Thursday, May 10, 2007

Heaven... I'm in Heaven,


and my heart beats so that i can hardly speak.
And I seem to find the happiness I seek,
When we're out together...

EATING AT LA SAGA !!!!!!!!!

You may THINK that i just ruined one of the most fabulous tunes of all time (Top Hat, 1935 with Fred Astaire - TOTAL HEARTTHROB - and Ginger Rogers, oh and Ella Fitzgerald did a popular remake of it in 1958), BUT you'll quickly change your mind once you've experienced the culinary mastery at this vegan organic restaurant located just outside the inner ring of Brussels.

Last week, Johan and I made the trek to La Saga knowing that it could quite possibly be a bust. Too often, vegan restaurant food=bland flavor. We made our way through the organic vegetarian retail shop to the back where the restaurant was hidden. Since the weather was cooperating, we planted ourselves in the beautiful garden terrace.

For lunch, La Saga offers two "dishes of the day" - one warm and one cold (raw.) Johan got the warm and i got a combination of the two. We were both blown away with the rich flavors, textures, and choices of veggies and grains. Even the multigrain bread served with the meal was worth a trip back.

It is now officially my favorite non-USA restaurant and my second favorite restaurant worldwide. My first is and always will be Avatar's Punjabi Burrito located in Mill Valley, CA -just north of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.



By the way, if you forgot the rest of that tune, here are the words:

"Cheek to Cheek" - Irving Berlin

Heaven... I'm in heaven,
And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak.
And I seem to find the happiness I seek,
When we're out together dancing cheek to cheek.

Heaven... I'm in heaven,
And the cares that hung around me through the week,
Seem to vanish like a gambler's lucky streak,
When we're out together dancing cheek to cheek.

Oh, I love to climb a mountain,
And to reach the highest peak.
But it doesn't thrill me half as much
As dancing cheek to cheek.

Oh, I love to go out fishing
In a river or a creek.
But I don't enjoy it half as much
As dancing cheek to cheek.

Dance with me! I want my arms about you.
The charms about you
Will carry me through to...

Heaven... I'm in heaven,
And my heart beats so that I can hardly speak.
And I seem to find the happiness I seek,
When we're out together dancing cheek to cheek.

4 comments:

Flandria said...

i am so happy for you!

Chris said...

That makes me hungry

Anonymous said...

Astaire.
-- e.c. Chamberlain

PEANUT said...

how lame am i. I can't even spell my loverboy's name correctly. Then again, I'm not goo-goo gaa-gaa over him for his name...