Archive | September, 2010

Hello Kitty Happy Hour #3

30 Sep

HK doll in a kimono bought in NYC!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

South Congress Cafe Austin, TX

30 Sep

Crab Enchiladas

brownie with toffee and vanilla ice cream

I had dinner at South Congress Cafe last night!  I’ve only been there for brunch so it was nice being able to try out their dinner menu. The enchiladas were just okay but the toffee in that dessert was awesome! http://www.southcongresscafe.com

Hello Kitty Happy Hour #2

29 Sep

Hello Kitty shortbread cookies made in Japan.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Restaurant Week! Yummy for my Tummy!

29 Sep

It’s restaurant week in Austin and a few girlfriends and I went to the Driskill Hotel last night. They had a pretty extensive menu to choose from compared to some of the other restaurants. Here’s what I had!

sundried tomato brioche & wheat bread with apricot, walnuts, and pecans

cinnamon peach smoothie

Texas Raised Rabbit Confit Thigh, Grilled Figs, Butter Roasted Heirloom Carrots, Wild Fennel Pollen.

Grilled "Strube Ranch" Wagyu Flatiron

French Baked Apple Tart

Overall, presentation of the food and service were very good.  It was a great dinner and I would go again!

Hello Kitty Happy Hour #1

28 Sep

This is what the back looks like.

Before going into the kiln.

HKTP!

27 Sep

I came in this morning and found these on my desk! LOVE LOVE LOVE!  Besides my love for Totoro, Hello Kitty runs pretty close behind it!  So am I going to use it? Uh NOOOOoooo…. you crazy… and waste that Hello Kitty cuteness? NO WAY!

Amazing Race, IN YO FACE!

25 Sep

I’m a HUGE fan of Amazing Race. It doesn’t matter if you’re well-traveled, smart, or athletic.  Some things are just out of your control and left to mother nature… like this… Season 17 premiere start this Sunday, September 26th at 8:30 PM EST. Don’t miss out!

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.