Monthly Archive: November 2012

Firecracker Shrimp

Firecracker Shrimp with Sweet and Spicy Sauce

I recently tried a great recipe that I found on, posted by, for Firecracker Shrimp with a Sweet and Spicy Sauce. It was so yummy that I  decided I wanted to share it with you today!

Mmmm... Brisket!

Meat Fight!!!!

First rule of Meat Fight… We do not talk about… ah forget it… this was too good not to talk about! We were lucky to get tickets for this year’s Meat Fight, which sold out in about an hour! This celebration, which put fear into...

Burgers and Champagne

Burgers and Champagne – The Grape Restaurant

There are times, all too often, when life throws some real punches. No matter how big or how small, those bumps in the road seem to be the moments we all dwell on. But what if, instead of focusing on the bad, we took time...

Veal Marrow with Wonton Chips

Tei-An – 8 Course Omakase Dinner

Like many of you, I have my favorite dishes at my favorite restaurants.  Sometimes I catch myself getting caught up in a cycle of eating the same one or two items over and over again. This is not because the other dishes are bad, but...


Award Winning Smoky Firehouse Chili

When my company announced that they were having a chili cook-off, my competitive nature kicked in. After scouring the internet for hours to find the perfect chili recipe,  and trying several different variations, I decided to combine all that I had learned and created my own custom concoction. Loving Fireman’s #4,...

Cane Rosso Lockhart Smokehouse Burnt Ends Pizza

Cane Rosso’s Lockhart Burnt Ends Pizza

I love Cane Rosso and I love Lockhart Smokehouse.  But I was certain that combining two of my favorite dishes from each of these restaurants would not turn out well. I was completely wrong. So wrong that I may never trust my food instincts again. It was...

McDonald's Trademark Fries

Why is the “Man” Messing with My Lunch?

I have a confession to make.  Even thought I consider myself a foodie, I still have several guilty pleasures which involve fast food.  And the McDonald’s Happy Meal is one of them.  In high school my friend Tiffany and I would go after cheerleading practice to get...