My last visit to Paradiso 37 left Matt and me with a bad taste in our mouths thanks to an order of pretty weak nachos. I had been to the restaurant on a few occasions, and knew this was not typical of their food. When meeting up with my friend Shalon (Go Team Shake & Bake!) the other night, I was happy that she picked Paradiso 37 as our place to enjoy dinner. I wanted to have an experience like the delicious ones I’ve had in the past in hopes to get Matt to visit again.
First off, our waiter, Brad, was fantastic. He was upbeat and knowledgeable, and we threw him a curveball when he asked if we’d dined at the restaurant before. He’s so used to people saying, “No,” that he almost jumped right into his recommendations. We had a laugh and then he took our drink order. I went with a pint of the P37 Specialty Lager ($4.99), which was described as being similar to Yuengling, and it indeed was. Sorry – didn’t take a picture. It looked like this, sans chalice. And please forgive my photo quality, as I didn’t bring my real camera and had to work with the iPhone!
Shalon opted for a glass of the White Sangria. They had just made up a fresh batch, and Brad mentioned it’s made VERY well. If I recall, he said it had 6 bottles of white wine (I forget which variety), a few bottles of white rum, peach schnapps, and a jug of orange juice. Shalon thought it was great, and I think I might have to order it myself next time!