Category Archives: Food

Cheap Eats with Date Nights (Twin Cities)

Do you love food?  Really, really delicious food?  Or do you dread the Sunday night blues?  Need a pick-me-up mid-week?  Then check out these amazing deals around the Twin Cities! The prices you see are per couple unless noted otherwise. … Continue reading

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Tacos, Ticos y Crocodilos

Here is a brief timeline of our amazing trip to Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Day 1: After a crazy start to our travels, we arrived in Tamarindo, complete with carsickness, and quickly got settled.  We eat our first of many platanos fritos … Continue reading

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Faux Phở

I spent the weekend fighting off sickness, and I thought, what better way to prepare for combat than with an herby Vietnamese soup?  It’s chicken noodle soup on steroids!  True phở takes hours of simmering plus chicken parts and bone that … Continue reading

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Tidbits for the Frugal Foodie and the Slapdash Spender

First, for my penny-pinching pals, some happy hours and other cheap treats! Saffron (Downtown Minneapolis) Happy hour runs Monday to Friday from 4:00-6:00.  Cool vibe and the Lamb Bacon ‘BLT’ is house-made and delightful.  Perhaps this spot is worth a full-blown … Continue reading

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MN State Fair 2013

It has been 48 years since my grandparents first moved into their house on the fairgrounds, 11 years since my grandpa retired and they moved off the grounds, 10 years since my grandma’s been gone, and 2 years without my … Continue reading

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Tejas, langosta, y R&G

I don’t know if it’s a good idea to blog about food after an ambrosial meal (likened to grocery shopping while hungry) at Roma (consisting of truffle and wild mushroom sacchetti and limoncello desert), but I’m going to forge ahead … Continue reading

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Yum, Yum, Dim Sum!

With the end of the school year and spring finally showing its face in the Twin Cities, there seems to be fewer hours in each days and less free time on weekends…but not so much that I have been neglecting my foodie … Continue reading

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