Cookie Doughboys

January 27, 2013

in blogger meetup, dessert, restaurant, soup/stew

The sun finally came out again on Saturday, but I was still feeling under the weather.

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Took Julius for a walk and ate the other half of my Grape Nuts concoction, cold…

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…then rested myself until a 3pm Blogger/Reader meetup at Kitchen 24.

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I chose this place because they have a long-ass Happy Hour…

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…but I actually wouldn’t recommend coming with a group, as the bar gets pretty crowded, the waiter service is messy, and the parking situation is annoying. (There is validation, but only for an hour.)

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Also, there’s a weird food situation where you can’t get the $5 appetizer deals if you’re sitting in a booth, which we ended up doing.

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Still, it was fun – everyone from bloggers to readers to fashion designers! Leslie, Emily, Shelley, Amy, Tim, Megan, and Samantha.

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And look – the decor matched my jewelry!

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I wound up ordering the cupcake of the day – Cookie Dough…

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…it’s VERY HEAVY on the frosting – I’ve never experienced an icing-to-cake ratio like that before!

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Back home I dug into a care package delivery, very thoughtfully left on my porch from Christy

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…left the bread aside but polished off this entire pint from Doughboys.

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FYI – they make a really good Chicken Noodle Soup.

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Totally wiped from that little outing! Skipped a Girls Night Dinner and spent the rest of the night recovering in my sick bed.

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Kitchen 24 on Urbanspoon Doughboys Cafe & Bakery on Urbanspoon

{ 8 comments }

1 Leslie Durso January 27, 2013 at 4:59 pm

Such a fun meet-up! I really enjoyed meeting everyone! And Lynn, I’m going to veganize that cupcake for you ;) Hope you are feeling better!

2 Ellen January 27, 2013 at 11:53 pm

Aw, wish I hadn’t missed the gathering! I ended up with not one but two rehearsals…perhaps happy hour at the Well next time? If we did an evening event they have happy hour til nine!

3 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet January 28, 2013 at 12:02 am

Sounds great! Would love it if you’d help make it happen!

4 Ellen January 28, 2013 at 10:48 pm

Putting it on my to-do list! I’ll pick a date and announce t on the Facebook page, sound good?

5 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet January 28, 2013 at 10:58 pm

Yes of course! Thanks Ellen!

6 Jogalog January 28, 2013 at 5:17 am

That cookie dough cupcake looks incredible. I’ve never seen anything like it before!

7 Sues January 28, 2013 at 6:41 am

Oh my gosh; that cupcake. My stomach literally just growled at 9:41 a.m.!

8 Brigid January 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm

I was so looking forward to going, and I just plain ol’ forgot. I blame my headache in part, but really it’s just my addled brain. I’m glad it was fun!

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