Black Bear Restaurant & Tavern

My parents and I took a ride to check out the Black Bear Restaurant & Tavern 34 Old Route 22 Wingdale, NY.

I love their logo and Joe the owner is really cool. He took great care of us.

 

Black Bear logoBlack Bear- Sadie & Joe

 

 

Joe took a couple of minutes to chat with me about his restaurant

 

 

I started off the night sharing the Special Black Bear Bean Salad -fresh organic locally grown string beans, onions, tomatoes, shrimp, & applewood bacon marinated in extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar

Black bear Bean Salad

 

My mom’s appetizer was fresh grilled figs stuffed with sweet gorganzola cheese & topped with drizzled balsamic vinegar. This was a totally new taste for me.

Black Bear Grilled Figs

My Dad chose the wild Mushroom Risotto -creamy risotto with wild mushroom, shaved parmesean. I couldn’t wait to taste it because love watching Chef Gordon Ramsay scream about bad risotto on TV. Was it up to the Ramsay standard?

Black Bear Risotto

 

And for me…Applewood Smoked Bacon -thick strips grilled to perfection & served with housemade Kansas City style BBQsauce for dipping – BACON!

Black Bear Applewood Smoked Bacon

For the Entree round, Mom chose the¬†Maryland Crab Cake -seared jumbo crab with a tangy citrus aioli, with a substituted ceasar salad. To be honest, I didn’t think I would like it.

Black Bear Crabcakes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dad is the big meat eater, he chose the Black Bear Angus NY Strip Steak with a loaded baked potato (cheddar and BACON) and house veggie – tonight asparagus -done to dads perfection.

This was my “BAM GOOD” pick of the evening!

Black Bear Angus Strip Steak

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I went with the Black Bear Burger (cub sized) with applewood smoked BACON, cheddar, let, tom, & grilled onions on a Kaiser roll.

Black Bear Burger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last, but certainly not least, it was time for dessert. There were sooo many choices.

Black Bear Desserts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dad is a huge chocolate fan so he took on the Black bear Brownie.

I went with the good ole chocolate mousse.

My beautiful new friend Meaghan -she knew everything about the menu, took great care of us and had a great smile!

Meaghan from the Black Bear

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All in all, I had a great foodie visit to the Black Bear Restaurant. I definitely recommend it for the whole family.

www.blackbear22.com

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