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Appetizers WISCONSIN CHEESE CURDS Starters DINNER ROLLS DINNER SALAD Entrees TOMATO BISQUE SOUP JALAPEÑO POPPERS LOBSTER CORN DOGS As we continued our conversation about the world and all things Gilroy, San Martin and Gilroy, Our meals arrived. Janet’s entree was the Asian Chicken Salad (shredded romaine, cabbage, peanuts, mandarin oranges, picked ginger over rice noodles and served with sesame dressing and served with a generous portion of chicken breast). It had a hint of mustard that Janet really liked. Mike, although not a big heavy meat eater, ordered the 14 ounce hand cut Rib Eye Steak with double vegetables (an Old City Hall favorite, grilled to perfection). Mike found it to be a little more well-done than he preferred but noted that the flavor was excellent. J. Chris opted for her favorite, Fresh Grilled Salmon Filet (topped with artichoke caper sauce) and a double order of veggies. She’s a big fan of salmon so she has become some- what of a connoisseur. She noted that Old City Hall is one of her favorite places to enjoy salmon. I chose the Chicken Piccata (grilled chicken breast with lemon white wine parsley sauce topped with capers) served with vegetables and rice pilaf. I enjoy cooking and know that the balance of wine sauce and capers can be problematic — I found this sauce to be well balanced and delicious. When Kim asked if we were up for dessert, our first response was “NO!” but, our resolve waned when she said that they had Créme Brúlée. And we were happy that it did. Its crusty top and creamy, cool custard were the perfect end to a very pleasant dining experience. Old City Hall Restaurant is located in the historic 1905 Gilroy City Hall building on the corner of Sixth and Monterey Streets. In addition to breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, they have banquet facilities and cater many special events offsite. GRILLED SALMON ASIAN CHICKEN SALAD Dessert OLD CITY HALL 7400 Monterey Road Gilroy 408.842.3454 OPEN: Daily 8 am - 9 pm CHICKEN PICCATA RIB EYE STEAK GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN CREME BRULEE SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2016 91