Archive for May, 2011

Stumbling on Foodiness (Food + Happiness)…

Posted by    |    May 15th, 2011 at 2:23 am

I’m clumsy by nature and stumbling on food happiness is the best part of my handicap. I never know where my eating journey will take me, especially when it comes to food.  What started out as the exploration of  a charming new foodie hot spot, Lucia, turned out to be pretty interesting as I had an opportunity to catch up with the Executive and Sous Chef of the up and coming Red Fork which then leads to other food adventures…

Food adventures come from many different sources… recommendations, magazine articles, critic reviews, food shows, commercials and the list goes on and on.  As a lover of food, it’s not difficult to twist my arm to venture out and try some fantastic hole-in-the-wall or upscale restaurant.  The intrigue is not knowing where you’ll end up and what food cravings are created. (more…)

HOLY HAMBURGERS, IN-N-OUT OPENS TOMORROW

Posted by    |    May 10th, 2011 at 4:47 pm

Who is excited? Who is totally freaking out? Who wants to run in the opposite direction and scream “VIVA VILLAGE BURGER BAR” at the top of their lungs?

Dallas does a damn fine burger, but there is just no comparison to the miraculous fast food dining experience that is the illustrious In-N-Out.

Speaking as a Californian, I’m nervous. Very. Nervous. The good thing about In-N-Out being thousands of miles away, (as will be the case for the next 16 hours) was that I could only eat it about three times a year during visits to the homeland, docking my calories at bay, and tricking my taste buds into special sauce hibernation. Now that In-N-Out is grabbing hold of the Metroplex with its perfectly cut fries and beautifully buttered buns, I can’t even begin to imagine how many late nights will end with a “Hey…let’s go to In-N-Out.” (more…)