Category: food

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The weekend… so close!

TGI–freakin–F as they say. I wonder if our brains have evolved to the point where even a short week no longer feels like a short week. Either that or I’ve just been on the move too much between tidying up,...

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only in DC: Alberto’s and Julia’s

A truly classic “only in DC” moment: Bonding with complete strangers in the metro when they spy your Alberto’s pizza boxes. Having the conversation move on to Julia’s Empanadas, and then watching the two of them pretend to fight over...

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By the time the buzz was wearing off…

This is why socialized nerds and geeks have an off-switch. I don’t follow many printed comic strips regularly, only seeing the ones in Express, but today’s Pooch Cafe made me LOL, if you will, on the train. Not that I...

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Giving up the bean… again

I’m giving up my daily trip to Starbucks… I must be insane, right? I was playing around with some of the trends and graphs in Mint yesterday and for fun I looked at what my spending at Starbucks was over...

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Stepford Saturday

Ever had a Stepford morning? I used to have them in Alexandria a lot more often. For me it’s a morning when I’m up bright and early, willingly, and a plan forms. Even though I’d been out the previous night...

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Rapaciousness in Blue

I really love my new dishes! When I was living in Logan Circle and had a roommate, I bought a really nice double set of Mikasa settings for 4. He didn’t contribute anything to the kitchen and between our cooking...

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Everybody’s Hurtin’ from the Weekend

It has been a while since my intake of cocktails, mostly gin, has been that high over the course of 2 days. Looking back though, I wouldn’t go back and change a thing. It was a very fun weekend after...

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Back to basics?

It’s time for another Starbucks campaign, the website advertises “something big“. In February they closed their stores down to focus on providing better bar drinks, and now it looks like they’re trying to take back their title for best (better?)...

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Don’t need it, still want it.

I’m pretty impressed by this 36-piece set from My Pro Kitchen. At $280, it seems a bit steep, but if it’s truly professional quality, it’s worth it. About all that it suffers from is not being “pretty” but it looks...