Two things happened this week: the cilantro went into bloom and the carrot tops grew taller than the yardstick. Keeping that in mind, and not feelin’ like watching yet another Lakers playoff game with Mr. RGBistro, I went to my stack of checked-out library books for some inspiration. About 2 minutes into my search, I […]
We. Heart. Spring. And the new ranunculus garden. !!!!! Here’s a few Springtime at the RGB photos: Little fern leaves… uncurling their way into April. Anyone have any idea what this is? It’s lived here longer than we have; we have no clue what it is, but it’s beautiful! Diana Princess of Wales […]
It’s another cold drizzly day at the RGB. That’s code-word for soup. Today’s winner: beef pho (fuh). I’ve been craving pho all week (this always happens when I overindulge on American dairy and sweets), so we raided the local 99 Ranch Market yesterday to make a pot full. While I’m waiting for my mom to […]
It’s raining; it’s pouring… and our ‘lil dog is snoring (and eating ornaments off the Christmas tree).
When I think about college, I often think about 146 Esplanade; the place where I became an adult. It was during this time in my life that I was also addicted to study breaks at The Olive Garden. My druge of choice: bread sticks and zuppa toscana. I had to have it. all. the. time. […]
Over breakfast one morning, one of us read a Los Angeles Times restaurant review for Marché Moderne in Costa Mesa, California. Our first thought was, “huh, a restaurant in the middle of the mall?” Since we had tickets to an upcoming ballet performance at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, and were looking for a […]
When there’s a surplus of produce lying around, especially when the leftover goods were intended for another purpose (last week’s Coq Au Vin and Boeuf Bourguignon), one of my favorite things to do is make soup. The elements are simple: broth, vegetables, aromatics and protein. The possibilities: endless. Because we have a sicky sicky in the house, here […]