West Coast Cruise Day 11 & 12

Day 11 Saturday, April 7, 2018

This was a sea day so we basically just slept & ate all day long. Isn't that what vacations are for? 

View from our balcony

Once again, we had breakfast in Sabatini's:

Complimentary mimosas

Brioche French Toast with Apple & Cinnamon Compote + side of Bacon

Lunch at Trident Grill & Prego Pizzeria:

Beef knockwurst & fries

Cheeseburger & fries

Pepperoni, Daily Special, & Cheese pizza

Pepperoni, & Daily Special pizza

Strawberry shake for dessert

A little fun before dinner

Formal night in the main dining room:

Roasted Tomato Cream Soup
brioche croutons, basil pesto swirl

Shrimp Cocktail
an American classic with horseradish-spiked cocktail sauce

Escargots Bourguignon
garlic herb butter

Belgian Endive, Boston Lettuce and Tomato
selection of homemade and low-fat dressings

Tian of Crab, Scallop and Shrimp
duo of caviar, papaya dressing

Broiled Lobster Tail
lemon-arugula risotto, butter sauce

Beef Wellington, Truffle-Madeira Demi Glace
dill-scented vegetables, butter-confit potato tart

Floating Islands in Vanilla Sauce
caramel drizzle

Traditional New York Cheesecake
macerated strawberries

Day 12 Sunday, April 8, 2018

Due to bad weather, we had to skip our scheduled stop to Astoria, Oregon. This gave us an extra sea day, which lead to more eating & napping. I could get used to this!

I bet you can't guess where we ate breakfast....
Yes we paid for a cruise, so my wife can eat Fruit Loops
B.E.L.T. Sandwich - Bacon, Egg, Lettuce & Tomato

Lunch in the main dining room:

New Orleans Chicken Gumbo
andouille sausage, okra, steamed rice
Yes, I bring my own hot sauces
Artichoke and Goat Cheese Tart
green leaf salad
Bacon Cheeseburger
fries, honey mustard & ketchup
Peach Crisp
cinnamon and oats
Chocolate Eclair
vanilla custard filling

For dinner we went back to one of my favorite "for pay" restaurants Sabatini's Italian Trattoria:

Stuzzichino Della Casa
warm rustic whole-wheat loaf, tuscan zonzelle with roasted tomato & bell pepper passata, prosciutto crudo, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar
Arrosticini di Agnello
grilled lamb skewers marinated with oregano & extra virgin olive oil, arugula salad
Grana Padano Fondue
celery, foraged mushrooms, toasted hazelnuts
traditional carbonara sauce
Buckwheat Pappardelle
wide ribbon pasta, celeriac, nebbiolo-braised beef cheek
Scaloppine di Pollo, Salsa al Limoncello con Rosmarino
seared chicken breast, sorrento lemon, asparagus, rosemary sauce, garlic, pine nuts, capers, olive oil & parsley mashed potatoes
rolled pork belly toscana, potatoes, spinach, roasted tomato
Dessert Sampler
Zabaglione Marsala, Tiramisu, Vanilla Panna Cotta & Rocher

The happy couple

Stay tuned for my post covering our next port of call Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada


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