Category Archives: Mac & Cheese
After finishing off an early morning meal at Slickity Jim’s, I headed down to 18th and Columbia to an interesting corner store called The Mighty Oak. Read the rest of this entry
The Webster’s Dictionary defines “serendipity” as the phenomenon of finding valuable things not sought for. Of course, Annie Edison would say describe the “Webster’s Dictionary defines…” intro as being the Jim Belushi of speech openings. It accomplishes nothing, but everyone keeps on using it, and no one knows why.
There are so many great places to dine at Granville Island… I guess it’s a good thing that we don’t live closer otherwise we’d never leave. Whet is located near the entrance of Granville Island (where the old Sammy J Peppers used to be) across from the Kids Market. Read the rest of this entry
I’m a creature of habit… each time I go to the Keg I always seem to order the boneless beef rib steak – preferably Chicago-style, cooked medium-rare (check out our last visit here). It’s not that I haven’t tried all of the other cuts and dishes… I just really like how juicy and tender the rib steak is. Anyhoo, when I saw a different item on their menu the last time we stopped by, I figured I’d give it a shot. Read the rest of this entry
As soon as I picked up my order from The Mac Shack, I headed down to East Van to go to Au Petit Chavignol to see how they compare. You might be wondering what would possess me to have mac ‘n cheese at two different restaurants within the same day… alas, such is my devotion to the one true culinary wonder of the world… that, and I’ve way too much time on my hand. Read the rest of this entry
I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before but I really like mac ‘n cheese. The problem with comfort food like mac ‘n cheese is that everyone’s idea of the perfect mac ‘n cheese is a little different and unless you share the same childhood memories associated with it, you might be disappointed by other people’s interpretation of the dish.
There have been two places that I’ve had on my wishlist to try for a while for their mac ‘n cheese: Au Petit Chavignol and The Mac Shack. So, I decided to go on a Mac ‘n Cheese Expedition and try them both out on the same day. Read the rest of this entry