Author: Julie Niesen

New Flavor at Graeter’s

New Flavor at Graeter’s

Graeter’s is an institution around here, right? Me, I’m a bigger fan of Aglamesis (check out 5chw4r7z’s recent photo review), but I won’t pass up Graeter’s raspberry sorbet. They’re introducing a new flavor– for charity!– this weekend. It’s called Elena’s Blueberry Pie, and has blueberries […]

Review of BBQ. Not to be confused with BBQ Revue.
From the Garden

From the Garden

I finally had some tomatoes on my tomato plant, and I had plenty of basil, so last Wednesday night, I made a simple meal for Terry and myself: caprese! It’s pretty simple– fresh mozzarella layered with fresh tomatoes and basil, drizzled with balsamic reduction. Salt […]

Mini Review: Heartland Brewery

Mini Review: Heartland Brewery

Hi everyone, from a computer at an internet cafe near Columbus Circle. Terry’s a big fan of these internet cafe things– and it’s definitely cheaper than in-room wifi. In case you’ve been wondering (I’m sure you’ve been waiting with bated breath) where we’ve eaten so […]

Heading off to the Big Apple…
Review: Golden Rule, Irondale, AL

Review: Golden Rule, Irondale, AL

Because we’re talking so much about barbecue, here are a few pictures of The Golden Rule in Irondale, Alabama. I took these back in December, before I started the blog (but while it was definitely jostling in the back of my mind). That is their […]

Re-view and Review of BBQ Revue

Re-view and Review of BBQ Revue

(Guest post by The Boyfriend) In the months that Julie has been writing this blog, we have both learned that the quickest way to ignite a firestorm is to make unfavorable comments about local establishments that have a loyal following. A couple of months back, […]

Mini Review: City BBQ

Mini Review: City BBQ

I’m really just showing off the fact that I figured out how to get my Blackberry to upload pictures. Finally! Terry and I go to City BBQ more often than we should. It’s a state chain, founded in Columbus, and they have really good barbecue. […]

Female bloggers: are we taken seriously?

Female bloggers: are we taken seriously?

I’ve been blogging on and off for about eight years now. I started at Livejournal, where I keep a blog that is mostly geared towards my friends, and tends to be posted as “friends only”. Trust me, you don’t really care about the stuff I […]

wine me, dine me (in New York City)
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