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We use to order the House Red. It didn’t matter what it was, we didn’t care, as long as it was cheap and juicy. Then the House Red turned into Merlot. It sounded exotic (the T silent), easy to say and definitely a French word. Then Pinot Noir was discovered, even more exotic sounding (the T still silent) […]
Cheryl Wheeler just popped on my iTunes. Mind you, she is a wonderful songwriter; still, hearing a track from 1993 reminds me how old I am. More than that, … [ read more ]
NASA is funding a 3D food printer and the first food they are going to print is PIZZA! DUH! Apparently NASA is forking over $250,000 to Systems and Materials … [ read more ]
Competitors rescued each other this weekend. I bought a pair of Katahdin Engineer Boots from L. L. Bean over the winter, and they quickly became a prized … [ read more ]
Every day comes with wins and losses, right?Today’s loss was aioli. I’m not sure what is escaping me, because I am following Alice Waters to the letter. … [ read more ]
*it’s not proofread and I don’t give a shit, I have a job in the morning Jesus Christ. I feel like a slob. No, not the kind that’s … [ read more ]
My heart leaps up when I behold a flower on my plate… Among the prettiest things to see on a plate are edible flowers. While they’ve been a bit of a … [ read more ]
Amidst the Aramark and chain (almost) wasteland that is lunch around VCU Monroe Park….
We use to order the House Red. It didn’t matter what it was, we didn’t care, as long as it was cheap and juicy. Then the House Red turned … [ read more ]
Yesterday, Center of the Universe released details about where you can try their edition of Homefront IPA leading up to this Memorial Day weekend starting … [ read more ]
Varietal: 100% Pinot Gris Region: Sonoma Coast, California – USA Cost: $14 (SRP) Winemaker’s Notes: Refreshing and approachable, our … [ read more ]
Today I review a new release from Williamsburg Alewerks. It’s Twenty Knots, a Belgian Triple. Full disclosure this was released a couple of months … [ read more ]
One Day in RVA is a series on the fabulous folks who enrich our city on the daily. Who are you really? My name is Chris Ramming and I am a bartender for … [ read more ]
Meet Julie, everybody: It’s hard to believe it’s been two weeks since this little bundle made her grand entrance into the world. She already … [ read more ]
You might remember when I posted how to truss and roast the perfect chicken — and if you could not wait and just ate the whole thing right … [ read more ]
I’ve really made an effort over the past couple of months to cut down on my grocery budget. Everyone has a different idea of what’s reasonable … [ read more ]
Well. Yea. So ummm I still don’t have any new recipes for you guys today… Which seems to be a trend over the past week and might continue … [ read more ]
Richmond has a lot to offer people who are into food. If you were to ask a few of your RVA foodie friends, “what are your top must-do things in the … [ read more ]
Hey hey everyone!!! Well I haven’t had much time to be in the kitchen since I’ve seen ya last, but I have good reason, promise! I’ve … [ read more ]
*Disclaimer: I am working with Under Armour and FitFluential on the “What’s Beautiful” campaign. As usual all thoughts, ramblings, opinions,… … [ read more ]
Belgian beer with Belgian Frites with a loaded burger of everything?
St. Arnold’s on Jefferson
1827 Jefferson Pl NW
Washington, … [ read more ]
richmond fatties no longer in RVA!
For a while, I felt like I was in a rut (how dramatic) because I knowingly moved myself to a tourist-ridden place … [ read more ]
What I miss most about going to school in Fredericksburg… These lovely little apple tarte tatins.
Pièce de résistance: Triple Salted Fleur de Sel Caramel-Filled Cupcakes
See the genius original here.
I was so bowled over by the richness of … [ read more ]
WEEKEND JAUNTS! (Places to commit capital offenses of cheating your diet and other mortal sins.)
A place to take your vegan-for-lent practicing Catholic … [ read more ]