Yesterday, my coworker and friend, Nancy, took me to Bakersfield Restaurant. It was a great! (To read about it, click here.)
Today for lunch, a group from work went across the street to Standard Market. It's the sister restaurant of Bakersfield. At the heart of Standard Market is Standard Grill, a sophisticated
fast-casual restaurant that showcases seasonal ingredients and the
culinary talents of the team of chefs.
For lunch, I had "The Coast", which features
In my quick spin around Standard Market, I did notice this pumpkin ale. Not that I love pumpkin ale, even though I love pumpkin, but if you know me, you should see something in the packaging that caught my eye other than the booze.
The market has all sorts of goodies in it, I just knew I had to go back. It was settled. Since I had an evening to myself, I planned on going back for dinner! Besides, I wanted to try the Gazpacho I saw. But then my coworker and friend, Maureen, asked if I had dinner plans. Drat! I told her I wanted to go back to Standard Market, and had to confess that I wanted to look around so I could post about it. She was okay with it, so off we went!
This time, I had the Iowa White, which consisted of
Look at that fruit tart!I was going to get that small one, but that was enough for two people.
They even had people making fresh Sushi! I could lived there. Look at that Snapper!
The store and design were fresh and clean. The light fixture look like it came from IKEA. I won't say what the women said it looked like when we were having lunch today. And they say I'm naughty.
Check out more of Standard Market's tasty treats by clicking here. Like Bakersfield, I know I'll be back the next time I'm in town!