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Summer’s Roasted Pears with Cranberry Goat Cheese

Well we are officially half way through the holiday season, and I don’t know about you, but I have already eaten my weight in ALL the sweets and treats. (Which is pretty weird for me since most of the time I tend to lean more towards the savory). Anyhow, I have come to realize I have… Continue reading →

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Harry Potter Butterbeer (For 21+ Wizards and Witches Only)

On the Harry Potter Superfan scale of one to ten, I’m probably an eight and a half. I’ve never written Harry and Hermione love story fan fiction or tattooed a snitch on my body, but I did go to every single midnight book release party, wand (aka knobby twig) in hand. There’s something about Rowling’s… Continue reading →

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A Hollywood Take on #TacoTuesday

A while back, Girls on Food founder Julianne had the opportunity to visit Trejo’s Tacos Truck and posted an interview with Danny Trejo. I drooled over the taco shots! So when the Hollywood spot opened up, I jumped at the chance to give their new menu a try. Trejo’s Cantina 1556 N Cahuenga Ave, Los Angeles,… Continue reading →

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Délicieux Mange: Saint Jacques in Raleigh

Being admirers of authentic cuisine, my husband and I have a healthy obsession with scouting out French restaurants wherever we go, and Saint Jacques was at the top of our to dine list. Saint Jacques 6112 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC 27609 saintjacquesfrenchcuisine.com This fantastic find tucked into a simple shopping center, but Saint… Continue reading →

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O + O Sicilian Kitchen & Bar Opens in Santa Monica

O + O Sicilian Kitchen opened two weeks ago, and since I’ve had a craving for pasta, meatballs and all things Italian, I decided I must check this spot out. O + O Sicilian Kitchen 1705 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401 http://oosantamonica.com Right when I walked in, I fell in love with O + O… Continue reading →

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Benvenuto Trattoria Il Mulino

Trattoria Il Mulino 144 5th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 http://trattoriailmulinonashville.com/ Confession: After spending a few weeks in Italy this summer, I quickly adapted to their way of life, especially the food. What am I saying? It practically turned me into a food snob. Fresh ingredients were abundant. Pasta, vegetables, and meats. Practically anything you needed… Continue reading →

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Alex and Tania Go To Ocean Market Grill In Long Beach

TANIA: When Alex asked me if I wanted to join her for dinner at Ocean Market Grill in Long Beach, I said, “Hell yes!” even though it’s a bit of a trek for me. We used to be roommates, and now that she lives in San Diego, I gotta get my Alex time in any… Continue reading →

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A San Antonio #TacoTuesday

Las Carretas Restaurant 4054 Naco Perrin, San Antonio, TX 78217 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Las-Carretas-Mexican-Restaurant/116019481753408 For this installment of Taco Tuesday I sunk my teeth into some amazing puffy tacos. After devouring all that turkey and dressing I needed to cleanse my palate. The puffy taco was invented by Henry Lopez. The puffy taco has been a San Antonio staple… Continue reading →

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Todd English Demo at Macy’s in NYC

On November 9th, the Housewares department at Macy’s was buzzing with holiday excitement as Culinary Council Chef Todd English hosted a demonstration and sampling of some of his most famous dishes. Chef English is known for restaurants such as Olives, Todd English Food Hall, Figs, Todd English’s Tuscany, just to name a few. Culinary Council… Continue reading →

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Victoria Attends Spain’s Great Match in San Francisco

It was an ordinary Tuesday and I found that reason enough to wine taste my way through Spain’s Great Match. More than 200 wineries from Spain met in San Francisco’s Metreon to celebrate its 23rd annual event. Regional wines were showcased alongside their latest vintages.  Unique and enigmatic wines were paired with culinary treats, including… Continue reading →

White Chocolate Granola Bark - All Granola

All in for All Granola

The holiday season is upon us, and that means an array of parties and gift giving opportunities. What better way to thank your host than with something delicious? This yummy white chocolate granola bark is so easy to make, and it’s just the thing to get you invited back next year! When All Granola asked… Continue reading →

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Dr. Mark Deuber of RHOD Cooked For Me!

A few months ago I caught wind on Twitter that Heather McDonald was coming to Dallas to do a set at the Hyena’s Comedy Club at Mockingbird Station. One of my absolute very favorite comedians David Jessup is usually the featured performer at that club, so you didn’t have to tell me twice to go,… Continue reading →