Heather Swann:Miss D.C USA 2011 With A Heart Of Gold

When Heather and I were juniors at College of Notre Dame of Maryland, we would eat dinner most evenings in the cafeteria.  Heather was unlike most of the girls at the college. She was always genuine. What I often noticed was Heather’s countenance towards the rest of her peers. She consistently gave each person who…

Faso Foods:Fine chocolate tasting for cocktails,parties and home

As a young woman in her 20’s, i’ve perused several wine, cheese, and ethnic food tastings in the DMV area. After a couple of years, my taste buds matured into discerning between the process, seasonal changes and overal texture of certain gourmet foods. Because of this experience, I was compelled to try Faso Food’s  Gourmet…

Faso Foods:Luxe food without the gourmet attitude

The D.C/ Maryland/ Virginia area is known for having high-end cuisine for novice and expert food lovers.  A majority of DMV-foodies think they know where to get the  best chocolate spreads, herbal teas, or organic nuts based on Zagat reviews or  know what is considerably “IN” with their own  culinary-taste crew.   However, it’s generally the best kept…

Want a Lady Gaga Cake? Here’s how:

( Lady Gaga’s poker face in a cake. Personally Handcrafted by Maria from New York’s Sweet Addictions) On my last trip to New York City, I met this lovely cake designer. She had a colorful array of cupcakes adorned with intricate designs. I was worried that the frosting would be repugnant to me since I am…

Adult ADD:Foods to lessen the symptoms

There’s so much talk about children with ADD and over how to combat this disability but less talk over Adult ADD. Well children do grow up eventually and it’s not always easy to manage those symptoms. Ritalin can only go so far but remember, it’s a metaphetamin too. Long-term usage of metaphetamines do lead to…

Ohio:Decadent treats in an unexpected place

For Christmas break I  traversed around  the state of Ohio and was awe-struck over a few things.  For starters, I didn’t know that  “A Christmas Story” was filmed in Cleveland Ohio and that they had a kitschy museum built inside the house. Second, who knew that Ohio had delicious food that makes that state distinct…