All Hail Gail

February 1, 2014

Aunt Gail is here! We celebrated her birthday (and Lunar New Year) last night at Mark and Jen’s with some Japanese snacks… …noodles (Pad Thai with chicken/shrimp on the side)… …carrots roasted in honey/thyme… …and a lovely ginger/lime dressed salad. For dessert, pie! I had one frozen from our trip to Julian in the freezer […]

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Hi Pies

January 23, 2014
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A little homage to a longtime blog friend (who I wish would post again!) and also to today! I eat a lot of pie on this blog… …for breakfast, for birthdays… …I sing about it, I podcast about it… …I truly love it.  Pie, did you hear that? I LOVE YOU AND I DON’T CARE […]

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Urth Angel

January 15, 2014

My mom’s back in town! Just for a few days, sadly. When she saw the pumpkin pie at Urth Caffe, she ordered it for breakfast. And then I knew for sure we were related. I got the banana oatmeal – inspired by Brian’s bowl at the Downtown location. It is pretty sweet, and comes with […]

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Julius Does Julian

December 30, 2013

The ride from Borrego Springs to Julian, CA is charming… ….so is the little town itself! Julius thinks he met the mayor. Everywhere we looked, there was pie. PIE. PIEEEEEEE!  (You know my feelings about that.) Went with Moms… …because they were making it in the window. Pats of butter literally beckoning me inside. So […]

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Republic of Pie

December 27, 2013

I’ve always been Team Cake, but upon recent analysis, I think the happiest food experiences of my life revolve around pie. Republic of Pie is in the NoHo Arts District… …and you guessed it – they have pie! (Music on Mondays too.) Abe and I split a savory and a sweet slice. Potato Leek Quiche… […]

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