Category: food

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Mmm… this IS a tasty burger!

That isn’t what I had this time at Zola, but it’s put me in the mood for a big-ass burger. We had our team lunch this afternoon and I am well stuffed. The place is classy, stylish but not stuffy...

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Pot Liquor or Potlikker?

Whichever term you prefer, it’s still a pretty darn good thing. And apparently it’s very good for you as well! Sadly the collard greens are finally exhausted, but the potlikker left over is plentiful. Tonight I faux-steamed baby carrots in...

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Thanksgiving Dinner: The Ultimate Table for One?

In her book, An Alphabet for Gourmets, the late M.F.K. Fisher wrote that “dining alone” has its place, however unpopular. “This misanthropic attitude is one I am not proud of,” she writes, “but it is firmly there, based on my...

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Comfort Food?

I’m actually a little, no.. really steamed right now. This morning a tech came over to our group to let us know that he had an order to move our computers — what?! They told us that we’d be moving...

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Go on. Stare, stare!

I have to wonder why people always seem so fascinated when I’m eating alone and I pull out a book. Do they expect that I’ll sit here staring into space in silence or maybe just natter on, talking to an...

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Birthday at RedRocks

They say they didn’t plan this, but I’m skeptical. I’m just back from a little dinner get together for Michael’s birthday at RedRocks fire brick pizza over in Columbia Heights. Reviews are definitely mixed, but it was a good dinner....

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It’s brisk like Lipton out there!

Lordy it was quite the chilled morning out there, but it made for a good walk. For some reason, all the red wine I had last night manifested itself this morning as a nice bright and early wake-up call. Not...

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“This place has been my life”

After 40 years, the Childe Harold shut down Saturday for the last time. The owner made no announcement, saying he was too grief-stricken over losing something that has been in his blood since he was a teenager washing dishes in...

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Cravings du jour!

I strongly suspect that it has a lot to do with last night’s martinis, but today has just been a day full of cravings, some of them quite random. It may also have something to do with my pregnant co-worker...

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Writer’s Blo(g)ck?

Wow, I got nothing. This is definitely going to be one of those “stuff happened” entries as just about all that’s gone on today was I had too much coffee (for which I had good service again) this morning and...