More Whole Foods Market Love

jumble cookie

This post is another reason why I love Whole Foods Market. Bear with me as I show you pictures that will most likely make you drool. After our first seafood meal at Whole Foods my cousin La who's anΒ oenophile (I had to look that up - a person who loves wine. In my mind I call her a wino.) ... [Read More]

Seafood Meals at Whole Foods Market

fried oyster Ceasar salad

If you asked me where I had my memorable meal during my US last November was? My answer is Whole Foods Market. Sure I've had wonderful meals at Ruth Chris, Rasika and Zaytinya among many others but our discovery of the seafood restaurant inside Whole Foods Market was the most memorable and ... [Read More]

Happy Hour at Ruth’s Chris Steak House

spicy lobster at Ruth's Chris

I love happy hour! I love it for the cheap, good food more than the drinks. I was already quite satisfied with the food choices at PassionFish until Sha told me it was nothing compared to Ruth's Chris happy hour menu. It's been more than a decade since I last ate at Ruth's Chris and I forgot what ... [Read More]

Dinner with Analiza

Analiza, Lanneth and I

While I went flying and ate corn bread and barbecue my cousin La slaved at home preparing dinner for our get together with our high school classmate, Analiza and her hubby and daughter. My only contribution to dinner was opening a bag of mixed greens, rinsing them and adding cubes of Mexican ... [Read More]

Lunch at Famous Dave’s

Famous Dave's BBQ

Ever since Thanksgiving I've been hankering for cornbread. I've even bought it at Whole Foods a couple of times. Cornbread is the main reason I requested to have lunch at Famous Dave's. Cornbread is integral in Southern food specially with barbecues. Famous Dave's is a popular BBQ restaurant ... [Read More]

Flying in a private plane

flying in a small plane

I've always imagined a lifestyle of "champagne wishes and caviar dreams" but I've never found a partner to indulge my illusions of grandeur. When my friend John offered to take me flying in his plane I thought this was my chance to finally fly in a private plane. On a beautiful Sunday morning Sha ... [Read More]

Dinner at Silver Diner

Erin at Silver Diner

I pass by Silver Diner every time I go to the mall and that's a lot of times over the years. I never thought of eating there since I usually associate diners as greasy spoons. After a long day at Mount Vernon and going to church La and I were too lazy and tired to prepare supper so we convinced ... [Read More]

Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon

I've been to Virginia many, many times but this was my first time to visit Mount Vernon, the home of George and Martha Washington. I was glad that it was during the Christmas season that I went there since it was more festive. George Washington was the first president of the United ... [Read More]

Dinner at Vit Goel ToFu (Lighthouse Tofu)

Soondubu - tofu soup

I thought I was too full from afternoon tea to eat dinner until they told me we were having Korean food. My appetite suddenly roared to life. Located at a quiet strip mall in Annandale, Va, Vit Goel Tofu was a very unassuming Korean restaurant. The one page menu was brief and contained ... [Read More]

Lunch at Ozzie’s Corner Italian

fried doughnut holes and foccacia

My cousin La and I went to Ozzie's Corner Italian for a quick lunch because she had a free coupon for dessert. When we got there she realized that she left it at home. No worries I'm sure the food was going to be good since Ozzie's was a part of the Great American Restaurants chain. I've been to ... [Read More]