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Food with Padma Lakshmi

In an effort to watch less TV and feel marginally more intellectual, a few of my friends and I started a book club. Once every month or so we get together after work, order some drinks, and talk about a book. We’ve done everything from the more highbrow All the Light We Cannot See to a one called Retail Hell. I can relate to the latter more than I would care to admit. Falling somewhere in the middle is Padma Lakshmi’s relatively new book. Continue reading

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Feeling the Greatest in Las Vegas

Just about¬†everything in Vegas is fake. The Beatles that rock out during LOVE every night at the Mirage; the statues of Caesar around his “Palace”; the waterfalls that surround the pools; even a few of the top floors of the … Continue reading

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Dinner at Papa Grandes (Fenwick Island, DE)

I’m a Maryland girl. That means I know a lot about things like Old Bay, crab cakes, and snow cones, but that my knowledge is lacking in areas such as authentic Mexican food and what a real Texas steak should … Continue reading

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Finding the Wine Arena of Argentina

There are many things in which I am confident: my ability to finish a 500-page book in a day, the skill with which I can apply a liquid lipstick, and my capability of making an awesome cheese ball for holiday … Continue reading

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Foodie Fashion: Bite Beauty

Hello, my name is Jaleh, and I am addicted to lipstick. That might seem like an odd statement to make on a blog devoted to food and wine, but I promise, there is a reason. When I first realized I … Continue reading

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Recipe: Crab Puffs

For all my tattoos, Doctor Who marathons, and general desire to make my own decisions about my life, the one thing I probably would have succeed at in the 1950’s would have been cooking. While the chef craze is at … Continue reading

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Foodie Fashion: Cupcake Cuties

Having worked in an environment that is all about fashion for a year now, I’ve come to appreciate an industry that used to be¬†as important to me as the next Superbowl. Three years ago, I probably would have asked if … Continue reading

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