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The Mister and I recently went to Luc’s Bistro in Poway for lunch to use one of the Groupon I purchased not too long ago. I had to snag a few when I got the notification since we’ve been enjoying lunches at Luc’s for awhile now. I actually took my camera with me (hope no one peed their pants out of shock) AND (hold on to your Depends!) I actually took pictures!
The soup of the day was one of our favorites, turnip soup with truffle oil! This is the soup that inspired me to make it at home (recipe here). Luc’s soups are one of the reasons why we love going there so much. They make the most delicious and comforting soups.
Here’s a picture of the butternut soup from one of the other times we were there. This was another winner.
I had a hankering for their truffle fries so we decided to share an order. Fried to perfection. There was a hint of the truffle oil and it also has some shavings of Parmesan cheese. I love these.
The Mister ordered the special, Halibut stew (with olives, bacon and white beans). He really enjoyed this.
I went with the Shrimp and Grits. Whoa this was a garlic butter lover’s delight! The shrimp was cooked perfectly but I wish there were more than 3 pieces. But in all fairness, this is actually an appetizer and not an entree. But I still would have loved just a couple more of shrimp. The grits were fine although I prefer the grits to be cooked just a bit more longer. The Mister thought it was cooked perfectly.
We were going to have dessert but neither one of us had room by the time we were done.
Here are a few pictures from another visit. Here’s a goat cheese salad (I think).
The Mister’s Short Rib Shepherd’s Pie, which he loved. I think this was one of the daily specials. It came with a simple mixed baby greens.
The filling was mostly shredded short ribs.
I had the Chicken Panini. Loved the roasted bell peppers and chipotle mayo. Side of fries, again fried perfectly.
I don’t think we had room for dessert on this visit either. I really enjoy Luc’s chocolate mousse but never seem to manage to save room for it. But that’s okay since we pretty much enjoyed everything that we’ve had here.
12642 Poway Road, Suite 18
Poway, CA 92064
Tuesday-Saturday for Lunch 11am – 2pm
Tuesday-Sunday for Dinner 5pm – 9pm
Sunday Brunch 9am – 2pm
Postscript: I received an email from Monica Bui, the owner of Luc’s Bistro stating that they will no longer be serving Sunday brunch.