Sriracha Cheesecake For My Birthday (and a race!)

It’s my birthday today!  Which means I get the excuse to laze around on a in bed with the window open, the breeze filtering in, a Belgian brew in hand.  (Ignoring responsibilities is just too good.) But the day wasn’t all lazy & lush & spring-tastic (sunny & 65 degrees!), I swear! I started it […]

Spinach Soup for St. Paddy’s

Confession: I am wearing nothing green right now and I haven’t all day. Now that’s out of the way, how about the recipe? It’s St. Patrick’s Day, which I could really care less about, but somehow the next recipe I had to post was an uber green one. So what better day to post it […]

Blue Apron Restaurant & Red Rooster Bar–Salem, VA

A few months ago, Scott Switzer (formerly of Metro! in Roanoke) opened his new restaurant: Blue Apron Restaurant & Red Rooster Bar.  I’d been anticipating the opening for months, checking his rather useless blog/website, noting the call for applications for servers, hoping and hoping and hoping that it would actually open.  Much like Lucky, it […]