Review: Hop House

What: Poutine Tots, Nachos, Elemental “Oxygen” Pomegranate Cider, Dementor’s Kiss Where: Hop House – 8300 160th Ave NE, Redmond, Wa., 98052 Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿🌿🌿 The other day I finally stepped on over to Hop House near downtown Redmond for a drink with a friend. The inside of the place, in early afternoon, is bright and relatively…

(My) Chicken Enchiladas

Prep Time / Total Time About 60 minutes. Meal Prep Friendly If you don’t mind reheated enchiladas, go for it! Yields 6-8 enchiladas Meal Time Dinner and Lunch Best Served As The main course! The other night I made some enchiladas. Well, a lot of enchiladas, because I wanted the husband – who is obsessed…

A Tribute to Eggs…

…And how to make soft-boiled eggs. Now, I know that I haven’t posted in a bit. I got bogged down by a lot of work, but I’m on a mini-vacation from parts of it. So, now I can focus on continuing writing for spaces like this one! Let’s talk about eggs. This post will be…

Review: Fika House Kafe

What: Purple Rain and Chai Latte Where: Fika House Kafe – 298 106th Ave NE, Bellevue, Wa., 98004 Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿🌿 As one of my final reviews of 2018, and likely my final post of 2018, I wanted to finally get up my thoughts on Fika House Kafe. I went in November, at the crest of NaNoWriMo,…

Review: Omaha Steaks’ Filet Mignon

Unlike my normal reviews, this one is for food delivered to my doorstep! If you have an interest in trying Omaha Steaks, please keep reading. As a welcomed surprise, my husband and I were gifted with a delivery from Omaha Steaks. A family member decided to provide us with some nice cuts of meat for…

Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

Prep Time / Total Time About 20-30 minutes. Meal Prep Friendly Can easily be stored for work lunches. Yields I didn’t measure, but probably 4-6 cups of soup. Meal Time Dinner and Lunch Best Served As It’s soup! Main dish or it can be served with toast or something. It’s been a while. I’m sorry….

Review: Dough Zone

What: Green onion pancakes, broccoli with oyster sauce, pork steam buns, pork dumplings, vegetable pot stickers Where: Dough Zone – 7625 170th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿🌿 We are not without our options for dim sum, dumplings and the like here in the PNW. Some places that offer dim sum, however, are quite…

Spicy Lentils

Prep Time / Total Time About 15-20 minutes. Meal Prep Friendly I made this specifically when meal-prepping. Yields About 3 cups of lentils. Meal Time Dinner and Lunch Best Served As Main veggie/vegan dish These lentils are heavily-infused with all sorts of Mexican-flavored inspiration. The sauce I made packed a punch with its heat and spice…

Review: The Original Pancake House

What: Georgia Pecan Pancakes, Hash-browns, Over-easy eggs Where: The Original Pancake House – Redmond Town Center, 7425 166th Ave NE C205, Redmond, WA 98052 Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿 I genuinely do try to give restaurants the benefit of the doubt. It’s not an easy job. And the Original Pancake House – though a “recent” addition to the Redmond…

Review: Mr. Gyros’ Donor Plate w/Falafel

What: Donor Plate with Falafel Where: Mr. Gyros, Food Truck (more info) Rating (1-5): 🌿🌿🌿 You know, I’ve only ever had Mr. Gyros’ food truck. I do want to drop by a static location and see how it is. My experiences with the food truck have actually always been stellar, though this particular instance was…