Tag Archives: Wine

African Americans Shake Up Wine Industry Stereotypes

African Americans Shake Up Wine Industry Stereotypes

Some of the Black women who were KICKED OFF the Nappa Valley Wine Train.

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Bain’s At It Again — Dunkin’ Donuts in Thailand: A Black Disconnect

Bain’s At It Again — Dunkin’ Donuts in Thailand: A Black Disconnect

So for the past few days in my peripheral vision I’ve been seeing this black ad online.  I’m not really taking it in, as I try not to be too consumed by the beast of the media we’re constantly exposed to.  Finally it gets me, it’s for Dunkin’ Donuts, but it’s not for your local shop… but the chain in Thailand.  It’s polished and looks slick, but it’s the same ol’ ish…

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The Wine Library Super Wine Tasting Event

The Wine Library Super Wine Tasting Event

Last week I attended one of the biggest wine tasting events in New Jersey, The Wine Library Super Wine Tasting held at The Manor. This has got to be one of the biggest wine tasting events in the country. I have written about the Wine Library in an earlier post, one of my favorite places to shop, hands down. Well, they know how to throw a wine tasting party! There were over 400 different wines, beers, champagnes and liquors available for attendees to try during my four and a half hours of uninterrupted tasting. Yes a number of guests came in limos to insure that they returned home safely. I had my trusted designated driver which allowed me to fully enjoy all of the spirits I could sample.

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Katz’s Deli

Katz’s Deli

Katz’s Deli is a New York Institution.

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Sista ToFunky’s Grilled Pineapple Salad

Sista ToFunky’s Grilled Pineapple Salad

Here is my recipe for my Grilled Pineapple Salad.

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Sista ToFunky’s Tuna Burger

Sista ToFunky’s Tuna Burger

Here is my recipe for my Tuna Burgers.

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Magnifico’s

Magnifico’s

Ok, I have a hidden passion for sweets and I love really good ice cream. Magnifco’s makes really good ice cream. They have an assortment of rotating flavors and a list of seasonal flavors as well. You can get fresh Fruit Sundaes, Ice Cream Sandwiches, Italian Ices, Gelati and sooooooooo much more. This is the place to go on a hot summer night. Check them out!

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Sista ToFunky’s BBQ Chicken

Sista ToFunky’s BBQ Chicken

Here is my recipe for my BBQ Chicken.

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Sista ToFunky’s Curried Potato Salad

Sista ToFunky’s Curried Potato Salad

Here is my recipe for my Curried Potato Salad.

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Sista ToFunky’s BBQ Sauce

Sista ToFunky’s BBQ Sauce

Here is my recipe for my lip smackin’ BBQ Sauce.

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Sista ToFunky’s House Salad

Sista ToFunky’s House Salad

Here is my recipe for my healthy house salad.

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Sista ToFunky’s Smoked BBQ Ribs

Sista ToFunky’s Smoked BBQ Ribs

Here is my recipe for my finger lickin’ good, smoked BBQ ribs.

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Sista ToFunky’s Quick Breakfast

Sista ToFunky’s Quick Breakfast

Here is my recipe for a Quick Breakfast.

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Sista ToFunky Visits A Seabra Foods

Sista ToFunky Visits A Seabra Foods

Today I visited A Seabra Foods, owned by a good friend of mine.

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Sista ToFunky And Maruchy

Sista ToFunky And Maruchy

My friend Maruchy stopped by with some of her friends to share childhood memories of her mother cooking a very special Cuban dish for the the two of them –  which she called Norma’s Surprise.

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Sista ToFunky’s Weekend Throwdown

Sista ToFunky’s Weekend Throwdown

One Sunday afternoon Sista ToFunky and her company celebrated friendship, good drink and great food.

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Cafe 70 Photo Album

Cafe 70 Photo Album

Here are a few pictures of the beautiful dishes I have made and meals that I have enjoyed. Cheers!

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Cafe 70 Funky Outtakes

Cafe 70 Funky Outtakes

At Cafe 70 we love to laugh while we cook.

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Sista ToFunky’s Pizza

Sista ToFunky’s Pizza

 
Here is my recipe for my crowd pleasing homemade pizza.

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The Wine Library

The Wine Library

The Wine Library is THE spot for me and my partner in crime.

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