I was in Texas at the beginning of March for sxsw. And one morning as I was clinging to life, I discovered cappuccino. I’m now obsessed. Make your 1990′s jokes. I’ll wait. Sadly, I’ve yet to find one as delicious as the one below. I think that happens a lot when the romanticism of traveling blurs all of your senses. Cappuccino should be enjoyed slowly. Actually, most well-crafted coffee should be enjoyed sitting and sipping and appreciating. Not poured into a to-go cup to be guzzled down. But I had business to take care of in the library so… Read More →
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 →
Pittsburgh Chef’s Table, our newest book featuring the best chefs and best recipes in the ‘Burgh, is released on December 17, 2013. But YOU can get a book early at our Launch Party on Saturday, December 7! The details: Saturday, December 7, 2013 7 PM Marty’s Market $40 tickets on sale here A signed, fresh copy of Pittsburgh Chef’s Table is included in the ticket price. And that is not all, folks. You know what else you will receive? EVERYTHING THAT IS GOOD: – Delicious food from Marty’s Market – Dancing with the best DJ in the land, DJ Soulstrings**… Read More →
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