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On Washington D.C. (part two)- the touristy stuff

Being a tourist in a place where you once lived is always a ton of fun. We got to do all the things we missed out on when we lived in D.C. (museums, zoos, historical landmarks). So about the zoo- … Continue reading

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On Washington, D.C.

It’s always nostalgic to return to a former home when you’re at a different stage in your life. When we lived in D.C. many years ago we were broke, inexperienced, impatient,  fearless, and wide-eyed. Many of the opportunities and learning … Continue reading

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On go-to dishes and simple cooking: Lemon Herb Chicken with Kale and Pappardelle

One of my easy yet signature dishes is a roasted lemon herb chicken with kale, caramelized onions, and lemon pappardelle pasta. If I’m feeling extra ambitious, I might throw in a few sautéed mushrooms for extra flavor. The first time I … Continue reading

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On weekends, cities, and Instagram

Yesterday my awesome colleague Tony launched his new site: Fourist. Built on Instagram’s API, Fourist allows you to check out the most popular pictures over the weekend in any city. Come check out what people are doing from Friday at … Continue reading

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On Yearning for the Summer v1: Mixology

What better way to wear away a cold and dank San Francisco Sunday than to experiment with a little bourbon mixology. Generally I like my bourbons neat, poured over some cold granite whiskey stones. But I was feeling a bit … Continue reading

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On the work week, Sundays, and coffee

Work has left us both MIA for most of this week, and the past weekend was a fury of laundry, errands, and general housekeeping. We did get some time to relax and wander around our neighborhood and plan on catching … Continue reading

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On comfort food, smelling like soup, and indoor weather

It was a wet and stormy weekend so we stayed close to home for the most part (did I mention that we live upstairs from an Irish bar?).  We made a comfort dish we’ve never made before:  french onion soup. … Continue reading

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On time, simple meals, and laziness

Caprese salad is my go-to meal when I’m lazy, short on time, and my to-do list is a mile long. I always have these ingredients in our fridge because it seems like I’m always in this state of mind, at … Continue reading

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On teamwork, substitutions, and Batali

Already hungry after a Sunday spent movie-watching, Stephanie and I sat in the Whole Foods Potrero parking lot sluggishly flipping though pages of Mario Batali’s “Simple Italian Food” book. In the doldrums of low blood sugar, we picked probably the … Continue reading

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