From global phenomenon to highly sought-after
“secret,” Dîner en Blanc returns to Philadelphia this summer for an
unforgettable evening of elegance, beauty and magic. On Thursday,
August 22, 2013, twenty-three hundred participants will celebrate and
re-purpose a highly-visible public space by enjoying a night filled Read More…
Kraft is under attack from One Million Moms, the group who boycotted JCPenny for their selection of Ellen DeGeneres as a spokesperson.
The One Million Moms are calling this ad by Kraft “disgusting”.
In other news, gyms across the country are reporting better than expected Father’s Day sales in 2013 as One Million Moms are buying One Million Dads gym memberships and are forcing the Dads to workout and get rock hard abs. The Moms are accomplishing this by boycotting coitus. The gyms are reporting that the increased earnings are coming from funds normally set aside for Kraft food purchases.
In an unrelated topic, the U.S. is expected to experience an increase in births by approximately 1,000,000 over the next year to 16 months, at which point, Kraft will be launching their newest line of baby formula.
…because 3 personal trainers took me there, these trainers all had bangin bodies, so I was all like, “Hell yeah, this is a great place to eat!”
However, as I approached the area to order, I was overwhelmed, it’s really confusing on how you order, there’s all these photos showing food, but nothing is really clear.
Honestly, here’s what I know:
- It’s a Korean style of eating
- You can get them hot or cold
- It’s a mix of salad, protein and rice
- You can select what salads toppings
- I think there’s a dressing
- They serve the dish in the photo with a spoon…?
Ok, so it’s confusing to order, there’s hot, there’s cold, there’s rice or no rice, but after you make your way through all of that [ps the language barrier with the Asian ladies behind the counter doesn't help at all.....] it’s tastes pretty good.
I don’t even remember the name of the dish I ordered and I couldn’t find it on their website because – they dont have a site.
Brace yourself, the Koreanean (sp?) bowl with multigrain rice (extra $1.50) and extra meat (extra $3.00) with an iced tea and tax was $16.50. Now, I’m sorry, but that’s a nice dinner, not a lunch.
Good food, but at that price, I’ll pass.
A majority of the world looks at spring as a time of rebirth, the return of the Robin, the first Crocus blooming, and warmer temperatures. Then there’s the body dysmorphic world [my world], the onset of spring sends them screaming to the gym dropping leaf lettuce from salad bowls as they run. Cleaning up the diet, sweeping away the Christmas cookies; the New Year’s treats; the Valentine’s Day candy; and finally, the Easter Candy. Making amends for all the empty calories consumed that were safely hidden under the protective covering of bulky sweaters and layers. It’s time to pay recompense to the idealistic Greco-Roman body type and begin the slow process of eliminating literally everything good from one’s meal plan while simultaneously submitting to the masochistic demands of fitness professionals that are paid top dollar! Read More…
brunch in eraserhood
As my neighborhood continues to grow there’s more and more great spots to choose from for a good brunch. While Cafe Lift was the first to pop up in the desolate industrial ‘hood, there’s a few new spots that have popped up in the past few years. Llama Tooth Cafe is on Spring Garden between 10th and 11th.
My friend Bowman and I hit it up for a brunch this weekend. They have a limited brunch menu: french toast, eggs your way, and “llama-tatas”, haha. They also offer their regular pub-style menu during brunch and an extensive beer menu.
I think the brunch menu could have a few more “fun” brunch selections: eggs benny, pancakes, or maybe huevos rancheros? The llama-tata and homefries were good [i had swiss, mushroom and arugula] I opted for a light brunch and not the stuffed french toast. I want to go back for their Mojo Cuban 11 Sandwich or one of their Mac-n-Cheese selections. If you look at their regular menu – it’s really creative and cool, I’d love to see that creativity in their brunch menu.
They have a great outdoor dining area enclosed by painted murals. The outdoor environment was really nice, I’d go back to be able to eat outside and to try the Stuffed French Toast [peanut butter & jelly with fried banana] maybe after a 15 mile bike ride. hahaha.
The epic struggle – enjoy something delicious that tastes amazing and won’t leave this gay boy gasping for air as he button flyes his jeans.
Well, I ‘ve found it! On Gray’s Ferry Avenue of all places. It’s not really a unicorn, as we all know unicorns don’t really exist, but a sweet, delicious treat really does!
The Igloo features frozen, soft serve Greek Yogurt, that the serve with warm honey and granola! BAM! 4 oz of the yogurt is 120 calories with 15 grams of protein. Go gently on the honey and granola and you can be guilt free in your skinny jeans.
Grand Re-Opening of Philadelphia Location
I was 16. A fledgling gay on my pilgrimage to the holy land, and by holy land, I of course mean New York City. I was closeted and with my ultra conservative christian, republican cousin Beth. Ahh, good times. But I digress. After a day of shopping at Bloomies we had to replenish ourselves and what better place than the hottest, coolest, hippest restaurant ever – Hard Rock Cafe. By the way, it was 1986.
Recently, I was invited to the Grand ReOpening of their Market Street location here in Philly and after the fishy tasting shrimp and soggy Philly Cheesesteak Egg Roll, I decided that The Hard Rock Cafe peaked in the 80′s. They do however, get an honorable mention for the mini cheesecakes.