The time our waiter was Christoph Waltz

our waiters at bj’s looked a lot like christoph waltz (of inglourious basterds and django unchained fame)

i’m getting pretty good at spotting doppelgangers…

waltz

he was a good sport for posing next to my phone…

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he said he normally gets likened to ben stiller

The Most Hipster Strawberry Shortcake Dessert You’ll Ever Eat

this is super simple to make — it consists of 4 ingredients:

  • angel food cake (pre-made and cubed)
  • cool hwip (spelled correctly)
  • sliced strawberries (mixed with strawberry glaze)

grab a mason jar and layer your ingredients in each one: cake, cool hwip, strawberry/glaze mix, cake, cool hwip, strawberry/glaze mix, etc.

looks can be deceiving — the cake and cool whip are practically air so go ahead and stuff the jars — your guests will be very thankful later

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monkey business

i’ve been doing the gorirra side business with geoffro for several years now. i’ve always had the mindset that it was just a side business that would occasionally get me cool toys and free food/beer — well, it still gets us that, but the main part was that it was JUST A SIDE BUSINESS — nothing more.

i came across this wonderfully inspiring article titled “why ‘side projects’ matter?

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Sotanghon Bola-Bola

it’s been warm out… but that doesn’t stop a hernandez from making hot soup! this is one of my favorite dishes that my pops makes. i always use to think it was super tough to make, but it’s really simple. This amount ended up lasting several days (of lunches)

Ingredients

  • 7-8 cups beef stock*
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 head of garlic – minced
  • 1/2 medium onion – sliced
  • 10-15 meatballs*
  • 1 tbsp patis (fish sauce)*
  • 4-5 dried chinese black mushrooms (shiitake)
  • 200 gm sotanghon (bean thread) noodles
  • 1 head napa cabbage – roughly chopped
  • 1 bunch green onions – chopped

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