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Filipino takeaway: Archipelago. Before COVID-19 hit, I had snagged a very hard to come by reservation at this well regarded restaurant with terribly limited seating. Alas….the reservation was cancelled so...

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Quarantine: Anelli with Roasted Cauliflower. Always surprised how good gluten free pasta can taste and this one was no exception. The highlight of the dish, however, was the roasted garlic...

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Quarantine: Orecchiette with Chicken Sausage. More pasta….it’s become a mainstay and go to during our time at home. Good thing there are dozens of different pastas and dozens, if not...

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Quarantine: Linguine Primavera with Asparagus and Peas. And another pasta dish….we do eat other cuisines but as mentioned before, there are many dozens of pastas with an equal number of...

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Quarantine: Shrimp and Rice Thai Curry Bowl. Another good choice while sheltering in place. This one is an example of a mild curry so it should be a acceptable to...

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Takeaway: Mean Sandwich. Still in Phase 1 so no restaurants are yet open for dining. This is a place that gets great reviews and has been on my list to...

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Quarantine: Love me some Brussel Sprouts. Another bowl and another keeper and it’s good for you to boot! The interplay of spices, sweetness from the squash and the added mouthfeel...

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Quarantine: Taco Torte. This is a keeper…..think multilayer lasagna filled instead with taco filling and tortilla instead of pasta. When first described, I was a bit skeptical but one taste...

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Quarantine: Halibut Bowl. Modification of the original recipe with a switch to Halibut…..what we had….instead of Salmon. The Halibut made it milder and Salmon would be a better choice if...

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Quarantine: Q on the Wire. Memorial day weather wasn’t very conducive to doing a bit of BBQ ribs on the grill but…why not? Picked up the ribs last minute at...

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Quarantine: Crispy Rice and Egg Bowl. Still basically on stay at home orders so we continue to try different food options to make daily life a bit more interesting. One...

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Quarantine: Niçoise salad. Still at home so pulling out more options for lunch…what should you have once you’ve had burgers, sandwiches, leftovers and chips and salsa? A Niçoise salad with...

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Quarantine: Brunch. Full plate brunch of eggs over easy…the only way to have them with….grits, homemade biscuits, bacon all rounded out by mimosas. Oh…I forgot the star of the plate….tomato...

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Quarantine: Chocolate chip cookies! No wheat flour….no problem! These are made from almond flour which gives them a unique flavor and consistency compared to the wheat variety. Should have no...

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Quarantine: Look what we found. Looking around for something to fill our carb requirement  and…..tucked away from immediate discovery…a stollen in the freezer from the holidays! This is a tried...

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Quarantine: Takeout or pickup. Here are links to previous reviews of places that have indicated, at the time of this post, that they are open during our stay at home...