Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Fly by weekend

I must say, this weekend was quite fun...but it sure did fly by!
Like I mentioned before, on Friday night - A and I had a date night. We went for dinner and a movie at a place called, Cinebistro. I'd never been there before and found myself quite liking it. Everyone was really friendly, the food was pretty good, and the seats were very comfy. I would definitely go again and would most certainly recommend it to anyone considering going.

It was the perfect night to be inside, as we basically had a monsoon of a storm hit right as we were walking into the theatre. Sitting in air conditioning with soaking wet clothes is not the most comfortable, but getting to snuggle up to A helped to take my mind off it (and the free refills on popcorn didn't hurt either).
We saw the movie, Bad Teacher. It was actually a lot funnier than I expected and you definitely get to see Justin Timberlake in a whole other light. He definitely sheds his very "vanilla" boy-band image in this film!

Saturday, A and I decided to do a little shopping - he wanted to find a small table to put in the kitchen. We have a lot of empty space in one area of our kitchen and we wanted to find something to hold a lot of the things that were out of place on our dining table. We eventually found and put together this pretty little thing:

We used to have a shelf on the wall that held all of our liquor bottles, but that came crashing down one night a few months ago (mind you - at 2am) so this handy beverage cart works quite well. Good find on A's part, wouldn't you say?
That night, our neighbors had us over for an amazing dinner of cold cucumber soup, prime rib and lots of wine (there also mighttt have been a few Red Stag shots involved too).

On Sunday, we got an awesome and unexpected call that two of our friends from DC were driving through Richmond. We invited them over for dinner and ended up with a pretty nice spread. Marinated grilled chicken and kielbasa, corn on the cob, grilled asparagus and squash, and sliced Hanover tomatoes. They were coming from a wedding in the Outer Banks and brought along a delicious peach pie for dessert. Can anyone say, food coma?

All in all - a pretty great weekend.

Tonight, a friend and I are heading to Mise En Place in Shockoe Bottom for a cooking class. 

Back in March, we bought a LivingSocial deal together and got to pick the type of class we wanted to participate in.We ended up choosing "Essential Dishes for Entertaining ." The dishes we will be making tonight are: White Bean, Rosemary & Garlic Dip, Sweet Potato Hummus with Toasted Pita, Gorgonzola & Walnut Wrapped Grapes, Turkey & Provolone Sliders, Crab Salad in Radicchio Cups, Broiled Peaches filled with Ricotta and Honey, and Chocolate Truffles.

Looks like I'll be heading to the gym tomorrow after that kind of dinner!

Hope you all have a great Tuesday.

Till next time-

1 comment:

  1. I can't wait to see Bad Teacher. It looks really funny!