Eat a New Type of Food Every Month: Ghost Pepper

This ghost pepper chorizo taco is the tenth item on my quest to eat twelve new foods in 2015.  Ghost peppers are considered the hottest pepper in the world and lucky for me, this taco is at Zandra's, the establishment from which we won free tacos until 12/31/15.       I also ordered a salad … Continue reading Eat a New Type of Food Every Month: Ghost Pepper

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Eat a New Type of Food Every Month: Cow Tongue

For six years in my early 20s, I was a vegetarian. One day, Kris and I decided to head into DC and eat at Founding Farmers. There, I ordered a spicy cocktail decorated with a cinnamon-coated piece of bacon. Or as they call it, a "bacon lolli." That was the day I became a non-vegetarian. Today, I limit … Continue reading Eat a New Type of Food Every Month: Cow Tongue

Try Fish Tacos

Completed: 22. Try Fish Tacos Though I love both fish and tacos, the idea of fish tacos doesn't sound appealing to me. Never has. It's such a minor goal, but I've been wanting to try them for quite some time. One, icy, winter night, Lys and I decided to go out to eat with some friends. Why not … Continue reading Try Fish Tacos

Cheeburger Cheeburger's one pounder challenge

The Beast is Hungry

Every year, I get inspired to do something unique on my birthday -- last year I dominated Cheeburger Cheeburger's one-pounder challenge and was featured on the wall of fame [with about a million other people]. In usual form, I was hungry about an hour later. I thought to myself, "I really need to take advantage … Continue reading The Beast is Hungry