My life is awesome. Sometimes I have to smack myself to remember this is all real – I eat and drink for a living, and there is nothing that compares to this as a lifestyle.
It all whizzes by too quickly; I’ll have an incredible meal that’s bangin’ from the appetizers to the conversation to the cocktails and it’s forgotten as soon as the next meal rolls around.
Before this summer comes to a close (can you believe it’s AUGUST?), I wanted to at least document some of the amazing repasts I’ve enjoyed just in the last 30 days. I’d love to hear or see pics of what YOUR favorite meal of July was. Tweet me @ECava and tag it #HDMoment so I can see!
Or… come meet me in person Friday night and make new food (and cocktail) memories! Get a ticket for Midnight Brunch in Brooklyn featuring a midnight movie screening in our own private theater.
On with our show …
Mapo Tofu at Cafe China (Manhattan), Aug. 2012
Red Velvet Waffles and Chicken, SoCo (Brooklyn), Aug. 2012
Buckboard Bacon Melt with Collard Greens, Cochon Butcher (New Orleans), July 2012
Garlic fried Tofu with Scallions, Tamarind and Sriracha Sauce, cooked myself at home (Brooklyn), July 2012
Plate piled high with roast pork, potato salad, baked beans and pickled veggies. Pig & Punch (New Orleans), July 2012
Lobster Dinner – Saturday Night Special, Back Forty West, July 2012
Papri Chaat, AKA “Indian Nachos,” Bollywood Theater (Portland, OR), July 2012
Fried Oysters, Clyde Common (Portland, OR), July 2012
Seared scallops over romesco sauce and grilled scallions, Riffle NW (Portland, OR), July 2012
Haagen-Dazs Strawberry ice cream and Vanilla/Dark Chocolate Ice Cream bars, my freezer (Brooklyn), July 2012
I wish I had done a photo diary in June, too … I love looking back and remembering where I was when I was eating all these things and remembering the people I share these moments with. Should I do a photo recap like this every month? Let me know in the comments.
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