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Ben’s Chili Bowl removes Barack Obama, Chuck Brown, Bill Cosby and Donnie Simpson mural

Ben’s Chili Bowl removes Barack Obama, Chuck Brown, Bill Cosby and Donnie Simpson mural

Murals removed from Ben’s Chili Bowl (photography by Christopher Fields) The original Ben’s Chili Bowl located at 1213 U Street in Northwest Washington, D.C. is known around the world for their half smokes; surviving the 1968 riots and their famous mural. The mural of comedian, Bill Cosby; former President of the United States, Barack Obama; […]

B. Smith, restauranteur and former model diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

B. Smith, restauranteur and former model diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Barbara Smith (affectionately known as B. Smith), restauranteur, author, designer, decorator and former model diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Smith and her husband (and business partner of 22 years) Dan Gasby, went public with the news in a CBS News interview. At the time she was interviewed Smith could not remember the day, time or year.  She […]

Day Two of 100 Days of Happiness and Gratitude

Day Two of 100 Days of Happiness and Gratitude

God has created such a beautiful world for us.  Many of us do not appreciate what we have because we are too busy focused on what we don’t have.  This mentality in my behavior can be a tad bit stressful.  With that said, on Day Two of 100 Days of Happiness for me, I decided […]

Foodie Diaries: Bobbys Burger Palace Yelp Review

Foodie Diaries:  Bobbys Burger Palace Yelp Review

Below is the review that I wrote for Yelp. Bobby’s Burger Palace Yelp Review I must admit that I’ve had a crush on Bobby Flay since Food Network first rolled onto the scene.  I’m sad to say that I do not have a crush on Bobby’s Burger Palace located at 2121 K Street, NW, Washington, […]

Public and private chocolate tours, tastings and team building by DC Metro Chocolate Tours

  Stressed spelled backwards is dessert. When many people get stressed they turn to dessert. One dessert that tops the list is chocolate. DC Metro Chocolate Tours answers the calling of chocolate lovers with their public chocolate tours, private chocolate team building and private chocolate tastings in the Washington DC and surrounding neighborhoods. For more information about […]

April Sims Food Diaries: The Field House, Philadelphia, PA

The Field House is located 1150 Filbert St, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Which is right across the street (which was reminiscent of a tunnel with a light at both ends of it) from the Reading Terminal Market. The Field House looked like a typical sports bar / pub upon entry. Dark wood tables and chairs every where. They had a small stage […]

April Sims Foodie Diaries: Pat’s vs Geno’s

The BF and I took our first road trip together Wednesday, June 27, 2012. He had been hearing a lot about the infamous Philly Cheesesteak, so I suggested going to Philly to try one. I took him to the two most famous places in Philly for cheesesteaks; Pat’s King of Steaks and Geno’s Steaks; and we […]

Yelping pays, I’m a top Yelper this week

I started Yelping in April 2012 and have been Yelping ever since. Yelp.com is a site where you can share your thoughts (reviews) on restaurants, businesses, etc. as well as post events, share your thoughts and more. Go to this link http://www.yelp.com/weekly and scroll down to Top Yelpers and you will see yours truly. You can visit […]

April Sims Foodie Diaries: Gordon Biersch Food Review

I went to Gordon Biersch located in Rockville Town Square, after I saw The Avengers … I loved the atmosphere, however the food was mediocre compared to the ambiance that surrounded it. I ordered the Grilled Chicken with roasted veggies. The chicken and veggies were presented to me hidden under a mound of arugula. I […]

April Sims Food Diaries: Copper Canyon Yelp Review

OMG!!! Tommie the server at Copper Canyon Grill made my pre-birthday (day before my birthday) dinner experience a very pleasant and memorable experience. I called the manager over to compliment Tommie to find out he had only been there for a few months. WAYYYYYYY to go Tommie. I ordered the bacon cheeseburger (and added avocado). […]

FREE EVENT: Staples 912 Neighborhood Tech Day F/ Stacy Lattisaw And Sylver Logan Sharp

Staples Neighborhood Tech Day is taking place on Saturday, April 28th. The time for this Free Community event is 8 AM until 9 PM. This is an opportunity to come out to mingle and network while getting your PC Tuned Up for FREE. If that’s not incentive enough then consider the following; R&B and Gospel Music […]

Foodie Diaries: Fresh Pizzeria Yelp Review

(top l-r: Asian and West Indies pizzas – – bottom l-r: Hawaiian and Jamaican pizzas) Here is the link to my Yelp Review (see below) of Fresh Pizzeria in Rockville, Maryland. http://www.yelp.com/biz/fresh-pizzeria-rockville#hrid:MoGdO3zus3wqFERPLNS3Eg As I entered Fresh Pizzeria I was greeted by a friendly and courteous staff. Fresh Pizzeria is a cute boutique size pizzeria. However, don’t let the […]

