Writing about Ace Biscuit and Barbecue

I’ve posted before about Ace Biscuit and Barbecue and their wonderful food and the funky vibe, but it wasn’t until this morning* that it struck me how special of a restaurant it is, especially in the larger scheme of American restaurants and American food.  We’re so spoiled here in Charlottesville to have small-scale, local restaurants … Continue reading

Foods from the Past: Updated French Toast

Before I started eating Paleo, one of my favorite breakfasts was French toast.  I didn’t really enjoy plain toast or just toast with jelly, because even then, I was all about how much filling or toppings one food vessel could hold.  And oddly, I always found the softer, moister wheat items more appealing: like the … Continue reading

Glorious Breakfast

Just this morning I prepared what I must consider one of the most glorious, gorgeous breakfasts of all time.  It was simply a leftover hamburger topped with fried eggs and sauteed swiss chard, but somehow it evolved into something stunning and gormet-looking.  And I managed to this on a school-day morning, no less! It began … Continue reading

Weekend Breakfast: Vegetables and Eggs

Having a great breakfast is like a ritual for me.  Even if it means that I might be late for class, I will not compromise having a nutritious and filling breakfast.  It sets me up for having a good day and feeling great and continuing to eat well for the rest of the day.  Much … Continue reading

Buttermilk Pancakes

Do you know how sometimes you just get this craving for certain home-y foods?  Well, it had never happened before, but being away at college made me crave pancakes all of a sudden, and with no mom there to whip up a batch for me, I had to learn to make them myself.  I of … Continue reading

Happy Egg Yolks

I wanted to share a quick breakfast from earlier this week.  It’s a toasted leftover bagel with butter (not particularly interesting, I know) with a fried egg.  This wouldn’t have really been worth sharing if it hadn’t been for the beautiful egg yolk.  I think it might be the brightest egg I’ve ever seen.  It’s … Continue reading