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Harlequin Cheesecake

Thursday, October 26, 2006

Around 4-5 years ago I focused on mastering cheesecakes. Dozens were made, some looked pretty bad (but still tasted good). These days, I can whip up a perfect cheesecake with my eyes shut, and even develop new recipes. Recently, I came up with a black and white chocolate cheesecake with harlequin decoration. […]

Tour

Friday, October 20, 2006

I finally go to go to Tour last night to eat my beloved Brie Truffle Sauce fries, and to try out their new menu.
The fries are still the best thing in the world! The Blackberry and Blood Orange Mojitos were nice but most of the food is just so-so. I didn’t like […]

Tio Pepe

Friday, October 20, 2006

This might be the only blog entry where I’ll talk about the service more than the food but let’s just get the food stuff out of the way:
The appetizers at Tio Pepe were good but most of the entrees were just ok or bad. My entree was terrible! I got the seafood Salsa […]

Game Day Recipes

Friday, October 20, 2006

Hey Soccer Moms! What are you packing for game day?
Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are the best. No utensils needed, less to pack, and less to clean up. Plus, kids love them! The only question is how to make sure your peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are made of healthy ingredients.
Let’s start with […]

Tour

Sunday, October 8, 2006

I’ve just been notified that Diner 24 has re-opened as Tour (thanks Sara!) and that they still serve the brie truffle fries! I haven’t gone yet but will definitely let you all know what I think as soon as I do!

Cuba

Sunday, October 8, 2006

We went to Cuba last night for Xiu-jing’s birthday so it was a large group. We ordered several appetizers and they were all delicious. I highly recommend the perfectly cooked baby squid, the tasty empanadas (the beef ones are better than the chicken ones), and the tostones rellenos (shrimp stuffed in tostones). […]