Please tell me that summer isn’t over!

If it must come to an end, I can’t think of a better way to enjoy the long weekend than celebrating with friends; sitting by the pool and sipping cocktails. Oh and of course, eating amazing foods.

 

Labor Day Weekend Eats

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Victors 1959 cafe diners drive ins and dives

restaurant: victors 1959 cafe

We are actually making a dent in our Diners, Drive-In’s & Dives restaurant list here in Minneapolis. Let me tell you, it hasn’t been exactly easy, the list is rather lengthy, but slowly but surely we’ve been making our way around town. I have to admit it has been rather fun! The latest crossed off

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4th of july food

4th of july food

I’ll be working in Florida this weekend at the Gluten Intolerance Group Conference, but hopefully most of you will be celebrating the 4th with a long weekend, delicious eats and maybe a fun summer cocktail or two! 4th of July food is a must, right? Which is why I’ve compiled this list of some of

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morning coffee

daily eats: 5.28.11

I have to admit, I kind of love doing the daily eats posts from time to time – I hope you do too! Weekends are often quite different in terms of eating for me…no 6am yoga (thankfully!), breakfasts at home, hopefully made by the Taster and perhaps one my favorite things? Coffee out of a

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cucumber, basil & mint cocktail

cucumber, basil and mint vodka spritzer

Today I have a fabulous cocktail recipe for you all –  because I’m thinking its about time for summer cocktails on the patio. This weekend is the official beginning to summer, right? I am honestly not a huge “cocktail” drinker, but if it involves cucumbers, my interest is piqued. My interest was more than piqued

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salut restaurant

restaurant: salut bar americain

Brunch at Salut is anything but bacon and eggs, although if that is what you are in the mood for, it can certainly be worked out. I had always heard good things about Salut and on Easter Sunday we took the leap. Crab Cakes Benedict can sell the Taster on anything, I swear. Perhaps I

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prosecco, asian prosecco

annie chun’s dinner party

This dinner party started like all of the other dinner parties I have. With prosecco. Prosecco with ume plum wine to be exact.  I was lucky enough to participate in an Annie Chun’s Dinner Party, which meant I was to host an Asian Dinner Party, choosing between Korean, Thai or Chinese fare. I decided to go

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