Archive for June, 2007

Latin Napoleon for Breakfast

Sunday, June 17, 2007

This morning I opened our fridge and thought about what I could concoct for Jessica who was still sleeping (long training yesterday for a marathon). I pulled out half an onion, a yellow pepper (that Jess had already cleaned and cored), some lox, corn tortillas, mayo, and recaito.
After dicing the yellow pepper, finely dicing […]

Candle Cafe

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Last night, we had dinner with Emily (a vegetarian) at Candle Cafe, Candle Cafe a casual vegetarian restaurant with a fine dining sister restaurant called Candle 79.
We started with the Meze Platter, which was delicious! The three of us wolfed down the baba ganoush, tabouli, and hummus which came with an amazing bread. It was […]


Saturday, June 16, 2007

If you’re not hungry yet… Tastespotting. Now you are!

The Mayhem!

Friday, June 15, 2007

We have, on occasion, been asked “Where’s the mayhem!?” This question seems to be asked frequently by readers and little old ladies alike. Well, Here it is… presented by His story about trying Cuitlacoche, a.k.a, “smut”. Epicurious includes the words “ugly medium-to-dark-gray verging on black” in it’s description of this […]

Learn Thai Cooking –

Friday, June 15, 2007

What a great site… For those of you that are interested in learning Thai cooking, there’s They promote themselves as having “deep knowledge of Thai food” and they sure seem to. Great pictures and a good amount of recipes and information.
Khorb khun krub!

Pizza is My Kryptonite

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

After Superman arrived on Earth, he had a special relationship with Kryptonite, the remnants of his home world. The green crystals called out to Kalel, beckoning; but there was danger. In the light of the yellow sun, Kryptonite causes severe problems for Superman, weakening him to mere mortal, or less. Pizza is […]

Vecher Zolotoy Chocolate Truffles

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Wandering in to the kitchen at a client this morning, to retrieve my semi-frozen Vitamin Water from the freezer (we just bought two cases from Costco!), I discovered a black box on the counter filled with sweeties. The writing on the box, as shown to the right, was Cyrillic, and I assumed either Russian […]

15 East – Dinner

Monday, June 11, 2007

Lon had a positive experience at 15 East 15 East when he went for lunch with Steve & Justin. Of course when he told me about it, I insisted on going. We decided to try dinner this past weekend and although it was a generally enjoyable meal, we both felt that it was way over-priced.
The […]

Dumpling Nazi

Sunday, June 10, 2007

There’s a dumpling stand in the Flushing Mall Flushing Mall that specializes in dumplings and a couple of noodle soups. They’re not located in the food court area, but in lot number M38 of the shopping portion of the shoddy mall. They don’t have an English name (I’m calling them Dumpling Nazi.) and I’m pretty […]

A Night on the (Food) Town: Boqueria & Big Daddy’s

Saturday, June 9, 2007

Last night, Jessica and I celebrated two of her cousin’s birthdays (Olivia and Christina), and just hung out.
Boqueria on 19th, having heard good things and noticed that it’s frequently busy. Because we went early, around 6, we had no problem grabbing a table for four, tucked away in a corner. I commented on […]