[Marcus Aurelius] “You have proved your valor yet again Maximus. Let us hope for the last time.” [Maximus] “There is no one left to fight sire.” [Marcus Aurelius] “There is always someone left to fight.” Gladiator
Dark. Earthy. Soft small pieces were hidden in the darkness. Spread on a ribeye steak the additional flavors made for one of the best steaks I’ve had. I became addicted to ribeye steaks with wild mushroom sauce on a trip to Portland a decade ago. Portland was a bit far to go for steak so […]
Liberty Station. Place was a Marine base most of my life. I never gave it much thought. I never gave it much thought after it was redeveloped and turned into shops and houses. I was excited to visit when I got the email there was going to be a Taste of Liberty Station yelp event. […]
Once upon a time there was a huge grill sending smoke into the air. A signal to the hungry that lemongrass chicken was ready to be consumed. The line was long at lunch but I’d go early as the first batch was coming off the grill. Chicken was delicious with the smoky flavor from the […]
The Tiki torches, the white linen table cloth, the card and flowers on the table, the smiling hostess, the gregarious waiter all made me feel welcome, just like in Hawaii. :>) Think I hear a waterfall in the background.
We parked in a 15 minute zone so we could walk up to the official booth to get our ticket. I’ve never been so this was exciting for me. Each participating restaurant offers one item from their menu to sample, a few offered two items. So basically you walk through Little Italy to each restaurant […]