Monthly Archives: February 2012

strawberry chevy

No trip to Yuma is complete without multiple drives along Route 95. If we’re not cruising along before the sun has fully risen, we’re hurrying back to the hotel to wash off the day’s dust. The road is surrounded by … Continue reading

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notes from the road: burgers and beer

There aren’t many surprises when you’re having dinner at a place called Burgers and Beer. Gender equality is probably the only reason this place isn’t called “Manville”. I don’t know how many tvs they have, but I’d guess at least … Continue reading

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sunday lunch v. sunday breakfast

Let’s be honest – if this was a UFC fight, breakfast wouldn’t have made it past the first 20 seconds of round 1. After about 6+ hours in transit, and all of my breakfast budget spent on “My Week with … Continue reading

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sunday breakfast

You might be wondering what the hell I’m doing up so early on the weekend. (or you couldn’t care less, which is more likely) I’m on the road again, this time headed west. It’s Oscars night, darlings, what did you … Continue reading

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happy friday!

For all my pontificating, even I am liable to fall off the wagon every now and again. All I wanted from the pharmacy was a toothbrush, but then this caught my eye. What the hell is that? is what came … Continue reading

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bumpy hump day

Sometimes it’s easy to see why Wednesday is referred to as “hump day”. Traffic is a bitch. The oyster bar is slammed. So is the American place next door. The French spot has no seats open at the bar. When … Continue reading

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celebrations

I will never forget the first time I had donuts from Tarallucci e Vino. My friend Dena, who is one of the sweetest people you could ever be fortunate enough to have in your life, was preparing to celebrate her … Continue reading

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