Saturday, July 7, 2018
Niagara Falls, CANADA Edition: AG at the Sterling
The first dinner I had at Niagara Falls was AG at the Sterling, a well-known farm-to-table restaurant.
This restaurant helped set the standard for incredible cuisine in the area. The whole front page of their menu is dedicated to this concept and even lists many of their local vendors.
This restaurant came on the heels of a double-wing stop in Buffalo, so I wasn't super hungry, but I was definitely wanting a few little tastes.
The entrees featured delectable items like quail and blueberry barley risotto, hand rolled pappardelle and mulled cider glazed duck.
You can do a full prix fixe menu with beverage pairing or do more a la carte.
But, first we started with some warm bread - one with fruit and one more savory. Delicious.
Then, a small cold fish palate cleanser from the chef.
I ordered the Harissa rubbed wild boar fusilli with forest mushrooms, root parsley pesto and "Dark Side of the Moo" cheese. This was unbelievable. Perfect bite to the pasta, but fresh. I still think of this dish.
Then, for dessert, I had the Spring Rhubarb Trifle, which came with diced rhubarb gateau, custard, rhubarb gelee and salted caramel pearls. So yummy!