#ad Jalapeno Pickled Mango, Ham, and Caramelized Onion Arepas

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70 to 0 in three days, like a reverse Bugatti. Thanks, November. To stave off a late-night case of the flu and use up all of the ingredients in my now-inoperable refrigerator, I whipped up some bacon caramelized onion, ham, and pickled mango arepas the other evening with Masarepa and La Morena pickled jalapenos; easy and very low maintenance. The components are easy, umami-laden, and can be swapped out like any other sandwich- meat, cheese, pickles, vegetables, and a two-minute homemade cornmeal bun.IMG_20151106_185324497 Continue reading “#ad Jalapeno Pickled Mango, Ham, and Caramelized Onion Arepas”

Wagyu & Wine at the Capital Grille

A few weeks ago we descended upon the Capital Grille like two children in tuxedo jackets and stock market shorts and polo shirts taking aim on the Chuck E. Cheese ball pit and ordered a gazillion calories’ worth of food for the sake of science, market research, and to drum up social curiosity about the new and amazing promotion out there, Wagyu & Wine, running until the 22nd. There were burgers, oh, the glorious burgers. But first, let’s order some cocktails on an iPad and talk about the omnipresent table mini-lamp that all restaurants should adopt into their optimal food photo structure. Get ready for some mad mac gifs, baby.20151016_195509-ANIMATION
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Celestial Lattes: The Godfather

If in 2009, college-aged humans feared a zombie epidemic, in 2015 the mongering has surely turned to the transformation of the basic bitch. And dear readers, with the final sunset dawning over my apartment-turned-Starbucks, I must inform you with deep regret that I, too, have merrily joined the ranks of Lush-purchasing, pumpkin spice-consuming, scarf-adorned basics, and for that, I cannot apologize because I now communicate exclusively in emoticons.IMG_20151106_203336040A very birthday cake winky face teapot smiling poop to all of you. Continue reading “Celestial Lattes: The Godfather”