FREE PC Tune-Up at Staples Rockville 0912 on April 28, 2012

STAPLES #0912 NEIGHBORHOOD TECH DAY Saturday, April 28th (8:00 am – 9:00 pm) Come meet your neighbors and don’t forget to bring your computers to get tuned up. The event and PC tune-ups are FREE!!! 10A-2P Stacy Lattisaw Booksigning Stacy Lattisaw (http://www.stacylattisaw.net/) 10A-2P Sylver Logan Sharp CD signing and handmade jewelry for sale Sylver Logan […]

Staples 912 Neighborhood Tech Day f/ Stacy Lattisaw and Sylver Logan Sharp

STAPLES #0912 NEIGHBORHOOD TECH DAY Saturday, April 28th (8:00 am – 9:00 pm)  Come meet your neighbors and don’t forget to bring your computers to get tuned up. The event is FREE, however the computer tune-ups are $9.99 each. 10A-2P Stacy Lattisaw Booksigning Stacy Lattisaw (http://www.stacylattisaw.net) 10A-2P Sylver Logan Sharp CD signing and handmade jewelry […]

Tribute to the music of Prince, The Time and Alexander O’Neal

Tribute to the music of Prince, The Time and Alexander O’Neal

BRENCORE Entertainment presents … A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF PRINCE, THE TIME and ALEXANDER O’NEAL on Friday, March 16, 2012 at The Carlyle Club (located at 411 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA 22314) Dinner Reservations: 6:30 PM Show Time: 8:00 PM Advanced Tickets: $25 Day of Event: $30 For more information call 2440-601-6803 or […]

Foodie Diaries: Congressional Deli Spinach Omelet and Home Fries

First I must warn you never order this meal if you have to head back to work. I was so full and ready to go to bed after eating this omelet. Anyway, onto the review: This perfectly cooked omelet from Congressional Deli in Rockville, Maryland, consisted of the perfect amount of cheese, spinach and mushrooms. […]

Foodie Diaries: Dave and Busters Bananas Foster Pie

Dave and Busters Bananas Foster Pie Where in the world do I begin. This has to have been one of the most delightful flavor combinations to ever hit my palate. A scrumptious explosion of flavors was released in my mouth with each spoonful of the  creamy delicious banana pudding mixed with the slight crunch of […]

Mouth From The South Brown Butter, Bacon & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Wow! When you thought you’ve heard of everything. Now if this recipe is not a heart attack waiting to happen I do not know what is. This recipe will have Food Network cook Paula Deen jumping up and down for joy. All of her favorite ingredients mixed together and baked in a circle. For the […]

Foodie Diaries: Congressional Deli Chicken Cheesesteak With Fries

Congressional Deli located in Rockville, Maryland makes the most delicious chicken cheesesteak and french fries. Succulent every time The Deli’s chicken is seasoned and cooked to perfection. The chicken is placed on a toasted sub roll with your choice of toppings. I love lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, grilled onions and grilled green peppers on my hoagie. I […]

Delicious Cream Cheese Pound Cake recipe

The following is a delicious poundcake recipe from Rosies Bakery All-Butter Fresh Cream Sugar-Packed Baking Book CREAM CHEESE POUND CAKE 3 cups cake flour 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 pkg. (8 oz) cream cheese, at room temperature 3 cups sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 6 large eggs, at room […]

I love the Hoagie Factory in Philly [pics]

I recently made a trip to Philly to take pictures for Spotlight on Jazz and Poetry. I could not leave the city of brotherly love without stopping pass The Hoagie Factory (located at 2121 72nd Avenue) on my way home to get a chicken cheesesteak. My friend Darryl Williams of WDKK Radio introduced me to […]

FREE Arby's Smokin' Chipotle Chicken Sandwich

FREE Arby’s Smokin’ Chipotle Chicken Sandwich with the purchase of a 22 ounce drink and small fries. Click here for coupon. Offer expires 09/30/11.

FREE 20oz ICEE from AMC Theatre

FREE 20oz. ICEE from your local AMC theater on Friday, September 23rd. Click here to get your coupon. Also valid on 9/30/11 and 10/7/11. Like the AMC Facebook page to see the above coupon. It is located on the left hand side under coupon. *” … guest must surrender a physical print out of this […]

FREE Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking [Kindle Edition] cookbook

I love food from Pennsylvania Dutch Country in Pennsylvania and was elated to come across the Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking cookbook. For a limited time only Amazon is offering the Kindle edition of Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking cookbook for FREE.

Kids eat FREE at Chili's today

On September 20, 2011, Kids eat FREE with the purchase of an adult entree at Chili’s. Click here for more information.      

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