Asian, Attractions, Beer, Brunch, Dessert, Italian, Travels

Chicago Vacation

When the team lead says "the workshops are in Schaumburg, Illinois" you jump on it and take a side trip to Chicago (Schaumburg is about a 60 minute drive to Chicago on a good day). If you don't then you're a chump because doubling work trips as vacation is brilliantly convenient. Fortunately for me, my main squeeze telecommutes, so I… Continue reading Chicago Vacation

Dessert, Random, Recipes, Uncategorized

Foodie Calendar

Just for fun and in celebration of the New Year, I decided to create a weekly calendar. Yes, I'm a little late unless you can Lunar New Year. I also chose to provide links to different recipes for some of the celebrated food. The recipes haven't been tested by myself (yet), but they do look… Continue reading Foodie Calendar

American, Asian, Attractions, Dessert, Drinks, French, Uncategorized

Guest Post: Sunday Funday

So it is Sunday and my girl wants to go to a comic book store around 1pm in the Bishop Arts Distric to do some research for her kids’ event. Fuck it. I’ll go. I didn’t want to go, but did anyway. It turned out to be bass, son, or said in more understandable terms… Continue reading Guest Post: Sunday Funday


Mac to the Cheese

Over the years I've hosted parties and generally I've provided enough food with minimal leftovers. This Thanksgiving, I went overboard with the macaroni and cheese. Making two pounds of macaroni sounded like a good idea at the time. I mean 18 guests would need all that. Right?! Look at that beauty! But I forgot that… Continue reading Mac to the Cheese

Braised Pork with potato dumpling
American, Fine-dining

Stock & Barrel

316 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208 (214) 888-0150 Tues-Thur 5-10pm Fri-Sat 5-11pm Sun 10:30-3pm, 5-9pm Rating: 3/5   Let me start off with my awesomely, refreshing cocktail: vodka, cucumber, and mint. I love fresh herbs, especially mint. Its called the Eastside. Big Eye Tuna Nachos. When I eat tuna, I like it as a… Continue reading Stock & Barrel