Yesterday, I dropped by John Strongbow’s Tavern in Old Town Alexandria, and it turned out they just released a new menu (not reflected on their site yet).
I saw an item, Strongbow’s Fritters, which promised to be something that crossed donuts and meat.
This was my most literal usage of the phrase “Amaze-balls” ever.
The outside was very crispy and the inside was extremely soft.
It was creamy and a bit sweet, but the sort of sweet Asian food usually has.
It was sort of a British version of this kind of dim sum (for that review, go here)
I’m struggling for a better description because the flavors were so unique.
The texture was great. The crispiness of the outside went really well with the soft, creamy inside.
The dipping sauce was berry based and tasty, but I preferred just eating them plain.
They were so good, I neglected an item that is usually my favorite (and was quite good too):
Sweet potato fries with a honey mustard dipping sauce.
I need to take Keri and go back and write a more comprehensive review because the wine list was really extensive and very well priced.
They had a lot of big tables for large groups so maybe this is a possible good meet-up location in the future!
Anything to get more of those donuts… mmm….