“OMG – have you tried Shake Shack?”

Peer pressure broke me down on this one. The amount of hype that the new Shake Shack has gotten in Virginia Beach is matched only by the hype for IKEA and Wegman's. I get asked at least three times a week if I have been to Shake Shack yet. Ready to give a different answer … Continue reading “OMG – have you tried Shake Shack?”

Who needs a dating app when you hang in coffee shops?

I still can't believe this happened in real life. A handsome man walks into a coffee shop, chooses the seat next to me, and we end up exchanging numbers. I thought meeting people in real life only happened pre-2005 or in the movies. Or maybe just to people more attractive and outgoing than I consider … Continue reading Who needs a dating app when you hang in coffee shops?

Gyro- is it yee-ro or guy-ro?

Gyros are one of those things that I always feel uncomfortable ordering. I'm willing to put money down that it is pronounced "yee-ro" and that is how I pronounce it. However, I know that people feel just as passionately about pronouncing it "guy-ro." I've even heard a few other variations. Regardless of how you pronounce … Continue reading Gyro- is it yee-ro or guy-ro?

Norfolk is feelin’ a little toasty thanks to The Stockpot!

It is a perfect setup for lunch, because you order and pay at the counter before you find your seat. It makes it much easier to get real food, but not have to worry about slow service dragging out your lunch experience. It is also ideal for meetings, because you don't have the same interruptions … Continue reading Norfolk is feelin’ a little toasty thanks to The Stockpot!

My favorite Taco Tuesday destination in VB.

I absolutely adore QuirksVB! I have been going as often as I can before the tourists start up again. It has an awesome outdoor patio, tacos are $2.50 on Tuesdays and they have a great happy hour to match. Honestly though, I always order off their regular menu. They make a killer cucumber jalapeno margarita! … Continue reading My favorite Taco Tuesday destination in VB.