Author: Dara

Food and Drink

Taking It Too Far? Enter Bakon Vodka

I cant decide how I feel about the food and beverage industry lately. They are either exceptionally brilliant or exceptionally bored. Case and point: bacon flavored vodka. I really thought we were done with the whole bacon-is-better mentality (and I am usually bacon's biggest supporter), but I just dont get this. I […]

Food and Drink

What IS this GM Diet??

I know there hasn't been much going on here lately, and for that I apologize, but occasionally something so ridiculous comes along that I feel I have to address it. It's called the GM Diet, and if you're anything like me, your mind will go straight to cars. And you would be correct […]

Foodie Fun

Ode To Peanut Butter

It's a gloomy day here at work…so to brighten the mood I have written a silly (and incredibly corny) little poem about one of my favorite foods…enjoy!! Ode To Peanut Butter Smooth and creamy And oh so right You satisfy cravings With your nutty bite You mate with jelly And mambo […]

Foodie Fun

NYC Winter Restaurant Week 2009

So it's that time of year again. Time when I make the false statement about how I want to start eating healthy (being that it's a new year and all) and then…Restaurant Week appears and it all goes to shit. Shocking. It could be that I have no real intentions of […]


Top Chef Loves Tomatoes, Hates Deviled Eggs

Considering I haven't written on here in quite a know I feel strongly about this. There is almost nothing I look forward to more during the week than Wednesday night - plopping down on my couch with some form of snack and watching Top Chef. But I must admit, last night's episode pissed me off. […]

Food and Drink

99 Miles to Philly Open in Midtown

So the other day I'm walking down 52nd street and I notice that my reliable greasy burger joint "ZipBurger" has been shut down and replaced with "99 Miles to Philly," a cheesesteak chain from downtown. Needless to say, I was both sad and elated at the same time. I have always thought […]