>> March 3, 2012
Another day, another Merivale restaurant!
Felix has been around for a while and I finally had the chance to try it when it was a colleague's birthday and our team went out to celebrate for lunch.
Nestled in the Ash St laneway, the restaurant was packed when we went in. It was clear that this place is popular for a Friday corporate lunch and noise levels inside were very high.
I ordered a Bloody Mary to start off with. Do any of my readers enjoy Bloody Mary's? I only discovered them last year and they have really grown on me. If you haven't tried it before, I recommend giving it a go but it is an unusual taste - combining vodka, tomato juice, Tabasco sauce along with other ingredients - I always feel like I'm drinking a meal!
We decided to forgo entrees and jumped straight to the mains. The food came out incredibly fast which was noted and appreciated - they must be experienced in serving a busy CBD's worker's lunch!
The lamb pie came out piping hot. Shaped in a little dome, the pie may look a bit on the smaller side but my stomach was full after I finished it. I took pleasure in breaking open the pie and swirling the lamb inside with the tarragon jus as there wasn't really any sauce inside the pie itself,
Pan fried mulloway with cabbage salad and cucumber crème fraiche ($32)
So my first visit to Felix was a good one and I can see myself coming back another time to try more of their yummy food - or maybe just dessert!