Junior Food Critic Review: Rustico In Flatts

September 18, 2015

Looking for somewhere to take the kids for a bite? Who’s going to give you a more honest, bite-sized review than a 12-year-old? Eliza Olander lives in St David’s, provides candid reviews of local establishments.

Junior Food Critic Eliza Olander

[Written by 12 year old Eliza Olander...with a little help from Uncle Tony]

Venue: Rustico, Flatt’s Village

Appetizer: Bruschetta; chunky tomatoes, olives, capers and fresh basil, served on toasted homemade bread, $9.

The bread was crunchy on the outside but still soft. I like that the tomatoes were fresh and the bread was tasty.

Drink: Shirley Temple, $4

First impressions:
It’s quite modern and family-friendly but it’s also quite casual.

Service: The waiters are kind and not too fussy.

Main course: Pizza margherita, $14, with black olives and onions as extra toppings, at $1 each.

The onions were sweet which I completely love, and the pizza it has basil on it too — it was yummy. The crust wasn’t too thin, just how I like it, nice and crunchy.

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Dessert: Homemade panna cotta with vanilla cream and fresh Berries, $9.

It’s very creamy. Raspberries sometimes they can be a little sour but this is this perfect combination of tart and sweet. Panna cotta is one of my favourite deserts — I would say this is the best part of the meal.

Overall experience: I enjoyed it — it was a nice atmosphere. It’s a lovely location, right by the sea. The sun was out and it was warm and lovely. I love Flatts Village because it’s a very colourful, busy area.

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  1. geebie says:

    Very good!!!

  2. stunned... says:

    this junior food critic is so adorable. i enjoy reading her reviews.

    keep up the good work, Eliza.

    ps. you’re not a cheap date by the way lol

  3. Kiskadee says:

    That Shirley Temple was very expensive at $4
    They are only $1:75 at Pompano Beach club
    It is only soda water with a little coloring

  4. Andrew says:

    Well done Eliza. Rústico is one of our favorite Restaurants. Making me crave their Menu.

  5. Jennifer says:

    Another great review Eliza! We love Rustico too. Keep it up! Love Aunt Judy’s son and daughter-in-law xo

  6. Judy and Brian Mills says:

    So happy to see that Eliza is writing her critiques again. Enjoy her column and we will try Rustico in 2 weeks when we return to Bermuda for a visit. Thank you Eliza.

  7. steve says:

    Thanks for the review young lady.I will consider your dinner choices next time i visit Rustico.