Monthly Archives: March 2009

The Girl and the Fig Cafe–The Perfect Name

As someone who has actually written an ode to figs and partially chose my wedding location on the basis of it having a fig tree, passing up a place called “the girl and the fig” is hard. The original restaurant … Continue reading

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Get Out Your Stretch Pants: Best Cookies Yet!

I might be talking these cookies up too much, but considering I ate five in one day, I think it’s fair to say they are really, really, that good. I first read about them on Adam Roberts’ blog, The Amateur … Continue reading

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A Plain Old Fish

As kids, no matter where we come from, we tend to be pretty finicky. As a child, I had a very particular palate. I was averse to anything ‘strange’ or ‘disgusting.’ These things included (and are not limited to this … Continue reading

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Gitane: For Your Trip to Europe–This Weekend

Gitane, a new restaurant in the financial district, is not one you ‘stumble upon.’ Tucked in a romantic little alley that oozes European flare (Claude Lane, that is), it’s not just a restaurant, it’s an experience. I have been meaning … Continue reading

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A Frozen Yogurt Times Two

Above: Pre-Freeze I’ve had my ice cream maker now for approximately two and a half months. My first ice cream attempt was (surprise, surprise), a chocolate almond ice cream recipe that came straight from the Cuisinart recipe booklet. Being a … Continue reading

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Breakfast, I’m Digging You (and Field Music)

I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned just how much I love breakfast in numerous posts. Oatmeal has been a recent love for me. Scarred by childhood memories of hot porridge-like breakfasts, I swore off oatmeal in lieu of blueberry Eggo Waffles, … Continue reading

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