dining

  • Entrees

    Somewhere Over the Rainbow

    I am sure everyone has seen the grilled cheese sandwich sweeping the internet.  If not, it is a rainbow grilled cheese!  Crazy and beautiful all at the same time.  There has been a hot food trend,...
    April 28, 2016 466 0
  • Highlight

    The Ultimate Fan

    It is becoming a total “thing” for celebrities to own restaurants, but do they actually know what they are doing when it comes to food?  I think, yes!  I personally went to Danny Trejo’s Taco place...
    April 28, 2016 392 0
  • Highlight

    Brunch Much?

    For a millennial that cooks almost every holiday, going out for Easter sounds absolutely lovely.  Everyone needs a break.  I am not the only one. According to postcrescent.com, “An estimated 33 million Americans eat out on...
    March 24, 2016 435 0
  • Entrees

    They’re Loaded

    After learning so much about Turbana and their causes, I wanted to do my part and support the company.  I headed to the store and purchased some Turbana plantains.  This was a little scary for me,...
    March 2, 2016 553 0
  • Editors Picks

    It’s Tradition

    Traditional pubs are coming back in full force with our generation.  You can’t beat traditional beer and awesome food in a laid back atmosphere.  Technomic reported, “Technomic has been watching an interesting trend emerge out of...
    March 2, 2016 385 0
  • Highlight

    Cash Only!

    So have you ever been to a restaurant and at the end of the meal you notice a “cash only” sign by the register?  Today, it seems like everywhere you go, you can bust out the...
    March 2, 2016 948 0
  • Editors Picks

    Salad Bar You Say?

    Ok, January is always the hardest month for me.  I mean, I am “fluffy” from gorging at the holidays, I am cold, and I could blend in with the snow.  Now, I can’t change two of...
    January 22, 2016 1152 0
  • Highlight

    Not My Mess This Year

    Now, at this point, I would love to throw my hands in the air and say, “let’s just go out.”  I know there are many of us who do just that.  Whether you eat in or...
    November 19, 2015 415 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Turduck-What?

    Turducken is a dish consisting of a deboned chicken stuffed into a deboned duck, stuffed into a deboned turkey. Outside of the United States, it is known as a Three Bird Roast. Gooducken is a traditional...
    November 19, 2015 519 0
  • Food on the Fly

    Pick Me Up

    If you want to have dinner at home, but do not want the hassle of cooking it, ordering your feast is a great option.  Albertsons, if ordered in advance, offers a spectacular feast for every head...
    November 19, 2015 438 0
  • Editors Picks

    Good for the Gizzards?

    This is definitely a maybe not for this girl, but I have heard rave reviews on eating the gizzards of the turkey.  Gizzards are secondary stomachs used by birds to grind their food before digestion. Because...
    November 19, 2015 605 0
  • Editors Picks

    She’s a Black Friday Woman

    Now that Thanksgiving dinner is done, and hopefully someone else has cleaned up the mess (fingers crossed), it’s time to think about Christmas.  For many, this means the dreaded Black Friday crowds to get the latest...
    November 19, 2015 601 0
  • Impress Me

    Neurogastronomy-What the?

    Neurogastronomy is a mouthful, but what is it exactly?  The latest in restaurant trends, neurogastronomy is simply how the brain creates flavor.  I find the concept so cool, as I love science.  Restauruants are finding that...
    November 12, 2015 426 0
  • Editors Picks

    And the Winner Is…

    We all have our go to fast food places for burger, fries, and CHICKEN.  As a response to Chik-fil-A’s chicken followers, McDonald’s changed their chicken recipe, but does it stack up?  I love, love, love me...
    November 12, 2015 422 0
  • Highlight

    As the Seasons Change, So do the Menus

    Many restaurants throughout the country and even the world change their menus to accommodate the magical fall flavors.  Root Vegetables, warm spices, and hearty stacks all scream “fall is here.”  To prepare for the change many...
    November 12, 2015 353 0
  • Editors Picks

    Social Media Driving How We Choose to Eat Out

    There’s a fascinating piece by BCG, Boston Consulting Group, in its Perspectives that looks at Millennials and what appeals to us in a variety of arenas. Social media is examined as a means to an end....
    October 23, 2015 846 0
  • Lets Go Out

    Mall Cop-a-Bite

    Did you know that “about 38 percent of the mall’s visitors are 18 to 34,” which we know is the “Millennial age range.” Truth. And not surprisingly a huge percentage, upwards of 90, “visit specialty stores,...
    October 23, 2015 456 0
  • Lets Go Out

    Enter if you Dare

    Millennials absolutely love when Halloween comes around.  Let’s face it, it is the one time throughout the year we can be kids again.  Whether we dress up to hand out candy, take our own kids trick-or-treating,...
    October 23, 2015 0 0
  • Editors Picks

    The Empire Strikes Back: Mongolian BBQ

    No matter how you pronounce it, Genghis with a soft J or Genghis with a hard G, the founder of the Mongol Empire had it goin’ on. We personally think the hard G is most likely,...
    September 18, 2015 559 0
  • Editors Picks

    Chains Trying Not to Be Our “Ball and Chain”

    From our mouths to the ears of nearly all dining chains, the short answer is, “Meh.” But if you really want to know, the long answer is, “I’d rather starve.” For those of us born after...
    September 3, 2015 593 0