Pinpoint accuracy

Any day you find a fine, interesting hometown restaurant is a good day for a foodie.  Downtown Wilmington, in particular Market Street has such a place in Pinpoint Restaurant.  One year new on the night of our visit last Friday, the staff had reason to celebrate, and so they did.  Drink specials and one year old coozies were distributed with abandon, but it’s the food that carries this place.  We decided to graze our way through the menu that night, so I can’t speak to the main courses but if the plates to share are any indication of the chef’s … Continue reading Pinpoint accuracy

The Morrison House revisited…

On a slow holiday weekend I decide to give the Grille at the Morrison House a second chance to win me over. The cozy piano bar/grill side of the restaurant is more than enough to set the stage for a great meal. Our party orders two appetizers, which our fantastic waiter, Martin, deftly separates into two servings so everyone at the table has access. Escargot in a garlic butter sauce are perfectly cooked and delicious. Steak tartare, unusual in its consistency, but flavorful and strangely addictive, is topped with a fried quail egg. I personally would have preferred a raw … Continue reading The Morrison House revisited…