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brunch @ masa

May 31, 2009

hi bloggies! happy weekend 🙂 i got my margarita in, so i’d have to say mine is going pretty well. before i get to that, i need to rewind to last night and share my yummy dinner.

i had a yogurt as an afternoon snack as planned.

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for dinner, we had bbq pulled chicken made in the slow cooker with steamed corn. i also had a bite of a steamed potato and some cucumber slices.

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okay! and now back to today! tommy and i ventured out to boston to meet up with nay for brunch. i’ve been craving a margarita since forever, so i chose masa which is a southwestern/ tex-mex restaurant located in the south end.

i started off by ordering a masarita (tequila, triple sec, apple juice, fresh squeezed orange and lime). honestly, that doesn’t even sound good. i don’t know why i ordered it. well, that’s a lie, i know why. i like ordering “signature” cocktails- cus i’m a dork like that.

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this tasted like water and tequila! brutal. nay’s bloody mary is pictured in the back.

i had about a bazillion pieces of cornbread (first meal of the day, and it was 3PM, we were all starving!)…it came with the yummiest jams: apricot habanero and cranberry chipotle.

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i decided to order two items off their tapas menu, instead of an entree. can you guess what i got?

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okay, i wont really make you guess! i got the granola con yogurt (instead of leche) and fruit, plus the caramelized plantain empanada with mexican cinnamon cream cheese.

here’s everything minus the yogurt:

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mmm…the empanada was a real treat. look how teeny tiny it is though. that made me sad.

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the plain yogurt was…well…yogurt. and the fruit wasn’t very tropical…but this granola was so freaking good. crunchy with lots of nuts and big oat clusters.

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i needed more substance to counter my tequila water, so i also had plenty of bites off tommy’s plate…he got creamy eggs scrambled with chorizo and farmers cheese.

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and nay ordered eggs benedict…

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isn’t brunch the best meal ever? i love any reason to drink with breakfast. haha 🙂

my masarita and i convinced the boys that it was very necessary to walk over to flour bakery to try out their cookies.

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the boys got choco chip cookies and i got a “chunky lola” cookie which had pecans, chocolate, coconut and oats. i had a bite of tom’s cookie and saved mine for later. i have a feeling flour is going to turn into an addiction….everythings been perfect so far.

i’ve already told you guys many times how much i love the south end. it’s just so cute…it’s kind of a walk to get to because the subway doesn’t run through it, but in the summer, i just love walking through the neighborhood.

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pretty, right?

we walked (or i walked) back to the subway in a masarita induced haze and decided to catch a movie (up= so cute! loved it!). i broke into my yummy cookie in the theater. i had about half of this beauty:

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mmm…big bakery cookies are the best! we headed back to the ‘burbs after the movie and got some shopping done, then got home around 9PM. i had some pineapple and i’m feeling a bit hungry now…but i think i’m going to let sleep win out tonight!

enjoy the rest of your weekend! we’re headed to a baby shower/ cookout tomorrow- i’m really excited for burgers and cake!

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. May 31, 2009 8:12 am

    If you’re a dork, then I’m a dork too because I love the ‘tinis too! Looks like a great meal and oh boy that cookie looked delish. It wouldn’t have lasted long around me. Have a good Sunday!

  2. Anne permalink
    May 31, 2009 8:23 am

    Hi Sue,
    I’m addicted to Masa’s brunch too! You have to try the huevos rancheros – amazing!

    Back Bay T stop on the orange line is best way to get to the South End – if you’re going to Flour (equally amazing) – you can take the silver line (aka the bus) that runs right down Washington.

    Next, you need to try the South End Buttery – their cupcakes and breakfasts are to die for!

    • May 31, 2009 9:59 am

      hi anne! the buttery is on my list to try for brunch! i’ll be sure to get a cupcake too, thanks for the tip!

  3. lesouefsbrouilles permalink
    May 31, 2009 11:45 am

    ooo brunch looks awesome!

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