Thursday, May 09, 2013

Swimming Yesterday Indeed!

I missed the boat! A fresh local seafood shop opened in murray hill YEARS ago and I knew nothing about it. They were further down the street toward cassat but have now moved to a more prominent location in a strip mall on Edgewood ave after the library before the bakery.

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I got the email saying they had little neck clams from cedar key and I had to swing by. I picked up some fresh grouper which was AMAZING! Maybe the freshest grouper I've ever had firm, not fishy and tender. I got two dozen clams and the grouper for $16.67.

More fish are coming tomorrow and I'll be swinging by again to get some more.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Marking My First Half Marathon at the Ravenous Pig

I've been working on finding other hobbies beyond just loving food :) In 2012 I ran 12 timed 5k's, my first 10k and rode my bike a bit more. At the end of 2012 a friend suggested I sign up for the Princess Half Marathon hosted by Run Disney. The thought seemed ludicrous but I've been going through some real tough personal issues and I thought training and running a half marathon would keep me focused on fitness and positive changes.

As race weekend approached I decided I needed to kick off the weekend with a fab lunch. I had been seeing a lot of social media buzz about the Ravenous Pig in Winter Park. I caught up with a friend and kicked off an amazing weekend with a great meal. This also inspired me to make sure I find fun places to stop when I travel because life is too short for chain food from a drive up window.

The short rib sandwich was probably my favorite and all these goodies powered me over the finish line at my first half marathon!

Rock shrimp tacos

deviled eggs

Champagne at noon don't mind if I do!

short rib sandwich

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