Category: food

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Ghibellina: Gamberi e Polenta

Tried a new place for brunch a few weekends ago, Ghibellina on 14th St NW. Had a lovely shrimp and polenta dish and overall enjoyed the experience. Would definitely head back for another visit.

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Grow, baby, grow…

This wasn’t one of my worst ideas, but I have a sneaky suspicion I’m going to be overrun with bell pepper plants in a few weeks!

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Weekend Mood: Liquid

A very fluid weekend, all told. From a chilly rainy Friday to playing around with spirits and infusions throughout the weekend. Spring is making itself known and with nicer weather comes cocktail time!

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Julia Child… (and Her Amazing Friends)

I absolutely love this photo of Julia Child filming a promo for “The French Chef” in 1964. It embodies the reason I’ve never quite made any food/recipe/cooking videos for YouTube: it’s a heck of a lot of work!

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Brunch: The Majestic, Old Town, Alexandria, VA

Brunch at a new place? Yes indeed! I was in Old Town Alexandria this past weekend and took advantage of The Majestic’s new brunch menu. It’s definitely worth the trip. Good cocktails, good food… I’ll be back again.

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Dining Alone? No Problem!

While dining alone isn’t as awkward as it used to be, there are still some places that could better learn how to cater to and serve parties of one. Just please don’t say “By yourself tonight?” or “Just one?” when I ask for a table…

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Beset on all sides!

Some days, it just isn’t fair. You try to do your best, but temptation creeps in everywhere no matter what you do. But I shall be strong and stand firm. Brave, stalwart, yadda yadda… Yesterday was the first day I...

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Give A Damn: Helen Mirren for Budweiser

Budweiser’s Super Bowl spot features Dame Helen Mirren admonishing anyone that might consider driving while under the influence. Hello, I’m Helen Mirren, a notoriously frank and uncensored British lady. The Collective “We” are dumbfounded that people still drive drunk. So...

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And they called it coffee love…

Truly is there any love better than coffee love? I saw this stock image in an article on my way to work and thought it was simply adorable! The Awkward Yeti expresses the love for coffee far better than I...