All posts tagged: Food

Adventures of the Quinn’s- NYC

Adventures of the Quinn’s New York City  On a flight to Cancun, my phone alerted me that the pre-sale for Beyoncé’s formation tour was about to start and that 4 of her shows in Canada had already sold out…this pre-sale was for New York’s show at Citi Field stadium on the day of our anniversary. I quickly purchased the tickets (with approval from Mike haha) right before the airplane doors closed. Best decision we’ve made… Travel dates June 7-10 Weather -Sunny with random rain showers (Heavy rain! Always bring a small umbrella) Where we stayed  Room Mate Grace Hotel  125 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036, United States Price  $240-700 cad/night Perfect location for those who have never been to New York before. Central, only a few blocks away from Times Square. Room  Simple  Large comfortable bed  Shower fits two people  Lighting is dark but sink/mirror lighting is perfect for makeup application  Service – Friendly, young and professional hotel staff   Near hotel  – Times Square, 2 Starbucks, Shopping, Pubs ( Everything you need ) — …

Mastro’s Steakhouse Beverly Hills

Maestros Beverly Hills Where do I begin? Maybe with MEH… We chose Maestros for our wedding night dinner because of the history and rave reviews but we experienced the exact opposite of what had been listed on yelp and other various review sites. Which lead me to believe that many of the reviews had been changed. HIGHLIGHT : Live music Love going anywhere with live music, both nights we went ( will explain more in a moment) the music was incredible and made the poor service bearable because at least we could listen to some awesome covers for 20 mins while waiting for someone to come by and take our drink order…. Wedding night – Was extremely busy which was great, especially for a Monday night. Full of business people, cougars, celebrity agents and Beverly hills residents . No one paid attention to us, you could tell we were wed that day because I came in wearing my wedding dress, holding the ring boxes ad bouquet. We were first seated alone outside on the balcony, …

Sol Pasta

I always use the app MyFitnessPal for Iphone when cooking meals while on a diet because I find it is the most accurate in determining calorie/nutritional value of your prepared meal. Below I have posted photos of the ingredients used, including amounts, and calorie intake of each item. On medium heat, heat pan and tablespoon of organic extra virgin olive oil. Add chopped onion and garlic until the onions become translucent Turn down heat to medium-low and add in chopped Zucchini, sliced cherry tomatoes, and sun-dried tomatoes. Cook for 10 mins Bring water to boil in separate pot Pasta base mixture should start to reduce, add in capers, Basa and Italiano seasoning. Continue to cook back up to Medium for 5 mins Cook pasta according to directions on the back of the bag, I prefer my pasta more on the al dente side, I cut the cooking time down by two mins as rice pasta tends to get soggy quickly Remove Basa pieces from pan, place on a baking sheet and cover with tinfoil, place in an oven that has been heated to 275 C. …