Friday 13th: Went off without a hitch! Went to dinner with Andrea at The Saigon Cafe in Colorado Springs (fabulous summer rolls and noodle bowl). Off to Jack Quinn next for a pint of Strongbow (glorious) and then finished the evening at Kimball’s Peak Three Theater where we saw The Kid’s are Alright — which, by the way, is a really good movie, very real, beautifully written, and flawlessly acted!
Saturday 14th: Farmers’ Market in the morning and an evening in CS with Lorrie and Andrea at SouthSide Johnny’s
. I’d never been in before but it’s great! The food was excellent and the atmosphere was fab. We saw Monument Hill
— good local band– and a fun night was had by all!
Monday 16th: This evening we had Andrea S’ birthday dinner at Paravicini’s
. There wer
e 14 of us and the service was impeccable. The food (even though I was just eating salad) was fantastic. I had a look around the table –
-lots of great shellfish and pasta. My salad had a warm black cherry vinaigrette that was delicious. To top it off the server took the trouble to do separate checks and divided the birthdays gils items between a
ll the other checks — I’ve never seen it done before ( I think I paid for 0.63 of a glass of wine, for example, and a couple other things too! Thank you Stevie you are a great server is all I can say to that! We will be going back there for sure.
After dinner we stopped off at Pine Gables in GMF for a couple of drinks (well those who weren’t driving anyway! before heading home! It was fun. I can’t wait to see Andrea’s Photos – she was enjoying herself!