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15 September, 2016

Skinny & Co. Coconut Oil Products

Skinny & Co. Coconut Oil Products
Comments : 2 Posted in : Bath, Food, Product Reviews on by : becca
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Coconuts are all the rage in cooking, eating, and beauty products these days and for good reason–they’re delicious! You thought I was going to say healthy, weren’t you? While that may be so, I am generally in the skeptic camp when it comes to health claims for natural products, as they so often become trend
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3 August, 2015

Grocery Cafe

Grocery Cafe
Posted in : Dining in Oakland - CA, Restaurants on by : becca
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  Grocery Café has been receiving a lot of press lately, so I was thrilled when one of my Meetup groups announced a lunch meeting there. It’s a Burmese restaurant tucked away on a corner in the Clinton neighborhood of Oakland. First thing you notice coming in is a giant bush of Carolina reaper peppers—
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23 March, 2012

Lumpy’s Ice Cream

Comments : 6 Posted in : Grab and Go, Ice Cream Parlors on by : becca
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Lumpy’s 306 East Wait Avenue Wake Forest Website $3 a scoop Lumpy’s is a new restaurant in Wake Forest offering ice cream and easy eats like hamburgers and frankfurters. Their grand opening is tomorrow from 11 to 7, but that’s just for the storefront. Lumpy’s owner and ice cream creator, Buck Buchanan, has been serving
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26 July, 2011

Pineapple Express Martini at Rockfish *CLOSED*

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Durham - NC on by : becca
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Pineapple Express Martini Rockfish Seafood and Grill Southpoint This translucent cocktail was a mix of pineapple Skyy vodka, white cranberry juice, and triple sec. A lemon twist was advertised as a garnish, but as is often the case with garnishes, it was left off the drink (stop doing this bartenders!). Somehow, the mix of cranberry
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29 April, 2011

Market Restaurant–the Dessert and Drink Lowdown *RELOCATING*

Posted in : Dining in Raleigh - NC, Restaurants, Spirits on by : becca
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Market’s Dessert and Cocktails 938 North Blount Street Mordecai, Raleigh Website Lunch: $6—$11 Dinner: $6—$18 Folks, I have been back to Market, and I can unequivocally bump up my rating for them to an If you’re interested in my first blog on them, head here. Would you like to know why I’ve given them extra
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7 March, 2011

Streets Deli *CLOSED*

Comments : 2 Posted in : Dining in Chapel Hill - NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Streets Deli *CLOSED* 1118 Environ Way East 54 Urban Village, Chapel Hill Website Hours: Mon—Sat, 7:30 am—8:30 pm Sun, 9 am—3 pm Grub: $6.95—$10.95 Streets Deli, a new eatery in the East 54 development on the way into Chapel Hill, aims to be a big city, Jewish deli in a small city setting. The space
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20 August, 2010

White Satin @ Bahama Breeze

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Raleigh - NC on by : becca
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White Satin Bahama Breeze, Raleigh Website This drink started out very, very well. It’s a delicious combination of coconut rum, Cointreau, coconut milk, and just a hint of ginger. Served in a large martini glass, the first half of the drink was a heavenly blend of those elements, with the orange and ginger flavors highlighting
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