Sunday, March 29, 2009

the spring reign from ninkasi was everything the dude at bottleworks said it would be. delicious. a pleasantly hoppy spring ale from the brewery that can do no wrong. 

Monday, March 23, 2009

i've eaten some quite intersting things lately. 
an e-mail annoumcing the new monthly cupacke at cupcake royale prompted a visit there to sample their maple irish whiskey cupacke. it was pretty tasty, but general consensus is that the chocolate salted caramel cupcake is better. 
ate thai food at djanjay the other day. it was pretty tasty, but i prefer the meats...
also took a freind visiting to mighty-o donuts. she was pretty impressed by the fact that they were vegan, and the the chocolate peanut butter.....yum!

also, ate at palace kitchen the other day. i statrted off with a cocktail, a "winter tonic", which wa all right, nothing too special. we ate olive poppers and beet salad for starters. for the main dish, i had the mussels, which were prepared in a coconut milk sauce with orange. it was pretty interesting, but honestly, i prefer the mussels at cafe presse. my glass of sangiovese was pretty tasty. 

Saturday, March 7, 2009

soba is the new thai fried rice

and by that i mean, the best way to clear out your fridge. 

i had a hankerin, that kind that can only be cured by japanese buckwheat noodles. so a friend and i got some soba a cookin', and then we heated olive oil with a little sesame oil, and browned some tofu. after that we threw in  zuchini, mushrooms, and garlic. after tossing the noodles in with the veggies, we garnished with cilantro, green onions, soy sauce and sesame oil, and pepper!

so satisfying, and so easy.