Recipe: Spinach Artichoke Dip with a Christmas Tree Crust

“Good as an appetizer for special events. It’s a hit!” – Chef Genevieve Recipe grade: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The recipe in three words: delicious, flavorful, and festive! Where I discovered it: Weight Watcher’s app for the spinach artichoke dip and YouTube for the Christmas tree Cooking Partner: My mom What I liked aboutContinue reading “Recipe: Spinach Artichoke Dip with a Christmas Tree Crust”

Restaurant Review: Taste Bistro and Coffee Bar

Restaurant Grade: ★ ★ ★ ★ Type of cuisine: American The restaurant atmosphere: Casual What I ate: chicken caesar salad and hot cocoa How I would describe the restaurant: comfortable, mellow, classic, old-fashioned style Who I went with: my friend Ellen What I liked about this meal: The service is amazing! The salad is outstanding! What IContinue reading “Restaurant Review: Taste Bistro and Coffee Bar”

Restaurant Review: Purple Patch

“I will eat Filipino food again – I love it so far!” – Chef Genevieve Restaurant Grade: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Type of cuisine: Filipino American How I discovered it: my sister Lauren recommended it What I ate: As appetizer, fried brussel sprouts with parmesan cheese, chives, and bacon on the side. For dinner, sisig burritoContinue reading “Restaurant Review: Purple Patch”

Recipe: Cilantro Lime Chicken Rice Bowl with Corn Shell Taco Boats

“Perfect for Mexican night!” – Chef Genevieve Recipe grade: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The recipe in three words: tasty, salty, veggie-based Where I discovered it: Volunteering at Hearts for the Homeless with Chef Stacy Cooking Partner: My mom What I liked about this recipe: The taco boat: perfect! I love the flavor on theContinue reading “Recipe: Cilantro Lime Chicken Rice Bowl with Corn Shell Taco Boats”

Restaurant Review: Glen Park Tavern

Restaurant Grade: ★ ★ ★ ★ Type of cuisine: American What I ate: Pita garlic chips with spinach artichoke dip, cajun cod, pasta salad, and french fries How I would describe the restaurant: bar-like, clean, modern era, sporty Who I went with: my mom and grandma to celebrate their October birthdays! What I liked about this meal:Continue reading “Restaurant Review: Glen Park Tavern”

Restaurant Review: The DINER

Restaurant Grade: ★ ★ ★ ★ Type of cuisine: American comfort food How I discovered it: my sister’s idea What I ate: Western omelette, whole wheat toast, home fries, and hot chocolate How I would describe the meal: delicious, yummy, and awesome Who I went with: my mom and sister What I liked about this meal: theContinue reading “Restaurant Review: The DINER”

Restaurant Review: Hofbräuhaus

“Don’t change a thing about the sausages and sauerkraut! Perfect!” – Chef Genevieve Restaurant Grade: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Type of cuisine: German What I ate: Roasted chicken sausages with sides of sauerkraut and mashed potatoes. I shared a pretzel with cheese sauce and vegan schnitzel with my mom. We got black forest gateau to-go forContinue reading “Restaurant Review: Hofbräuhaus”