Archive for July, 2012

Spotted: Solar Trash Compactors in Albany

After having a nice dinner at Fonda, I wandered across the street and spotted the strangest looking trash cans: While it might not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, it is able to compact gallons of trash with a single gulp.  The Big Belly Solar Trash Compactor is an on-site solar-powered […]

Low Inventory Speaks Multiple Offers

Need I say more?

Benchmark Pizza opens in Kensington

I just love good pizza.  So it is no surprise that I was eagerly counting down the days when Benchmark Pizza, the newest eatery in the Kensington Circle, would open.   We met some friends there for the grand opening celebration on July 20th.  There were tons and tons of people waiting, and it wasn’t […]

Block Party in the Gourmet Ghetto this Sunday – A Serious Food and Wine Pairing

OMG if this event doesn’t have my name written all over it I don’t know what does!  It combines some of my favorite things: grilled cheese sandwiches and wine.  The only thing missing is chocolate! Summer Pairings Series II: Block Party with Wine Pairings & The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen: Sunday July 29; 4-7pm: In […]

It is what it is but it isn’t…

I love Mary’s Gone Crackers, but I am not sure that this is the best use of their marketing dollars.  Comparing these crackers to a rock?  Who would want to eat a rock? These crackers are crunchy, earthy, and healthy, and they go great with hummus.  But if I hadn’t already tried them, this ad, […]

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