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Right Proper Brewery’s Shaw Brewpub & Kitchen: DC’s Neighborhood Pub

There are so many little gems in the Shaw neighborhood of D.C., and it’s quickly becoming my favorite place to eat, drink and play. On a HOT 90 degree day last week, my original dinner plans fell through, and I found myself wandering the streets looking for an alternative. Luckily, I spotted Right Proper’s Shaw… Continue reading →

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Music City Food +Wine Festival Highlights

Torrential downpours did not stop festivalgoers from coming out to Bicentennial Capitol Mall and checking out the Music City Food + Wine Festival. Attendees doubled up with umbrellas and ponchos and made their way through the demonstration and grand tasting tents. The muddy grounds and rain didn’t seem to dampen any spirits as the wine… Continue reading →

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Salt & Vinegar Brussels Sprouts Chips

I’ve been super healthy all week. No french fries. Not a lot of processed foods. But I’m craving something salty. I loooove chips. They are my weakness. So I decide to have a snack and pour myself a nice bowl of brussels sprouts chips?… No, I haven’t gone bonkers. And I know that chips and… Continue reading →

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Thrills Abound at Hotel Thrillist: New Orleans

New Orleans is a city like no other. Part raucous party, part historical gem, it is no surprise the lifestyle media powerhouse Thrillist  chose this locale for their sixth “Hotel Thrillist”: a weekend of the best food, drink and entertainment the selected American city has to offer. Thrillist decamped from New York this past weekend, took over the illustrious… Continue reading →

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Sacramento Burger Battle 2016

Do you consider yourself a burger lover? Then you must know about the Sacramento Burger Battle! 15 burgers from some of the top restaurants in Sacramento!  Sounds easy to handle to the novice, as was I. I’d heard over and over, there is strategy involved. There is a method to follow. Don’t eat with your… Continue reading →

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Sláinte to the Lighter Side of Ireland (Round Two)

The Irish know how to eat and drink. It’s just that simple. De Vere’s Irish Pub invited us all back to taste their second menu reveal for their Lighter Side of Ireland menu. I knew without a doubt, we’d be attending this new tasting. If it was anything like the first round, I was going… Continue reading →

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T&L Pollos: Family-Owned Fast Casual in Whittier, CA

T&L Pollos 6518 Greenleaf Ave.  Whittier, CA  90601 www.tlpollos.com For about ten years, I lived in Whittier.  When I first moved there, the food options were pretty limited, but I’m happy to report that over the years, the choices for great food has increased, not only with the more upscale spots but also with great… Continue reading →

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Brittaney Hangs with the Seattle Fish Guys

Seattle Fish Guys 411 23rd Ave S Seattle, WA 98122 www.seattlefishguys.com When most people think of Seattle, they typically think of grunge and gloom. The second thing you may think of is a gigantic fish being tossed around at Pike Place Market. Imagine a place where you get the same amazing seafood, but in a… Continue reading →

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Paquette’s Hits Keep on Coming!: etc. Opens in Green Hills

etc. 3790 Bedford Avenue Nashville, TN 37215 http://etc.restaurant/ Deb Paquette has built quite the fanbase over the past thirty years. When she and her husband, Ernie, closed Zola in 2010, Nashville grieved the loss of an extraordinary restaurant. Imagine the excitement throughout the city when Deb emerged back on the food scene in 2012 with Etch.… Continue reading →

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Piece of the Middle East (in Seattle): Anar and Mamnoon Street

A couple of days ago, my friend and co-worker, Quinn and I had a great idea to indulge in our pun obsessions and decided to try a little piece of the Middle East (Get it?  Piece?  Middle East?).  Essentially doing a food crawl and sampling everything at a local Middle Eastern restaurant and its vegetarian… Continue reading →

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Getting Chocolate Wasted at the Dallas Chocolate Festival

Dallas Chocolate Festival Addison Conference Center 15650 Addison Road, Addison, TX 75001 http://dallaschocolate.org/ The Dallas Chocolate Festival was everything I thought it would be and more. This year marks the 7th year of the festival. They kicked off the festival on Friday night with a first-ever movie night. They screened the documentary Bean to Bar: A… Continue reading →

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Saturday Funday: Brunch at Tap 42 in Boca Raton

Brunch is about the celebration of food, fun, and friends. I had not felt like I had much to celebrate recently but that has changed in the last two weeks. As a result, I was ready for a fun-filled brunch with all my friends. Since South Florida is home to many restaurants that offer yummy… Continue reading →