Photo of the Day: December 12, 2017

This thing from Maggie McFly’s was called the “Titanic”. And why not? Two chocolate lava cakes, four scoops each of chocolate and vanilla ice cream chocolate chips, M & M’s, walnuts, peanut butter cups, chocolate syrup, caramel, gummy worms, and whipped cream. They should have named it the “Iceberg” instead because it could sink a…

Photo of the Day: December 11, 2017

Steak sandwiches always manage to be chewy or uninspiring, but McDonagh’s nails it here. In addition to some stringy mozzarella, there is a sriracha-horseradish mayo and homemade potato chips on the side. Delicious!

Photo of the Day: December 10, 2017

Beautifully plump tandoori shrimp from Neelam in Middletown. Cooked to perfection, as always, with some thick-cut grilled onion for bite and crunch.

Photo of the Day: December 8, 2017

This may be my favorite of all the pictures I’ve taken over the years. Inside a Christmas tree at Longwood Gardens. How cool is that?

Photo of the Day: December 7, 2017

I could go for this scene right now. A slice of Hummingbird Cake (kind of like carrot cake, but with banana instead and more nutty) and coffee, from Nancy’s Village Cafe in Lahaska, Pennsylvania.

Photo of the Day: December 6, 2017

Remember when St. Germain was the only elderflower spirit on the market? Not the case anymore. As profiled here, St. Elder proves to be worthy competition in what has always been a pretty pricey genre of liquors. Actually, it tastes exactly the same as St. Germain, and at less than half the price. Now there…

Photo of the Day: December 4, 2017

This is what happens when you and your friend at work are starving…but want to attempt to eat healthy. Lots of good fats here, but no meat. Hummus, Greek salads, stuffed grape leaves, spinach pie, falafel, and babaghanouj. From Sahara 34.

Photo of the Day: December 3, 2017

Isn’t this a beautiful scene here? A sandwich from Taliercio’s with imported prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, and balsamic vinegar on crusty Italian bread with a glass of Federalist Cabernet.

Photo of the Day: December 2, 2017

Anyone who puts up a Christmas Tree and also owns a cat knows the trials and tribulations of the holiday season. Between the tree itself, ornaments, stringy decorations, and gift boxes, it is heaven for a mischievous cat. That’s my cat Lawrence there,  eyeing up our tree last year.