Restaurant Review: Jyoti Indian Cuisine

Restaurant Grade: ★ ★ ★ Type of cuisine: Indian What I ate: For appetizers, chicken wing with Indian curry seasoning sauce and a spinach samosa with a spicy sauce. For dinner, chicken saag with paratha. How I would describe the meal: spicy, too much heat, too powerful Who I went with: My sister Lauren, my mom, myContinue reading “Restaurant Review: Jyoti Indian Cuisine”

Restaurant Review: takeout from The Poppyseed Restaurant

Restaurant grade: ★★★★ How I would describe this meal: fresh ingredients, affordable What I ate: Artichoke dip with pita chips for an appetizer. Chicken artichoke four cheese pasta for my meal. Who I ate with: My mom The restaurant atmosphere: Casual What I liked about this dish: Beautiful sized artichokes with the dinner! What IContinue reading “Restaurant Review: takeout from The Poppyseed Restaurant”

‘A Chef’s Life’ Highlighted in WNY Blog

“I am happy to show exactly who I am through my blog. I am a woman with Down syndrome and I want to be heard. I want people to be themselves and be inspired.” – Chef Genevieve Read now: Genevieve Presents “A Chef’s Life” Check out this blog post about A Chef’s Life from PersonContinue reading “‘A Chef’s Life’ Highlighted in WNY Blog”

A note to our readers on International Women’s Day

Dear readers, Yesterday we celebrated International Women’s Day with all of the incredible women around the world! We feel lucky to have each other as sisters and to have so many powerful women role models in our lives, including our mom, our aunts, our grandmas, our cousins, and our friends. We wanted to write toContinue reading “A note to our readers on International Women’s Day”

Restaurant Review: Pearl Street Grill and Brewery

Restaurant Grade: ★ ★ ★ ★ Type of cuisine: All-American What I ate: A shrimp caesar salad How I would describe the meal: earthy, organic, and hearty Who I went with: My dad, my Uncle Dan, and Michelle What I liked about this meal: The lettuce was really fresh. I think they actually stored it properlyContinue reading “Restaurant Review: Pearl Street Grill and Brewery”

Restaurant Review: The Poked Yolk

Restaurant grade: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Type of cuisine: American What I ate: Breakfast burrito with egg, chorizo, onion, red and green peppers inside. Sour cream, salsa, and breakfast potatoes on the side. How I would describe the meal: quick, yummy, tasty Who I went with: My mom and Aunt “Deb” Debbie What I liked about this meal:Continue reading “Restaurant Review: The Poked Yolk”

Recipe: Firecracker Shrimp with Bang Bang Sauce

Recipe grade: ★★★★★ I first discovered this recipe at the Skunk and Goat Tavern in northeast Pennsylvania while getting my culinary certificate at Mercyhurst University! – Chef Genevieve The dish in three words: spicy, fantastic, easy-to-make Cooking Partner: My mom What I liked about this recipe: It is a good combo all together. The bangContinue reading “Recipe: Firecracker Shrimp with Bang Bang Sauce”

Restaurant Review: Waterstone Grill

Restaurant grade: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  Type of cuisine: High casual What I ate: pan seared jumbo sea scallops, green beans, and saffron risotto How I would describe the meal: fabulous!!! Who I went with: My dad and my cousin Eric What I liked about this meal: The scallops were well seasoned and had a good sauce. TheContinue reading “Restaurant Review: Waterstone Grill”

Restaurant Review: Olive Garden

Restaurant grade: B Type of cuisine: Italian What I ate: Salad, breadsticks, and gluten-free rotini with cheesy marinara sauce and chicken Three words to describe the meal: Good, slippery, definitely delicious Who I went with: My mom and my friend Deja What I liked about this meal: It’s good for gluten-free people who love pasta.Continue reading “Restaurant Review: Olive Garden”