Oh, the Big Apple, there’s just so much to say. Even at 4 in the morning, the city feels so alive. I guess that’s why they say NYC is “the city that never sleeps!” I’ve never really considered myself a … Continue reading
As a college girl cooking for one, I usually buy my groceries which cost around $50 every two weeks. I like to try and buy everything fresh and stray away from the processed foods and canned stuff like Chef Boyardee … Continue reading
I love eggs. I really do. On weekends, I force my boyfriend to wake up early so we can hit up some brunch spots for some eggs benedict and country potatoes. This morning, I made a quick scramble inspired by … Continue reading
Twas’ a Friday night and yours truly was staying home and finishing up on her computer science hw. I’ve been accustomed to taking breaks in between school work to whip up some tasty snacks. Ina Garten’s show Barefoot Contessa is … Continue reading
Ingredients- Mission Tortillas, Provolone Cheese, Arugula, Egg Whites, Tomatoes, Canola Oil This is the alternative to eating randomly healthier. (With all the egg whites and whatnot) Directions 1. fry some egg whites 2. heat the skillet at medium heat 3. brush the tortilla with canola … Continue reading
A. Cooking things For an easy snack or filling breakfast, slice some spam, cook some eggs and toast some bread! I love breakfast plates and this is perfect for on the go. Extra spice? Add some sriracha mixed with mayo. … Continue reading
Lately, I’ve been watching Food Network in the mornings before work.I can’t get enough of Ina Garten’s recipes on Barefoot Contessa. They’re gourmet and classic. So today after work, I went to Safeway and went on a shopping spree. My … Continue reading
Pictures taken from Dumpling WARS!
It’s been a very long weekend for me and the rainy weather didn’t help much in production either. After lounging around the house for the entire weekend, I was excited for the upcoming outing that me and Lulu scheduled. On Tuesday, Lulu and I met up with Becca of Ruby Press for some good food and drinks. We ended up at this beautiful romantic hotel bar in Berkeley, CA. Located on the urban Berkeleyesque Shattuck Street, finding the classy Hotel Shattuck Plaza was a bit unexpected. When I walked in, I was pretty much in awe and surprise that there was a place so classy and elegant in this busy and eclectic boulevard. It had sort of a parisienne or romantic feel. I instantly fell in love with this place.
We ended up at the bar, where local commuters were chit chatting and drinking after a long day’s work. The man next to me was enjoying some delicious appetizer while reading Time Magazine. Through the large windows, I can see the rain pouring down hard. Around me were people talking politics, enjoying cocktails, and connecting laptops. This made me feel like I was in another world.
Ari, our bartender was really cool and made us some secret-not-on-the-menu drinks. We both started off with the Chocolate Martini. I thought that was delicious. It had an espresso mocha taste that I know coffee lovers would enjoy. Lulu had the Converter which was this delicious fruity drink which he lit on fire. I ended up with this hibiscus, eldeflower, margarita (forgot one ingredient) that was distinctly tasty and different from what I’m used to. We both had some pulled pork sliders with onion rings that reminded me of sloppy joes. I love my sloppy joes so this was a definitely delish.
We ended up meeting with Becca, one of our PR coordinators and we shared some good laughs and conversations. We ended up talking about some of the events that we’ll be attending, and all of that good stuff. All in all, it was a great meeting and it was great to meet Becca! Me and Lulu are looking forward to working with Ruby Press :) -Daisy
Events for the Month of April
- April 1, 2012- Lulu’s 24th Birthday!! Make sure to send greetings!
- April 4, 2012- Convert Shoe boutique opening @ Berkeley, CA.
- April 6-8, 2012- SF Fashion Film Festival @ San Francisco, CA.
- April 7, 2012- Lulu’s Birthday Celebration @ Osha Thai Embarcaderro (You’re Invited ;))
- April 21, 2012- Dina Yuen’s Indonesian Cookbook Launch Event @ San Francisco CA