Light the tiki torches and head on down to Trader Vic’s for brunch! That’s exactly what we did on a rainy Sunday morning…well, sans torches. (We didn’t want to scare the other patrons.) Known for fabulous tropical libations, Trader Vic’s is now known by this hash aficionado for their tasty Confit Duck Hash and a truly […]
Hash Chapstick®. Say what? Is this a Napoleon Dynamite hashcapade? No, it’s the caffeine-fueled musings of my posse during a recent hash extravaganza at Blue Pig Cafe. You see, we were continuing our brainstorming session for new ways to re-purpose potato hash. Unfortunately, we crossed over into a surreal culinary experiment gone wrong. Fortunately, it […]
Trout Hash, Vegan Hash and Sausage & Sage Hash – have I died and gone to heaven? No, but I’ve found hashcapade heaven-on-earth at Cafe Nell! Neatly tucked away and far from the madding crowd on northwest 23rd, Cafe Nell is simply lovely. Let’s step inside.
I’m honored to introduce Mary Rarick, one of my dear friends and the person who introduced me to Twitter! In her “nano-bio” Mary describes herself as “a Twitterholic and foodie who abides in the ‘burbs’ with her family. She can be found hawking books at SMObooks.com or cultivating social media conversations at BcauseMedia.com.” I just […]
When I first saw the name of this restaurant, my mind scrambled it and the word, coquette, came to mind – suggestive, eyelash-batting flirting. But no, it’s cocotte, which is French for (among other things) an individual casserole baking dish. Personally, the flirting is more apt because their libations and pork confit hash were flirting with […]