Had to use the alarm this morning as I was meeting a friend for an early walk. Shortly after I got up, hubby got up too and reminded me about the time adjustment. For a brief moment, I seriously thought I had an added hour that I forgot about, but realized soon (too soon) after that my alarm clock has adjusted itself and that, indeed, I am looking at the right time. I kinda' felt jipped. As if there was that hour that I thought was a bonus and I didn't get it, even though in reality, I/we did gain that hour... *sigh*
Anyhoot, last Friday, 'went out with some friends to celebrate a friend's birthday belatedly. We ended up at one of the celebrant's fave dining place.
|Burrata with prosciutto|
|Walnut pesto, gorgonzola & pear crostini|
|Chicken liver with balsamic onion crostini|
|Quince jelly and provolone crostini|
And for the main part of the meal,
|Campanelle with pancetta, leeks and chanterelle|
(with mounds of grated cheese... pecorino, I think)
I normally don't have pasta in a restaurant as I have it often enough at home and I know how much it cost to make them, so for me to try this house-made pasta says a lot about the place. The food was yummy, and the restaurant lives up to its "neighborhood restaurant" feel. The night itself was not without drama, but hey, I suppose that's all part of making memories. In the end, everyone's had a good time and another memorable night made with friends.
Come Saturday, I just felt really exhausted and seriously thought, again, that I was coming down with something. Shortly after our coffee in the morning, I went back to bed to get some more rest. By the afternoon, fortunately, I was feeling much better. When dinner time came, I wanted something home-y and comfy.
|Mac n cheese with ground beef|
I call it my homemade version of the Hamburger Helper. It was creamy, cheesy, and best of all, comforting.
By this morning, thankfully, I was feeling much better. The walk that me and my friend planned didn't quite happen. She was feeling a tad lazy. I was too quick to agree, hehe. So, we decided to just go for dim sum then walk around downtown after. Guess we did kinda' got to do our walk.:p
So, all in all, I say the weekend turned out alright... Looking forward to the next one already... HAH!