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Happy Hour: Ode to Cheese

Happy Hour: Ode to Cheese

Some of my most lasting culinary tastes were formed during my time abroad in the United Kingdom.  Certainly my tea habit was developed in England, with my fondest food memories coming from high tea in Harrods and strawberry cream tea in Stratford-upon-Avon.  My current love of cheese grew from those…

Happy Hour:  A chain restaurant with promise.

Happy Hour: A chain restaurant with promise.

Normally, I stay away from national chain restaurants for a few reasons.  The food is usually mediocre,  unimaginative, and/or salt-laden, and the service is typically poor.  They emphasize quantity over quality.  There are a few exceptions, of course; and once in a while I’ll stumble upon a “new” chain that has…

Happy Hour:  One word:  Poutine.

Happy Hour: One word: Poutine.

  On occasion, I’ll post something food-related that doesn’t necessarily involve Happy Hour (HH).  Like the picture above.  Poutine made with duck fat fries, duck confit, duck gravy, melted Gruyère cheese, and chopped green onions.   This is the “small” portion at Victoria Gastro Pub in Columbia.  Needless to say,…

Happy Hour — Let’s Get Happy

Happy Hour — Let’s Get Happy

  My husband likes to eat cheap.  I like to eat well.  Between the two of us, we’ve discovered that we can get both via Happy Hour.  For the uninitiated, Happy Hour (HH) is a special offered at a restaurant or bar, usually in the late afternoon through early evening…