Monthly Archives: February 2013

Appetite for China virtual potluck

So the blog post about the virtual Chinese potluck is live on Appetite for China. Go check it out! It includes a link to my post about making Kung Pao Chicken as well as lots of other amazing looking Chinese … Continue reading

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The Ice Press

Last night I met Clark Ross, the head bartender at the Boiler Room, at the bar on his night off. He’d asked me a couple days before to come in because he had something to show me. Turns out it … Continue reading

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Food Prowl: Mac and Cheese

The macaroni and cheese food prowl was really fun. I had a blast hanging out with my tasters this month, Jeff and Kim. Their knowledge of the dish and endless opinions — just what I want when we’re prowling — … Continue reading

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Mapo Tofu

As promised, here’s the second of my two posts about cooking Chinese from Diana Kwan’s book “The Chinese Takeout Cookbook.” I’ll be giving a copy away in the coming weeks, so look for the contest. I’m still deciding what to … Continue reading

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Making “the real” Kung Pao Chicken

Because its the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Snake — and I’m a snake year baby — I decided to dust off my wok and cook some Asian food. After our trip to China last year, I’ve … Continue reading

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Review: The Corner Creperie

I’ve been thinking about The Corner Creperie, which I reviewed last Friday, since my last visit. I think about the grain crepe, pictured above. I think about the latte. And the cappuccino. And the memorable preserved peaches in the fruit … Continue reading

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Review: Black Oak Grill

First off, apologies for the absence. Between getting sick for the better part of a week with the flu (ick!) loads of deadlines and lots of other stuff going on, the blog has suffered. But I’m back this week with … Continue reading

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