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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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5 June, 2013

Brunch at City Beverage

Posted in : Dining in Durham - NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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City Beverage 4810 Hope Valley Road Woodcroft, Durham Website Brunch: $5 – $15 Sundays, 10:30 – 2:30 I first posted this review on Carpe Durham a few days ago. City Beverage started offering Sunday brunch (the menu) about a month ago, so it was time for a revisit. As evident from the comments on Carpe
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2 January, 2012

Philadelphia Food and Drink, Day 2: Cheesesteaks, Indian, and Pretzels

Comments : 1 Posted in : Dining in Philadelphia - PA, Restaurants, Travel Guide for Philadelphia - PA on by : becca
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  I started our second day in Philly with a visit to the Terminal Market, which was located right across the street from our hotel. Visiting Terminal Market was recommended by a number of my foodie friends from Twitter, so I knew had to check it out. I decided to combine it with another oft-recommended
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25 January, 2011

Mawa’s Taste of Africa with the Social Media Supper Club *CLOSED*

Comments : 1 Posted in : Dining in Cary - NC, Restaurants on by : becca
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Mawa’s Taste of Africa *CLOSED* 152 Morrisville Square Way Morrisville Entrees: $12–$18 Website The third outing of the Social Media Supper Club took place at Mawa’s Taste of Africa, in Morrisville, at demandycom’s suggestion. We had a small group this time around, but it was lovely, as always, to see demandycom (Mandy), bengfarrell (my fine
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15 September, 2010

Marqués de Cáceres Crianza 2006 Cosecha

Posted in : Garnacha / Grenache, Red Wine, Tempranillo on by : becca
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Marqués de Cáceres Crianza 2006 Cosecha Rioja, Spain Everything I like about Spanish wine is in this glass—spicy, leathery, fruit that is ripe to bursting, cayenne, maybe even a mild curry. The first notes, though, were of chocolate and raspberry.  The chocolate’s mostly from the nose, but it helps mellow the wine, almost giving it
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