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PF Chang’s!

The Mister and I went up to Colorado Springs to have an early birthday celebration — The Mister’s birthday is actually on Monday. We haven’t been to a PF Chang’s since we lived in Portland and were pretty excited. I was salivating before I even hit the door. We started with the Tuna Tataki (slices […]

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Party

My most excellent friend, Mrs P., took me to a very cool Italian market called Gagliano’s where I picked up an assortment of things to nosh on. See, although Mr & Mrs P couldn’t make it, she sent me in the right direction to put together my first antipasto platter for a get together the […]

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Blossom, Aria Las Vegas

We recently took a trip to Las Vegas.  I love going to Vegas.  We stayed in the Aria for the first time and I was impressed and pleased with the friendly staff and luxurious rooms. While there we ate at Blossom, an authentic Chinese restaurant.  Chef Chi Kwun Choi earned the exclusive Epicurean Award for […]

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Ruby’s Ribs

Last Friday we had lunch at Ruby Tuesday — a place I’ve never tried.  They sure have nice ambiance.  We sat near a window overlooking a man-made lake that has a fountain in the middle.  Very pretty. We were in a festive mood as we often seem to be when we go out.  The Mister decided […]

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Anniversary Lunch

The other day we celebrated our anniversary by heading over to Washington Square Mall for a little shopping and to enjoy lunch at The Cheesecake Factory.  We lucked out because it wasn’t crowded at all — we went on a Wednesday and after the lunch rush. I was in the mood for a banana daiquiri […]

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Ice Cold Cerveza On A Hot Day

A hot day calls for a cold brew.  Doesn’t the Dos Equis Ambar look refreshing just sitting there in its frosty goodness?                             Dinner was skipped and it was chips, salsa and queso for The Mister and I.  The creamy queso with […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup

We had a late lunch/early dinner today at PF Chang’s.  Jeffrey was our waiter; he’s one of my favorites. Our meal was a very light one.  Have you ever tried the chicken noodle soup at PF Chang’s? Their version of the classic has fresh shiitake mushrooms, grape tomatoes, pin rice noodles and cilantro in a […]

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Italian Tapas

Friday night!  We stopped for a martini and Italian tapas. Bruschetta Crostini!                             Spicy Ricotta Meatballs!

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Tuna Tataki Crisps

We had lunch today at PF Chang’s.  We shared an appetizer of the Tuna Tataki Crisps.                             Look at it up close….beautiful!                             And we shared the Moo Shu […]

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Nachos

We enjoyed dinner at the Golden Valley Brewery Restaurant. The place was hopping! The weather is fabulous today so the outdoor seating was maxed out. Chicken nachos were ordered for the first time; no sour cream, thank you very much. There’s enough here to feed an army.                 […]

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