Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Eating Out Xmas

Christmas shopping sucks! I usually end up buying things for myself.  Keeping in mind that I am selfish, I usually end up making a handful of things. This year I went with the standard equation of mason jar + dried fruit + booze.  
It actually never fails. 
So next year, or the next time you need a gift, buy some dried fruit, cheep booze and a fucking mason jar. 

Friday, December 20, 2013

This Week in SnackChat

 This week in SnackChat's theme is saints and sinners, the best and worst of us as seen the the food we consume.

 Sinner: A liquid lunch break by: o_ahmad84
Saint: Points to chooch_o
Sinner:  Is that polystyrene? 

Sinner: shaneofstrength knows that pizzas make him fart
Saint: always thinking about the gym.
Sinner:  It's from Starbucks

Saint: It has a ire glow. 

Sinners: Treats came from a casket company and a cremation society. You would think a casket company would be more creative than a tin box.  I mean that is what they do for a living, make vessels for things to be put into.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Let's Take A Break.

The holla dayz can add additional stress to ones already stressful life. So let's take a break and appreciate ones selfie.  

Okay back to eating shit! 

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Eating Out Tongue and Cheek

South Beach Miami is a whole other beast.  Racist cab drivers, amazing Cuban food and coffee, fancy clubs, dive bars and no last call. It's kinda crazy. I am a Miami virgin and I had high hopes. I wanted to meet Pitbull and Gloria Estefan at the same time and pitch to them the idea that they should collaborate.  Said project would be called the Pitbull and Gloria Against the Miami Sound Machine and it would be a great success. But that didn't happen.  What did happen is that my friends and I took way too many selfies, drank tons of Moet, and looked at a shit ton of art. I ended up jumping on my friends bed while my husband passed the fuck out and I coined the term, "This is a bed jumper."  Here is how to use it properly in a sentence:  "Did you hear that new Pitbull and Gloria Against the Miami Sound Machine?  It's a total bed jumper!"  We also saw way to many stupid shirts. I mean, "Do you even lift bro?"

We did eat really good Cuban food at the local establishment called David's Cafe.  The Cuban coffee is the stuff of dreams.  I featured Tongue and Cheek because, to me, I felt like we were at home.  It was a great brunch of steak and eggs, chicken and waffles and grits. If I wasn't facing the window and saw meatheads on Vespas, I totally would have thought I was in LA.

Monday, December 16, 2013

Don't Be That Guy

Don't be that guy that goes to a place that is know for their pizza and order the chicken breast.  Just saying. 

Thursday, December 12, 2013

This Week in SnackChat

Greetings! Sorry for the lateness on the This Week In SnackChat. So as a treat you will get two this week!

 From shaneofstrength, a pizza from Reno.
 God knows who sent this.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Eating Out Settebello: Oxnard

Eating out in my hometown is weird. One, my parents still live there and my mom is a good cook, so there is no desire to eat out.

Then The Collection happened.  Oxnard has a Whole Foods, REI, and a Yardhouse. Welcome to the 2000s Oxnard! I mean as of last year, the new hotness was a Buffalo Wild Wings. Lines out the door kind of hotness. 

But the new restaurant in town that caught me off guard was Settebello. I know they have been opening up all over the place, but Oxnard? Okay, I see you Oxnard.  

Eating Out Number Nine

It's getting cold out in Southern California.  When I say cold, I mean it's like 58 degrees.  It's great seeing people out in shorts with heavy jackets and a beanie. That is how you know it is really "winter" in SoCal.  

Saturday night was and impromptu ladies night with Chucho.  Usually, we go to Veggie Grill and catch a rom com. Being that it is "winter" in Long Beach, we decided to eat out some pho at Number Nine on 4th street.  Pho is my jam. It just makes me feel good.   Number Nine is a fancier pho spot.  It is a scene.  But the food is good and from time to time I like to eat pho out of square bowls. 

I went with the Melange, not very traditional. In place of tripe and beef balls are daikon and chicken breast chunks. In fact, Number Nine does not use tripe, intestines, or beef balls.  These are the parts I enjoy in pho but when I eat at Number Nine, since its fancy and all, I don't crave the entrails.