It seems as if whenever December 31st rolls around, my friends and I all say, “Ugh, GOOD RIDDANCE! Next year will be so much better!” But you know what? This year I truly believe it. In 2012 I lost my job, and I’m already starting out 2013 knowing I have a new one (heyooooo). And it’s way better. Just saying.
So thank you for all of your kindness, readership, and support this past year! Here’s to a bigger, better (lucky) 2013!
A light spring risotto with shrimp
Still the most popular post on Food E.: pancakes!
A delicious summer meal, totally vegetarian
My second favorite restaurant meal of the year: Red Rooster Harlem
The most amazing meal I’ve ever had: Per Se
A Christmas cocktail not to be missed: cranberry pomegranate bellinis
This is in my very near future…
Ladies and gents, I’m taking off. I considered scheduling filler blog posts while I’m away but I just didn’t want to keep posting random stuff, so I’ll just say I’m off to Rochester and then San Diego for the holidays and I couldn’t be more excited about it. I’ll spend my time in Roch drinking too much wine with my mom, laughing my butt off with dance girls, and getting lost in the town I lived in for 20 years. You know how it goes. In SD I’ll be wearing shorts with sweaters (I’ve always wanted to do that!), spending my first warm weather Christmas with The BF’s amazing family, and eating buckets of seafood at Rockin’ Baja Coastal Cantina. It’s going to be a magical vacation and I hope to come back 5 pounds heavier.
Merry Christmas, friends!
I’m off for the week, kids! I’m holing up in the Adirondacks with nothing but booze and family. What else could I ask for?
Excuse the interruption for this non-food related post but my very best and oldest friend is getting married this weekend and I had to commemorate it with a photo. Congratulations, Chrissy! You’ve been an amazing friend from Barbies to Fredonia and everything in between, and I’m so glad I get to celebrate with you this weekend.
Lauren and Chrissy, the coolest kids on the block
Just a quick “Happy Monday!” post to alert of a great article by Frank Bruni, former New York Times restaurant critic, that ran in the Times on Friday about Bruni’s trip to Ireland. If you’ve never been to Ireland then you will only get a tiny hint of what he’s talking about, and if you have been this article will probably give you nostalgic goosebumps. If you live there… you’re probably rolling your eyes. Whatever.
To Ireland, A Son’s Journey Home
Happy Friday, dear readers! Just a quick post to remind you that the online charity bake sale ends this Sunday so don’t miss out on your chance to win a batch of my giant rainbow cookies! They’re seriously delicious.
Click here to bid! And happy weekend!