Monday, August 26, 2013

pop-we Dinner Club Reviews Dundee's Dario's Brasserie

Dario's chicken pasta.In the historical Dundee area is a hidden gem that population-we™ (pop-we) foodie Michelle found called Dario’s Brasserie. Located at 4920 Underwood Avenue in Omaha, NE., Dario’s is a European style restaurant. It is little place nestled between a coffee shop and a bar. When you walk up you notice the welcoming awning with outdoor seating underneath. As you pass through the doors there is a hostess stand with the dining area behind it, there is a bar in the back on the right wall. The subtle décor and lighting make this a perfect date night place. The dining area is mainly made up of small seating for 2-4 people.Dario is a trained classic French chef who studied at The French Culinary Institute in New York. The menu has the likes of Mussels, Escargot, Duck along with other culinary delights. Tonight I felt like pasta, which is not always on the menu. It was a hearty dish with chicken, zucchini, other vegetables, and crapes in a rich cream sauce. As much as I enjoyed my dish what other people order looked fantastic. Next to me a foodie ordered the Smokey Grilled Pork Loin served with chive mashed potatoes, Belgian ale fig sauce with sauteed vegetables. It looked amazing, which made me jealous. When I asked how it was he responded “it’s delicious, just wish there was more of it!” Which seemed to be a common theme, good food but small portions.Chef/Owner Dario also has a passion for beers. In his restaurant, you will not find the common beers such as Bud, Coors or any of the domestics that is everywhere. There is an extensive beer menu all of which are specialty or European style beers; many are heavy, others have hints of fruit or exotic sour ales. If you were looking to try different styles of beers, this would be a place to try. Dario’s also has events where they pair the meal with beers.After compiling the surveys from the other foodies the pop-we Dinner Club gives Dario’s Brasserie a 4.03 star average on a scale of 1-5.Atmosphere/Decor – 4.29Cleanliness – 4.14Dario's Mussels with Chorizo.Wait Staff – 4.86Menu – 3.43Food Presentation – 4.29Food Portions – 3.86Food Taste – 4.71Cost (was the cost worth meal?) – 3.29Noise Level – 3.14Overall Experience – 4.29For more information regarding directions or Dario’s Brasserie, visit their website at Fellow population-we™ readers, if you've been to Dario’s Brasserie leave us a comment and tell us what you thought?Want to do this yourself? To review how to start your own dinner club, visit our January post about doing just that. Remember it is a template; tweak it to fit you and your friends’ tastes. pop-we Dinner Club: good food…good friends…good times.Dario's Brasserie on Urbanspoon-population-we™ blog post by Brian Brown© 2013 population-we, LLC If you enjoyed this post, make sure to leave a comment, 'Pin' or 'Like' it.Pin It

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