A Taste of Saturday

by Nicci on 07/10/2011

I had a great time getting together with Kari, one of my best friends, for lunch.  We decided on Chopsticks to catch up on what’s going on in each other’s lives.

I was feeling sushi, so I started with an eel roll.


My all time favorite roll to chow down on.



Kari decided on General Tao’s Chicken and rice.



I think it was a good choice!



I’m also sure this is our favorite restaurant in town, we always pick Chopsticks.


More sushi  (volcano roll)


Usually the volcano rolls are delicious, but I wasn’t feeling this one.  I think it was made in a hurry and too much sauce was added, on top.

So I ate a few rolls and left the rest.



Later that evening, Chris and I headed out to ‘’Taste of Dallas’’.  It was too hot outside, so we lingered around the inside booth areas to cool off. 

I had planned on checking out more booths to sample food, but the inside area with the jewelry shops had most of my attention.

We did check out Trailer Cakes, which was a really cute, local bakery selling mini-cupcakes.




I tried their popular PB&J cupcake, which the booth lady stated was awesome… and of course it was DELICIOUS!!


PBJ Cupcake


Then it was Spazmatic time!




I had to capture them singing Vanilla Ice, but ‘’Jessie’s Girl’’ is my favorite song they sing.



Definitely a fun weekend!

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Kelly August 16, 2011 at 2:28 pm

So random but my friend actually booked the Spazmatics at her wedding. Best wedding ever!!

Nicci August 31, 2011 at 12:50 pm

That is awesome, I’ve always wondered if they could do that. I’d love to do that one day. lol

Hilary August 2, 2011 at 10:47 am

I don’t like sushi, but that volcano roll is quite beautiful! And the pb and j cupcake? Jealous! Mouth watering over here!

Kimberly July 27, 2011 at 9:59 am

Oh my goodness, I would be in sushi heaven – the eel roll is one of my faves! Looks good! And what a great idea — traveling cupcakes?? yes, please!! :)

Sarah July 18, 2011 at 3:24 pm

That sushi looks amazing! And I agree that the volcano roll looks a little sloppy. That cupcake looks like it would give you sugar shock right away though, but man! What a way to go… nom.

Shannon [Tropical Eats] July 14, 2011 at 10:51 pm

thats a bummer about the volcano rolls! i was gonna say, they sound pretty interesting.

pb&j cupcake is adorable. And i wanna own that trailer!

Sues July 13, 2011 at 8:12 am

Looks like such a fun evening and that cupcake looks incredible! But that volcano roll? That IS A LOT of sauce!!! :)

Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca) July 11, 2011 at 2:43 am

Ooooooh, a volcano roll!!!?? How have I never heard of that before!? I need to get one STAT.

Michelle @ The Cooking Life July 10, 2011 at 9:54 pm

mmmm, love Mr. Chopsticks!

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