Tag Archives: food

Lazy Sunday, 1 December 2013

I’m still nursing a tryptophan hangover, so you’ll have to fend for yourselves.

Lazy Sunday: 1 September 2013

You know what the best part of a three-day weekend is? A four day work week comes along with that. Enjoy your day.

7,000 Chinese Restaurants, No Chopsticks

Check out this great story of a Chinese-American attorney who has gone to nearly 7,000 Asian restaurants across the country and documented his culinary adventures at each. He STILL can’t use chopsticks.

Avocados: Fruits of the Gods

My friends Erin and Michael posted photos on Instagram of this bizarre avocado and broiled egg thingamabob the other day, and I decided I would try and make it for myself.

All things I like. No things I don't like.

All things I like. No things I don’t like.

I must admit, I’m pretty impressed with myself. This was easy and comprised mainly of things you probably already have. Recipe after the jump!

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The Land of Milk* and Honey

Have you read Steven Marche’s excellent article about Manna in this month’s Esquire? I won’t give anything away, but mind that asterisk and PLEASE take a few minutes to enjoy this.

Inconvenience, Thy Name is…

Finally, someone fesses up to being the person not putting enough money into the group check. An idea? Go to less expensive restaurants. Another idea? Take turns paying the whole check and don’t make your waitress hate you.

Getting Out: Cincinnati

Despite the fact that Kentucky is the South and Ohio is the Midwest, we share a lot of border. I’m talking a lot. Cincinnati is only about ninety minutes away from Louisville, so I go there sometimes, just for kicks.

I am usually morally opposed to going to Ohio, because what do they have that I don’t, other than IKEA and some pro sports teams? Admittedly, those are some pretty big things to not have, but I also discovered they have some OTHER stuff that I like/want.

There is some amazing art deco architecture and the like, some beautiful museums, great food, and all kinds of stuff like that. All in all, it wasn’t at all what I was expecting from the third largest city in Ohio. A lot of people gave me amazing suggestions, and I followed them accordingly.

The Delta Queen steamboat, and a view of the city at night.

The Delta Queen steamboat, and a view of the city at night.

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