I never make New Year’s resolutions. Mainly, because I have a tendency to not follow through with them. This year I made one: Take one day off every month to do things I wanted to do, not had to do. Like any procrastinator worth their salt, I started a month late (and posted two month’s late). Welcome to Julia’s Day Off… the February edition. I’ve always wanted a butcher. It seemed so romantic and old timey. I could say things like, “Well, my butcher told me…” and “Go see my butcher…” I set out on my first “Me” day off… Read More →
Mandy and Julia ate the best sushi of their lives.
Thai Cuisine gets a fancy new update
I have a love/hate relationship with all kinds of yogurt. Actually it’s more of a hate relationship. I regularly try and force myself to like regular yogurt and if you’re going to offer me a cold treat it better be ice cream. Basically, I approach yogurt like a child would: it has to have lots of sugar in it for me to consider it as an option. Oh! Yogurt is a newer addition to Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield and despite living blocks away, yesterday was my first time visiting. Nothing like enjoying fro-yo when it’s freezing out! Hightop tulip tables, lucite chairs,… Read More →
Yes, you read that right. Pickle. Shots. If you like: -Pickles; -Shots; -All of the Above; or -None of the Above, then you should definitely try this shot at least once. The traditional pickle shot consists of a shot of vodka, Ketel One in the above photo, and a separate shot of pickle juice. If vodka isn’t your cup of tea, Jameson is your next best option. However, I was advised by bar patrons that you can pick any liquor available to take with your pickle shot, though vodka and Jameson are the most popular. So, if you head to Sonny’s… Read More →