Tag Archives: Wine & drink

Winter Cocktail: Creamy caramel Zacapa-spiked Mulled Cider

Zacapa-spiked mulled apple cider

Did I ever tell you about the time I accidentally invented a cocktail? Oh, wait, that’s another post! But we are talking cocktails on the blog today! You see, my friends, some of the upsides of running a reasonably appreciated food blog on the interwebs are the nice letters, messages and emails you get from […]

Restaurant review: Picture, London – Unfathomable value for money

Picture Restaurant

I got myself in a bit of a predicament earlier this month. It was my mom’s 60th birthday and we were spending it in beautiful (and terribly expensive) London. We had booked ourselves into the Thistle Marble Arch hotel for a couple of nights and were busying ourselves taking in the sights and sounds of London. […]

Restaurant Review: Commander’s Palace Restaurant, New Orleans

Commander's Palace review

By golly, in my 30-some years, I reckon this may well be the BEST dinner I’ve ever had! – The words, as much as they might well have been, are not mine. Rather, they’re the words of a somewhat vocal fellow at the next table over from us who throughout the evening had been so […]

Eating Dixie: What I’ve learned about Southern Food

Southern food lessons

As I wrote in an apologetic statement a month or so ago, I’ve been taking a bit of a break from blogging (well, from just near everything, really) to go on what I considered some much-needed vacation. To be a little more specific, I’ve been spending three weeks road tripping through the entire South-Eastern United […]