Sunday, October 31, 2010

Drinking Chocolate

The leaves have turned color, the air has chilled, and it's time for the first hot chocolate of the season – with a few a marshmallows thrown in for added comfort.
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Sunday, October 24, 2010

Foodie Fundraiser

Foodies feasted, funds raised, and voting chips were cast for favorite sauces at A Saucey Affair. This year, duck was the trendy ingredient in the tastings offered. Normally, duck is not my ingredient of choice, but with a flavorful sauce, almost anything can be transformed into a great bite. I especially enjoyed the Stranahan’s Whiskey Duck Sauce from Black Pearl. Other restaurant samplings included: Roast Duck Benedict, Roast Lamb Belly with Baby Spinach Salad, Duck Confit with Sweet Potato Puree, Almond and Bacon Liver Mousse Date, and a Duck Drummette with Maple and Blood Orange Sauce.

And the awards went to… Avenue Grill and Encore! Avenue Grill’s Strawberry Margarita Sauce won the Judges’ Choice Award and Encore took home the People Choice Award for their Poblano and Pumpkin Seed Cream Sauce.
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Sunday, October 17, 2010

Dine and Dish: Watercourse Foods

Tofu much? I feel confident to proclaim that whether you like Tofu or not, you’d enjoy feasting from this vegetarian menu. In fact, I venture to guess that a first timer would be challenged to narrow it down to one menu selection. Who’s not intrigued by a vegetarian restaurant offering Buffalo Wings, a Ruben sandwich, and a “Grinder” who’s description is reminiscent of a Philly Cheese Steak? For our meal, we settled upon the Portobello Po Boy with Onion Rings, and Thai Peanut Stir Fry with Crispy Tofu.

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WaterCourse Foods

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Friday, October 1, 2010

Got tickets?

This is a foodie’s reminder to get your tickets for A Saucey Affair. It’s a fundraising event and a great excuse to enjoy the tastings of several local (delicious!) eateries all in one night.

A Saucey Affair: benefiting the 9Health Fair, Thursday, Oct. 21st 6-9, Infinity Park Event Center

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Saucey Affair Tickets
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