One-Year-Old Gets A Facelift

Happy Birthday…to Us!

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I’m excited to announce that today Eatsporkjew.com has reached a new milestone. We’re one-year old! Yep, this time last year, the site went from being an idea; one that was discussed, contemplated, and agonized over for more than a nine month gestation period, until we heaved and hollered and gave birth to our baby blog on November 13th  2012. And now it’s this living, breathing, digitally kicking, expression of its creators; one that’s full of energy, irreverence, and spunk!

It’s been a whirlwind of a year, and we want to say a big “thank you” to all our friends, family, and peers for all their support…and patience. Don’t think we didn’t notice you salivating quietly on the other side of table as we took our time taking pictures of each dish from multiple angles. And thanks for not getting too upset about our camera flashes…if those blind spots aren’t fading like we discussed, feel free to send us the bill from your ocular therapist. You guys and girls are the best and we couldn’t have done this without you!

Being a year older– and a little wiser– it’s only natural that we get a little work done, right? So we took some inspiration from every bravo Real Housewife we could think of….and decided to get some work done. Did someone say “face-lift?”

While we’re having our back fat pulled back in the operating room and are under the knives of web-coders and designers over the next few weeks, we’ll be redesigning a few things with the goal of making our content easier to sort, view, consume, and share with fellow food-lovers and storytellers.

In the meantime, while we’re preparing for the big reveal, you can join us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagramwhere we’ll continue to post commentary and photos of our epicurean adventures this holiday season.

And for today, here’s a sampling (in no particular order) of the top 10 posts you picked as your favorites from 2012-2013!

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Eatsporkjew.com, Not Your Average Food and Travel Blog

1.) I asked about Beignets…Mom asked about his Genitals

Fried chicken eggs benedict from Brenda's French Soul Food in San Francisco

2.) Thomas Keller’s The French Laundry Almost Ruined My Life

partially eaten pecan pie tart from Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bakery in Yountville, CA

3.) I said I love you…he said he had crabs

cracked Dungeness Crabs from Swan Oyster Depot, San Francisco

4.) The Best Sushi in San Francisco

Naked Roll: scallop cut roll with some spicy mayo and fish roe, wrapped in white soy paper

5.) Guy Savoy & the Lost Art of Storytelling

langoustine carpaccio and langoustine tartar stuff in a squash blossom perfumed by seawater fog at Guy Savoy in Las Vegas at Caesars Palace

6.) DC’s Union Market: the only choice for the indecisive!

Red Apron butcher at DC's Union Market

7.) Meet Chef Daniel Kedan- Sonoma’s Rising Culinary Star

Wild line caught grilled Monterey calamari, Backyard citrus, wild foraged lettuces and spiced almonds.

8.) Loy Nava Dinner Cruises Bangkok

grilled tiger prawns on the Loy Nava in Bangkok, Thailand

9.) Marry me Joel Robuchon!

This is a foie gras we had by traveling outside the state to Joel Robuchon’s L’Atelier in Las Vegas.

10.) The New Year Begins With A Volt

food photos- Volt in Frederick Maryland

Check out our previous post titled A Miami Wedding’s Indecent Proposal or our next post titled Who Doesn’t Love A Packrat?

To stay informed about where the Eatsporkjew team is traveling next, or to what fabulous restaurants and chefs we’ll be introducing you, follow us on TwitterInstagram, or Facebook!

3 thoughts on “One-Year-Old Gets A Facelift

  1. Pingback: A Miami Wedding’s Indecent Proposal | eatsporkjew

  2. Pingback: Who Doesn’t Love A Packrat? | eatsporkjew

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