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Girl’s Night at Home 231

It was girl’s night out in the “Burg”.  The streets of Harrisburg were starting to build up with traffic when I arrived. We were headed for a night out on the town. The air slightly chilly as it was coming into fall. My aunt choose “Home 231”. A quaint restaurant nestled among the cities beauty, known for its contemporary home style cuisine. The restaurant doesn’t have a dress code, but most people wouldn’t just walk in with shorts and a tee shirt on. I on the other hand was totally not dressed to the nines. Nearly nine months pregnant and in flip flops I strolled into the building. The small space left a steamy warmth in the air. When they mentioned the patio. I was all for it. My pregnancy hormones kicked in and I just wanted to cool down. Once outside and seated, I began to look around. The greenery hanging off the lattice work built a room inside the patio. The birds chirping from above set a calming atmosphere. Taking a look at the menu, I realized there were no prices. Curiously searching something that seemed not so pricey, I noticed  numbers at the end of each item. I guess that is how they price expensive items. I don’t really know. I ordered the Pork Chop, Green Beans and a side Greek Salad.  When I think of Greek salads, I picture a plate full of leafy greens with croutons and cheese, topped with an oil and red vinaigrette dressing. What I got was a bowl of vegetables with a vinaigrette dressing. Not even good vegetables either. The only veges that I enjoyed was the onion. It was a beautiful display though. My sister ordered the Hanger Steak Frites piled high with fresh cut French Fries and a side of Pierogies and Roasted Tomato Soup. It all looked very appetizing. My aunt ordered Rainbow Trout with Corn Salsa, a side of Deviled Eggs, and Butternut Squash Soup. When her dish arrived to the table, I was taken back by the whole fish on her plate staring at me with its eye balls still attached. To top the evening off with a sweet kiss. We all ordered and shared a plate of Chocolate Cherry Bread Pudding. Over all I think I probably won’t go back there again. The atmosphere was wonderful but the food just didn’t impress me. See below for photos of our “Chic Eats”.

Chocolate Cherry Bread Pudding

Grilled Pork Chop and Green Beans

Rainbow Trout and Corn Salsa

Hanger Steak Frites - Garlic Herb Butter / Hand Cut Fries

Greek Salad - Cucumber / Feta / Red Wine Vinaigrette

Pierogies - Caramelized Onion / Sour Cream

Deviled Eggs - Classic, Red Beet, Bacon

Roasted Tomato Soup with Basil

Butternut Squash Soup

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