Monthly Archives: September 2016

How I dined on my summer vacation

Some  memorable 2016 European food experiences. 1. Aer Lingus coffee-filtering, coffee cup on the flight from Dublin to Barcelona. 2. Santa Catarina market, v. de Francesc Cambó, 16, Barcelona. 3. Braised veal cheeks and pan de coca, local bread with … Continue reading

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Triple Crown BBQ, Luray, VA

I was very hungry after my short walk in George Washington National Forest and found a very tasty pulled pork sandwich at Triple Crown BBQ in Luray, VA with a great view of mountains in almost all directions. A very … Continue reading

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Little Grill Cooperative, Harrisonburg

In my struggle to find a Sunday Washington Post, I was forced into a search for calories and ended up at The Little Grill Collective at 621 N Main St in Harrisonburg, VA. The veggie breakfast scramble with squash, zucchini, … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Klassics

With the Virginia peach harvest season upon us, I was struck by the variety of foods preserving in the refrigeraror. 1. Cucumber slices in Famous Dave’s Devils spit brine. 2. Tomato and sweet onion salsa with spicy barbecue dauce and … Continue reading

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Peach and rum shot

After a short hike on the Appalachian Trail we stopped and got a small basket of peaches from Jenkins Orchard between Sperryville and Culpepper, Virginia. In an emergeny cocktail maneuver,  I covered a sliced peach in orange clove infused rum … Continue reading

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Award-winning Olde Yalla

I am back in Culpeper, VA hanging out at Beer Hound Brewing drinking an award-winning Olde Yalla Pale Wheat beer after my always seemingly tedious drive exiting the Tysons Corner triangle on the 495 Beltway. Beer here. Pretty darn yummy.

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