Tag Archives: Restaurant

Cups Cupcakes, La Jolla

Do you hold up the line at your local gourmet cupcake bakery vacillating between Chocolate Ganache, Vanilla Birthday Cake and Toffee Crunch? Cups in La Jolla, CA has a solution for indecisive cupcake crave-ers everywhere: the mini cups. Miniature sized cupcakes, buy five and the sixth is free.  Cups offers over 50 flavors but helps you whittle down the deliciousness by featuring just 12 flavors each day.

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Lucky me, a business trip to Chicago! Chicago, a city where it’s almost impossible to get a bad meal or have a bad time.  Especially on this trip, which was packed with fun activities for “team building” – I’m all about the team.

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For Your Consideration: Hot Chicken from SFA

This weekend is the 10th annual Southern Foodways Alliance Field Trip.  Dozens of lucky southern food enthusiasts and experts are gathered in Atlanta, Georgia to explore the “changing American South” via the Buford Highway, according to SFA, the region’s oldest and most diverse international corridor.   Continue reading

For Your Consideration: Chef’s Best

Rows and rows of yummy.

On Tuesday I was lucky enough to attend the 20th anniversary of Food & Friend’s annual fundraising gala, Chef’s Best Dinner & Auction.  A delicious event with over 55 local chefs tempting the crowd with bite size — and sometimes more than bite size –samples of their best.  Food & Friends commitment is to provide sound nutrition for children and adults living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening illnesses throughout the greater DC metro area.  This year, Food & Friends will deliver more than one million specialized meals to more than 2,800 individuals (that number does not include feeding those who attended Tuesday’s event). Continue reading