When it comes to celebrating, the first place that comes to my mind is Scusi in St. Paul. Not only is the food absolutely delicious, the entire dining experience has a festive air to it. It’s so comfortable and relaxed you lose track of time when you’re there, I like to imagine it’s what a leisurely dinner in Italy is like. Their tagline sums up the restaurant well: Delicious, authentic; never stuffy or pretentious—that’s Scusi.
We started with the three cheese plate. My favorite was the creamy and buttery Triple Crème:
We shared another favorite of mine, the Arancini:
The Husband tried the Fettuccine:
I wanted to save room for dessert, so I opted for the Beet Rattafia:
And happy birthday to me, what a dessert it was: