Mar 29, 2010

The Loft @ Montage Laguna Beach

Living in Southern California and by the beach, I become slightly spoil for not only lots of warm sunny days but lots of delicious food. Hm... Maybe this is way I have to exercise so often.  If I don't then I will become size of a barrel.  Over the weekend, I was treated to The Loft at Montage.
I love love love fries. I wish everyone can smell these fries and the sweet tomato puree for dipping. At Montage, we get homemade tomato sauce instead of Ketchup.  The taste is light and crunchy. 
Serving warm bread really sets the tone for the meal.
I didn't order burger but I stole a few bites.  It tasted delicious.  A side salad made the meal slightly healthier.
I got fish and chips for lunch. Halibut was fresh but I was slight disappointed with the sauces.  One had no flavor at all and the other was just vinegar.  I thought either the fish or the sauce should have been flavorful.
Overall, I was still quite happy with the experience, although do expect to pay for a nice lunch.  A bowl of fries is $12, need I say more? What is better than a lazy lunch on the weekend over look aqua color ocean on a warm sunny day? Please excuse my frazzle look because 4 hours of beauty sleep doesn't do much for a gal.  Did you all have a lovely weekend?

34 comments:

  1. I don't eat fries...and really don't know why...
    kisses&take.care

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  2. Yummy and how envious am I a of the carefree life style! Still Spring is making an entry here in UK so maybe warm sunny gazing at sea lunches can be mine too!! xx

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  3. I can't read these posts so early in the morning! I'm craving a big plate of fries now - a far cry from my a.m. cereal and coffee!

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  4. I barely ever eat fast food, but that bowl of fries looks great, awesome photography ;) Love the picture of you too, you do look satisfied :)

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  5. You do not look like you only had 4 hours of sleep! The cute sunglasses and hair must be your secret weapon to distract! lol

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  6. I wish I was with you. What a lovely afternoon. And I just love your smile! It even reflects your relaxing day.

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  7. yumm,need some fries:)

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  8. Oh my! I'm dying over here for some fries :) You are so lucky to not only live in So. Cal, but to be able to eat fries! Lol!

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  9. The sauce for those fries sounds really good and the restaurant itself sounds lovely! I’m glad you had a nice time and you look great in that last pic.

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  10. I want those fries!

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  11. I love fries too and I can't eat my burger without fries (and diet coke). You are so pretty SG... I love your pic... you look so fresh and so relaxed.

    Have a great week ahead! xoxo

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  12. Mmm, I'm craving fries now! :P

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  13. Once again... so temptingly yummy! Thanks for sharing. And I love how relaxed - and chic - you look in the pic!

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  14. You eat at all the best places!

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  15. Looks like a wonderful way to spend the weekend.

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  16. Geee... See me blush now. Thanks everyone, your lovely comments really make my Monday!

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  17. I have to agree with you regarding warm bread...it truly does set the tone for the meal. Plus, who doesn't adore straight-from-the-oven carbs? Oh, I wish I had some right now!! :)

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  18. Savvy Gal:

    It looks so tasty -- great visual pics.
    I have to watch my weight but would gladly split a bowl of those fries with my bloggee friends, after all I want to be able to wear some of the lovely clothes you post about.

    Have a wonderful day --

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  19. This looks delicious! I wish I could visit California ... you're very lucky you get to live there!

    Sydnie
    www.takemeouttotherunway.blogspot.com

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  20. Yummy those fries look divine just in the photos! So I think $12 is totally work it! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Though judging by these delectable photos, you definitely did!

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  21. That sounds like a perfect day to me right now! Aren't we so blessed to live in sunny Cali!! Love it ;) xoxo

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  22. Dang, that food looks amazing. I had an ahi tuna burger the other day that was drool-worthy - I need to start blogging my food too!

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  23. I love that photo of you- so pretty :)

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  24. yum! what a perfect day!!!

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  25. Oh, what a beautiful life you have!
    You look so relax and cozy.
    Yum!
    the food makes me hungry, huh!

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  26. I love your food posts. You always eat the most lovely and tastiest food and as a fellow food lover, I really appreciate that. Hehe. I also think it would be beyond fabulous to go shopping with you and do lunch. Such a shame we don't live in the same town! Sigh.

    I hope you are having a wonderful week! xoxo

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  27. I need to check this place out. Laguna is amazingly beautiful!

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  28. Hi there-fries are a total indulgence, this restaurant sounds fab!!

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  29. I LOVE the Montage.

    When Brian and I were dating long distance, he arranged for a friend to take me to the spa there for a massage and spa day. I had no idea he planned it, I thought my friend arranged the whole thing. But then when I came out, he was waiting there in a suit and tie - I thought he was still in Texas! I had no idea he was coming to Cali! After that, he took me on a wine and cheese tasting, and then a cooking class at the Laguna Culinary Arts school. Then we took our meal to the beach where we met and he proposed. The Montage brings back happy memories.

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  30. this picture made me hungry

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