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I can smile through a fever, y’all.

I can smile through a fever, y’all.

Finally, cool and rainy fall weather!  (at The Fan District)

Finally, cool and rainy fall weather! (at The Fan District)

Comfort Food on a snowy night
Creamy polenta with kale
Park Avenue, Richmond, VirginiaPhoto © Moti Eats

Comfort Food on a snowy night

Creamy polenta with kale

Park Avenue, Richmond, Virginia
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Dreaming of India
Homemade egg curry with saag. Nom. Nom. Nom.
Park Avenue, Richmond, VAPhoto © Moti Eats

Dreaming of India

Homemade egg curry with saag. Nom. Nom. Nom.

Park Avenue, Richmond, VA
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A destroyed Smoke Burger 
Missing this place at the moment. I’m thinking we should take another trip to Baltimore soon.
Alewife, Baltimore, MarylandPhoto © Moti Eats

A destroyed Smoke Burger

Missing this place at the moment. I’m thinking we should take another trip to Baltimore soon.

Alewife, Baltimore, Maryland
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Skirt Steak SpecialMarinated and grilled with fresh corn, bacon, asparagus and onions over mashed potatoes. I enjoyed this dinner, but would have preferred not to eat corn on the cob in a restaurant. It came off as a little lazy. Don’t get me wrong, it tasted good but I was not at a backyard BBQ. 
No Frill Bar and Grill, Norfolk, VirginiaPhoto © Moti Eats

Skirt Steak Special
Marinated and grilled with fresh corn, bacon, asparagus and onions over mashed potatoes. I enjoyed this dinner, but would have preferred not to eat corn on the cob in a restaurant. It came off as a little lazy. Don’t get me wrong, it tasted good but I was not at a backyard BBQ.

No Frill Bar and Grill, Norfolk, Virginia
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Risotto Special with Scallops and SausageSeared jumbo scallops and hot Italian sausage over creamy risotto sauteed with baby peas, shitake mushrooms, fresh grape tomatoes and parmesan cheese.I did not even know that thing in the middle was a sausage. It took a while for me to realize what it was, but from what I’m told it tasted good.
No Frill Bar and Grill, Norfolk, VirginiaPhoto © Moti Eats

Risotto Special with Scallops and Sausage
Seared jumbo scallops and hot Italian sausage over creamy risotto sauteed with baby peas, shitake mushrooms, fresh grape tomatoes and parmesan cheese.

I did not even know that thing in the middle was a sausage. It took a while for me to realize what it was, but from what I’m told it tasted good.

No Frill Bar and Grill, Norfolk, Virginia
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Salmon Salad SpecialFaroe Island salmon seared in cajun spices over romaine and spinach with fresh veggies, toasted pecans, peach salsa and creamy avocado dressing.
No Frill Bar and Grill, Norfolk, VirginiaPhoto © Moti Eats

Salmon Salad Special
Faroe Island salmon seared in cajun spices over romaine and spinach with fresh veggies, toasted pecans, peach salsa and creamy avocado dressing.

No Frill Bar and Grill, Norfolk, Virginia
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Little Ducky Rice Crispy TreatsOf course baby showers will have very cute food to go along with whatever cute theme they decided upon. Congratulations Lee!
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Little Ducky Rice Crispy Treats
Of course baby showers will have very cute food to go along with whatever cute theme they decided upon. Congratulations Lee!

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Heaven!Cheeseburger (cheese on both sides) with lettuce, tomato, and mayo, a large limeade, and fries. Doumar’s is the best part of going home.
Doumar’s Cones & Barbecue, Norfolk, Virginia Photo © Moti Eats

Heaven!
Cheeseburger (cheese on both sides) with lettuce, tomato, and mayo, a large limeade, and fries. Doumar’s is the best part of going home.

Doumar’s Cones & Barbecue, Norfolk, Virginia
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Doumar’sA menu that hasn’t changed in forever! The prices are amazing.
Doumar’s Cones & Barbecue, Norfolk, VirginiaPhoto © Moti Eats

Doumar’s
A menu that hasn’t changed in forever! The prices are amazing.

Doumar’s Cones & Barbecue, Norfolk, Virginia
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Lychees!While a pain in the ass to peel, they are really refreshing in this summer heat. Don’t let the prickly skin scare you away.
Park Avenue, Richmond, VirginiaPhoto © Moti Eats

Lychees!
While a pain in the ass to peel, they are really refreshing in this summer heat. Don’t let the prickly skin scare you away.

Park Avenue, Richmond, Virginia
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Homesick for KathmanduThank god for Indian grocery stores. I stocked up on some snacks, mango juice, and lychees. The ridiculously hot weather in Richmond these days added to my make-believe Kathmandu afternoon. 
Park Avenue, Richmond, VirginiaPhoto © Moti Eats

Homesick for Kathmandu
Thank god for Indian grocery stores. I stocked up on some snacks, mango juice, and lychees. The ridiculously hot weather in Richmond these days added to my make-believe Kathmandu afternoon. 

Park Avenue, Richmond, Virginia
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Peter Chang Duck in Stone PotDuck, tofu skin, mushrooms, leeks, szechuan chili peppers — all in a steaming pot!
Peter Chang China Café, Richmond, VirginiaPhoto © Moti Eats

Peter Chang Duck in Stone Pot
Duck, tofu skin, mushrooms, leeks, szechuan chili peppers — all in a steaming pot!

Peter Chang China Café, Richmond, Virginia
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