Dusty’s Cellar for Lovers’ Day

Valentine’s Day is such a good excuse to be a hedonist. My boyfriend and I had a very classy evening at Dusty’s Cellar in Okemos.

Seems like just about everywhere, people were feeling the love. A coworker brought in homemade German chocolate brownies for everyone. Even Qdoba had a buy 1 get 1 sale on burritos which was only honored upon witness of a kiss between the two benefiting parties.

I don’t want to get all sentimental on the internet, but my boyfriend is pretty darn swell. I came home from work to find pink potted tulips and a box of chocolates in my room accompanied by a lovely love note. I felt very loved.

Dusty’s Cellar is the perfect place for a special date because it is classy as hell. The food and wine were delicious and the wine/beer/cheese/specialty food shop is every wino/cheeseo/beero/foodie’s dream.

The pics don’t really do the dishes justice; the tradeoffs of mood lighting.

Girl, you know I painted my nails before my date.

Dusty’s Cellar – wine bar, restaurant, deli, fancy food shop

Chopped salad. Salami, boiled egg, heart of palm, kalamata olives, tomato, pine nuts and delicious bleu cheese.

Chicken breast stuffed w/ cheese, spinach, and other stuff with veggies over orzo rice.

Brazilian coffee BBQ rubbed beef tournedos w/ avocado, mashed potato, and crunchy onions.

Tahitian vanilla creme brulee

This is the wine we drank at dinner. Picked up a bottle to take home.

I hope you all felt some love and gave some out, too.

Love,

<3 Food Cutie

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10 comments

  1. Paigeums

    awww kev kev

  2. Becca Cottrell

    I love Dusty’s. Did I ever take you there? Also loved your comments about Valentine’s Day. And in honor of that I am sending you some love–LOTS of it. xoxoxooxoxoxoooxxooxooxoxxox

  3. Ash

    yum. i am jealous, cols!

  4. Shannon

    I thought orzo was pasta not rice.

  5. Donald

    That sounds and looks so wonderful. You better hold on to that boyfreind of yours. He sounds like a keeper.

  6. Thanks for the nice comments. We appreciate your comments and hope we see you again! Let us know when you return so that we can return the favor! — Kevin Cronin, Dusty’s Chef

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  8. I haven’t been to Dusty’s in ten year or more…but glad to hear they are continuing with their outstanding reputation of fine food and great service.

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