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Panda Express Logo

Panda Express Logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 from the press release

Guests are invited to visit participating stores on Jan. 31 for free Firecracker Chicken Breast and traditional Chinese New Year Red Envelopes

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Panda Express, America’s favorite Chinese restaurant, invites guests to the nation’s largest Chinese New Year celebration on Jan. 31. Guests will be treated to a …

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Noble Hops chocolate dessert

Noble Hops chocolate dessert

It was a very good year. I dined out frequently as well as made many healthy delicious meals. Maybe next year I will treat myself to a personal trainer and one of those Sunizona  farm boxes.

The highlights were: (in no particular order)

2013 was one of those birthdays when you just cannot believe you’re …

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This time, last year, I was just getting started down the Low-FODMAP road, trying to see how it might help (or not) my IBS. Considering it was the holidays, I was a little bummed about missing out on holiday goodies and picked up a copy of the Favorite Brand Name 3-in-1 Gluten-Free Cookbook at an overstock shop just to give …

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Drink green!

Drink green!

The day after excess (Thanksgiving) is the day to start eating and drinking cleanly. There is no better time than to adopt a green smoothie into your meal plan.

So what is a green smoothie? It’s a mix of fruits, spices, and something green such as greens from radishes, beets, kale, spinach, chard, celery, cabbage, etc.

I was …

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Chocolate coins for Chanukah.

Chocolate coins for Chanukah. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Thanksgivingukkah is not really a Hallmark holiday nor is it imprinted on my calendar and that’s a darn shame because it’s a once in a lifetime holiday and the next Thanksgivingukkah doesn’t come around for another 70,000 years.

What is Thanksgivingukkah?

It’s when Thanksgiving and Hanukkah collide. The first night of Hanukkah starts …

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Joseph Blair sips the Pina margarita

Joseph Blair sips the Pina margarita

Tonight was the 7th Annual World Margarita Championship held at the beautiful Tucson Museum of Art courtyard. The temperate temperature gods were on their best behavior.

This year – I – Karyn Zoldan – was a judge and I had so much fun!

There were 8 judges divided into two teams so we each …

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start sampling

start sampling

I’m thrilled that this year I am a judge! Previously I have enjoyed the festivities of mulling around sampling margaritas and delicious food while being part of a friendly crowd. Also, everyone votes on their favorites and the competition is fierce.

If you have not enjoyed one of Tucson’s best events, be sure to order your tickets today

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Coming soon - not just another taco joint

Coming soon – not just another taco joint

Here’s a welcome twist on getting a job in the local restaurant industry. Instead of the usual bland job fair for other types of industries, Gio Taco (opening in November) is in search of “individuals who can embrace its ‘totally unexpected and no rules’ attitude, capitalizing on the thousands who will be …

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