Posts Tagged ‘macarons’

snapshots from girls’ weekend in DC

FroZen Yo, Washington DC

Self-serve froyo @ FroZen Yo

FroZen Yo, Washington DC

red velvet + cookies & cream froyo w/ kiwis, strawberries, & blueberries

Current Sushi, Washington DC

the Green Velvet roll @ Current Sushi

Bread & Chocolate, Washington DC

brunch @ Bread & Chocolate

Bread & Chocolate, Washington DC

portobello + sundried tomato pesto omelette + mini hash brown (latke?)

Sequoia, Washington DC

pretty molded butter @ Sequoia

Sequoia, Washington DC

tuna tartare

Sequoia, Washington DC

thai painted grilled salmon w/ wasabi mashed potatoes + glazed carrots

Sequoia, Washington DC

vanilla gelato + macaron

boats on the Potomac

the kennedy center

Kennedy Center

boats on the Potomac

Foodday

Yesterday we (s, b, and I) devoted an entire day to food. It wasn’t Friday, it was Foodday.

First off, to the Maplewood Theater to see Julie and Julia.

Meryl Streep was excellent. Amy Adams was annoying. But I guess you can’t help but be annoying if you’re portraying a neurotic, whiny, purposeless, twenty-something woman. Anyway, it was a movie about FOOD BLOGGING.

Then we went to the Millburn Whole Foods, to eat at the attached restaurant, Osteria. The food was great and not too expensive, but there wasn’t much of an ambiance (it was more café than restaurant, and the exposed-pipe ceiling caused the room to be extremely echo-y).

My "Squash Gondolas" (squash stuffed with grains and roasted vegetables)

My "Squash Gondolas" (squash stuffed with grains and roasted vegetables)

B's "Fresh Local Tonarelli"

B's "Fresh Local Tonarelli"

S's "Crepe Manicotti"

S's "Crepe Manicotti"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After dinner, we let ourselves loose in the grocery store. How I love you Whole Foods, even though you are way beyond my budget.

 

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We were so excited about this beautiful chocolate (except for B, who prefers vanilla) untill we realized that it wasn’t $6 a pound, it was $6 a piece.

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They had a hydroponic greenhouse!!! I am a complete sucker for hydroponics.

 

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Look at all that cool yogurt. I love yogurt.

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They had macarons, too. But they didn’t look very fresh, so we passed on that. Besides, they misspelled macarons. Macarons are french confections, macaroons are made of coconut.

 

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And I got the cutest Sigg bottle ever, just in time for tennis season. It’s Peter Rabbit themed, and soo cute it makes my teeth hurt.

Our Foodday coming to a close, we reluctantly left Whole Foods and headed for home, stopping for gelato in Westfield. That stop somehow turned into a three-hour sit on a bench outside of Westfield, watching the world pass by. Like Paris, but less classy. (I’ll spare you the pictures).

We stumbled home sometime around midnight.