Urban Hiking

Doesn't "urban hiking" sound way cooler than "walking?" I set out to just do an easy two miles down and back. My mission was to break in my new* hiking shoes, make sure my backpack didn't rub me in weird places requiring extra body glide next week, and practice with the GoPro I'm borrowing. Five … Continue reading Urban Hiking

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?

Leave it to me to make a beer thing a food thing instead.

I'm not sure if anyone reading this specific review will find it useful if they are looking for some good beer, but maybe non-drinkers will find it useful! I'm just not a big drinker, but I absolutely love living within walking distance of the Smartmouth Pilot house for their rotating food trucks! "VA law requires … Continue reading Leave it to me to make a beer thing a food thing instead.

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.