Archive for October 2011

Restaurant Challenge: Sola

Restaurant Challenge: Sola
Because I’m not allowed to tell you that my fiancé and I were coming from dance lessons (our attempt to avoid looking like fools during our first dance), I’ll just say we happened to be in the Lakeview neighborhood one Sunday and happened upon Hawaiian influenced Sola.  The stylish restaurant was busy at noon on... Read more »

Recipe: Health(ier) Banana Bread

Recipe: Health(ier) Banana Bread
This healthier version of the classic recipe is so moist and chalk full of great banana flavor, you’ll forget it’s made with whole-wheat flour and yogurt.  The bread is a great solution for those bananas that always seem to become just a little bit too ripe, and, if you don’t have time to make the... Read more »

Restaurant Challenge: Gyu-Kaku

Restaurant Challenge: Gyu-Kaku
It’s no secret that American restaurant chains have proliferated around the world.  McDonalds in Argentina, Starbucks in Japan, Subway in Prague, KFC in Ecuador, and, of course, the list goes on.  So, it’s refreshing in some odd way, almost like getting what we deserve, when foreign restaurant chains come to the States.  And one of... Read more »
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