A dark, sumptuous drink for midwinter

January 20, 2007

We’ve never really written about wine before, so I may as well start tonight. This one was a sure winner. I received this delightful 2003 Diamond Claret from the Food Arts Illy Galleria event last fall and finally opened it last week. The smooth tannins and delicious blend surprised and delighted me. Deep red cherry […]

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Caffeine, however tasty, devistates my fine motor skills.

August 15, 2006

All right, so it was about 9pm. I had an hour before work, had just eaten some salty delicious Dumpling Man fare, and my stomach wasn’t taking it well. My night job, disassembling computers and extracting various bits and pieces, certainly takes a toll on my daytime comfort. Anyway, in my dumpling-induced haze, I figured […]

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Service with a…shot

July 2, 2006

I came into Creme Cafe with high expectations. Creme had been recommended to my roommate and she had been wanting to try it out for awhile, so our little group headed on over there last week. Creme is a Southern, soul food-y place in the U Street area, which as Anharchy previously explained, is quite […]

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Failed Doughnut Plant Trip Ends at Schiller’s

June 12, 2006

Doughnuts are one of my other obsessions, and I’d been dying to try out the Doughnut Plant for months now. With all the mild spring (?) weather we’ve been having Marc and I decided it was time to give it a shot. The Lower East Side still fascinates me. It’s so small but takes so […]

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Please, we only eat here. Drinks are for the weak.

April 5, 2006

No one has drink-blogged yet, so let me be the first. I have the ever-exciting, CRAZY concoction of lemonade to present to you. I had a craving for lemonade on Monday, as the weather was teasing us with warmth and humidity. After calling my roommate to check if we had a juicer (“uh, you do […]

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