

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Secco and the End of the Summer of Riesling

As Summer came to an end, Secco rejoiced with $5 glasses of Riesling.

Summer of Riesling

  If that wasn't enough, they also featured a $10 prix fixe lunch. Your choice of panino with a mixed green salad and dessert.

We delighted in a rosemary pork sandwich with spicy plum chutney and chevre served with the salad and fried chickpeas. The panino was a bit sticky due to the chutney oozing out of the bread, but still delicious. Neither hubby nor I are a big fan of chickpeas. The fried variety surprised us by its tastiness.

Pulled Pork Panino

For dessert we had a lovely ice cream sandwich: two vanilla pizzelli encasing chocolate hazelnut gelato.  Yummy!

Pizzelle Ice Cream Sandwich

A nice ending to Summer. Bring on the Fall!

Wine Bar View