Category Archives: Dining out

Fusilli with pesto 12/20/22

We were supposed to be having chicken Marsala with mashed potatoes and broccoli tonight but I looked up from wrapping presents and it was after 6 PM and that dinner idea was out the window. Pasta with a cube of … Continue reading

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Lunch out. 11/15/21

On Monday John and I went up to Wine Country to pick out some wine for Thanksgiving. It was great fun chatting with the winery workers and trying sips of different wines that they thought would be good. Afterwards we … Continue reading

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Tasty lunch in Valletta, Malta 10/9/21

One day while we were on Malta we had a lunch at a seaside restaurant. I was expecting something pretty ho-hum since we were with a tour group but the lunch turned out to be way beyond my expectations. Seriously, … Continue reading

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Greetings from Zadar, Croatia. 10/8/21

I have been away for almost three weeks now and I have to admit that I am missing my usual routine. Making up my menu, shopping for the week, and cooking every night is what I like to do. I … Continue reading

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Anniversary dining out. 7/15/21

Thursday John and I went out to celebrate being married for 49 years. The actual date is Saturday and we will continue celebrating then as well. We did not actual have a wedding but eloped instead finding a Justice of … Continue reading

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Out to lunch – Togarashi ahi tuna. 5/20/21

Yesterday we met up with some old friends whom we have not seen since pre-pandemic. We went to a restaurant overlooking SF Bay and enjoyed the company and the view. From our seats we could see the Oakland Bay Bridge, … Continue reading

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Dining out – Bakersfield, CA. 4/30/21

This is our last dinner out before we are home tomorrow. We went to an Italian restaurant with the hopes of having eggplant parmesan, one of our real favorites. Unfortunately the restaurant pared down their menu after re-opening after the … Continue reading

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Dining out – better choices 4/27/21

One thing we were planning on doing during our road trip was to have picnics. That way we would have better control of the ingredients that would go in our lunches. In fact we even brought along a folding table … Continue reading

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Dining out – Grand Junction, CO and Moab, UT

I have been finding a few better choices for lunches and dinners. Here are some suggestions for you to try the next time you are faced with a restaurant decision. Corn tortilla grilled shrimp taco This salad was part of … Continue reading

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Dining out – Grand Junction, CO. 4/21/21

Now that we are in the land of more varied restaurant choices, we stopped at Pho 88 for a bowl of pho, a Vietnamese soup. It was good and filling but does not break the calorie bank. Beef pho with … Continue reading

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