Next, two observations:
1. I really hate posting without pictures. So in a post about a new local restaurant, you get a shot of farmers market veggies. I guess they’re both food related.
2. I sure love the word YAY, don’t I?
Now, on to the reason for this post. Gist and I went to Olé, the brand-new tapas restaurant in downtown Lowell for dinner last night and it was delicious! I am so happy it’s open, it is a great addition to the downtown dining scene. The atmosphere is great, very Spanish, with lots of red and burning candles. The sangria was tasty, if a little too fruity. Oh, it also packs a punch. The tapas were delicious. We ordered six and left completely satisfied. We had Chorizo a la Plancha (grilled Spanish sausage), Papas a la Olé (potatoes with a delicious aioli), Gambas al Ajillo (garlic shrimp – YUM), Tortilla Española, Ceviche Flamenco (shrimp ceviche), and Paella. Everything was tasty but my faves were the Gambas and the Chorizo. Gist especially liked the Ceviche and Paella. I was also impressed with the service, especially because we went on the second night they were open.
I say “Yay for Olé!” I’ll definitely be back and if you’re in Lowell, you should check it out.