This absolutely adorable shabby chic’ed out restaurant is called Nectar; it is a juice bar, cafe, and brunch spot in downtown Lewes. Pretty much everyone got The Breakfast Sandwich which is eggs, ham, bacon, tomato, and mustard mayo on a multi-grain croissant. It was good but I don’t know if I’ve ever had an earth shattering … Continue reading Nectar
My husbands family LOVES Lewes, DE so we went down for a little “daycation.” We started out the day going to a Touch of Italy for lunch. We had two house Antipasti platters with two types of hard cheese (a version of pecorino romano, the Grand Cru and a Fontinella), prosciutto, capicolla, sopresatta, olives, sundried … Continue reading A Touch of Italy
For our daycation we stayed at the Dogfish Inn which was pretty nice but a bit expensive for a motel (it was basically a motel). We went to the brewery after lunch then tried to go to Agave for dinner but there was a 4 hour wait so we ended up going to Dogfish Brewpub which … Continue reading Dogfish Head Brewpub
For Valentine’s Day this year I decided to make David “breakfast in bed” although it actually wasn’t in bed, that way he had time to work up an appetite. I tried to recreate the Toad in the Hole at Honey’s so first I had to make Challah (great tutorial). I haven’t done it in like 5 … Continue reading Challah !
We live down in South Philly in the East Passyunk area and they have their own Restaurant Week separate from center city. Our first year doing this was this year although we have eaten at a few places on the Ave on our own, we picked FOND. I started with the scallop in sun choke … Continue reading East Passyunk Restaurant Week
This one will be short and sweet. My husband had some friends in town for work and I had a friend in town from Belgium so naturally when we heard there were a few Shabu Shabu places in Philly we took them to one. Shabu Shabu is a hot pot meal where you typically have very … Continue reading Simply Shabu
In honor of St Valentine this year the hubbie and I dined at Umai Umai in Fairmount. We picked sushi because I was still finishing off the elimination diet and still had many restrictions. We started with the Tuna Bimbim which was pickled daikon & carrot, marinated spinach, egg yolk, kizami nori, ginger-soy, cooked tableside. … Continue reading Valentine’s in the Raw