Insight

Thoughts, opinions, and ideas about all things food and drink.

My Picks for The Very Best Happy Hour Spots in Austin

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 | 0 comments

My Picks for The Very Best Happy Hour Spots in Austin

Happy hour was a novel thing for me when I moved to Austin. See, due to stupid BC liquor laws, it’s illegal to mark drinks down by time of day in Vancouver. Naturally, I’ve been taking full advantage of discounted drinks here ever since.

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2012 Rocked Because of You

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 | 0 comments

2012 Rocked Because of You
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Ugly Photos of my Swollen Face – What am I Reacting to?

Posted by on Sep 28, 2012 | 60 comments

Ugly Photos of my Swollen Face – What am I Reacting to?

These are probably the ugliest photos that you’ll ever see of me but I don’t really care right now.  For the past few months, my face has been swelling up mysteriously.  Namely, my eyes and lips have swelled up at alarming rates without warning.

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Why Mixologists Suck and a Hilarious Video

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 | 2 comments

Why Mixologists Suck and a Hilarious Video

This morning, while still in my sweaty pilates gear, I discovered a video that made me fall down laughing. My abs got a second workout from watching this.

It’s called Mixologist by Fog and Smog, the same talent behind the viral Wholefoods Parking Lot music video. 

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Chef in Residence by Butter on the Endive in Vancouver

Posted by on Jun 5, 2012 | 2 comments

Chef in Residence by Butter on the Endive in Vancouver

Every so often, a dining opportunity arises that actually excites me and it’s rarely in a restaurant setting.  Good food comes easily in Vancouver but genuinely engaging culinary experiences are few and far between.

Owen Lightly of Butter on the Endive is the brains and hands behind Chef in Residence: a Collaborative Food Project that took place in May. 

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Best Natural Way to Trap and Kill Fruit Flies with Vinegar

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 | 8 comments

Best Natural Way to Trap and Kill Fruit Flies with Vinegar

With fresh fruits and vegetables come the dreaded fruit flies.  These teeny tiny buggers aren’t harmful but they do multiply and are highly irritating.  When the weather turned warm, we noticed more and more flying around in our kitchen.  I used a very simple and all natural method to trap and kill them. 

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