If Eve Tempted Adam with an Apple…

what could she do with a good hard cider? I have tried and enjoyed a few hard ciders, but usually think that one is enough. They are just a little too sweet for me. But, I have now tasted Original Sin. And I loved it. Light, refreshing, appley effervescence.  I was as intrigued by the story […]

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OSHA approved

Lunch break. Many of you are thinking…Huh? What is that? I am usually loading the dishwasher, refereeing the patrons, and julienning tonight’s veggies while grabbing bites of last night’s cold leftovers or the crusts of P&J. That is “lunch.” But I would encourage you to take the term “break” literally. Sit down, enjoy your salad, catch […]

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Buon Compleanno indeed

Salute to the wonderful people at La Traviata for making my birthday dinner extra special.  I have been a bit overwhelmed as of late (thus the lack of posts) so my birthday planning this year gets a C-.  Fortunately, our lack of reservations did not stand in the way of us popping in to this Austin Italian […]

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Labor (Day) of Love?

Ah, watermelon…the perfect summer treat…thirst quenching, low calorie, full of lycopene and Vitamin A….and citrulline.  Haven’t heard of it?  Let’s just say that according to a Web Md article, it has some interesting benefits for the man in your life (wink, wink).  I recently cut into a watermelon which had great flavor but it was lacking in texture (not firm […]

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