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Posts from ‘March, 2009’

Vacation Day 3 – It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Yep, it’s a Plane.

Our final outing in NYC was to go have brunch at Balthazar which is a very “it” place in the Village. The last couple of times we’ve been to NYC Ben and I have tried to go there but, being the lowly plebeians that we are, could only manage to buy a couple of [...]

Vacation Day 2 – NYC!!

Friday morning we drove from Philly into Manhattan. I’ve ridden in cabs before in NYC, but didn’t really freak out because I figured they were pretty experienced in dealing with NYC traffic. However, by the time Ben’s sister had gotten us to our hotel I had ripped out a few chunks from the [...]

Vacation Day 1 – Philly

Well, we made it to Philly to be greeted by the crappiest weather possible – grey, cold and drizzly. But we braved the weather and made out way down to South Philly to consume one of the most iconic foods of this region–the Philly Cheesesteak.
There is a fierce rivalry between Geno’s Steaks and Pat’s [...]


Today was a very busy day for me at work as I wrapped everything up to get ready to go on vacation, but couple of pretty interesting things happened!
First off, at lunchtime today I went over to Green Pastures and talked to their event planner about having the wedding and reception there. It went [...]

Sunday Night Dinner

A good roast chicken is a beautiful thing. Crispy skin, moist and flavorful meat, yummy juices…and its so easy! It’s a perfect Sunday night dinner and you can use the leftovers for all sorts of things throughout the week. This particular roast chicken that I made tonight is a compilation of [...]