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Corn tortilla snack

Now that I am not quite as nomadic, I have taken a fancy to corn tortillas, here with some tangy IKEA OST Präst cheese, some bbq chicken and some simple salsa. Very yummy. Advertisements

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Twisted Ales and Väsen, RVA

I took a short bike ride to check out new breweries in Richmond, VA and started in Manchester at Twisted Ales, where even the Saison and Weiss beers seemed hoppy. The bar was covered with nearly $200.00 worth of pennies … Continue reading

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Bar Virage, 2nd Ave, NYC

My project somewhat unexpectedly ended–I guess they all do– so on my last night I took my last PATH train to Manhattan and walked in the rain over to 2nd Avenue where I found Bar Virage and its Israeli small … Continue reading

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Carnitas de Pato, The Black Ant, NYC

I was wandering up 2nd Avenue in Manhattan from the Paulaner Brewery in search of a Happy Hour on one of the many Eat Streets and wound up in The Black Ant (la hormiga negra) with a Victoria beer and Carnitas de Pato tacos. … Continue reading

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DBGB, 299 Bowery, NYC

Being a German and stuck with my genetically-induced frugality, I was so excited to find dollar oysters and seven dollar rosé. Okay, they were small Barcat oysters, but upon presentation the adductor muscle had not been cleanly cut in three … Continue reading

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Squash cakes

A nice recipe for a yellow squash patty combines grated squash with Romano cheese, shallots, grated carrot, chopped parsley and egg before pan frying and oven baking. Delicious with a class of pinot grigio.

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The Hop Shop, Charlotte, NC

I headed toward the Plaza Midwood neighborhood after a couple of hours of Sunday work in Charlotte and wandered into the Hop Shop just off Central Ave. and enjoyed a Wooden Robot Jolt Coffee Stout on their first day of business. Stop … Continue reading

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