Featured food finds: Wednesday and Thursday
I knew I was in trouble on Wednesday morning when I walked into my office (after a full breakfast at home, of course) to these fateful words coming from Nydia’s mouth: Sarah, there’s food in the conference room. And, as usual, it was my favorite Dominican breakfast of all time (well, since September when I started working at my agency): mangu and Dominican oatmeal! I kept my portions small and snack-sized because I tend to think more reasonably at 9am than I do at, say, 3:30pm when baby showers start to roll around …
I won’t go into details of what comprises these delicacies since I have now described them on my blog about 7,000 times thanks to my coworkers, but rest secure in the knowledge that I was in breakfast heaven.
In the afternoon, I had a lunchtime meeting, so I brought my CSA salad and supplemented with these meeting snacks: carrots, red peppers, salsa, and grapes.
Plus a perfect oatmeal chocolate chip cookie homemade by Sarah (the other one):
Also during the meeting, Deborah shared a bite of her eclectic rice creation that included lettuce, pork chop, cilantro, beans, and a number of other secret ingredients:
As you know, the mother lode of all food finds (Lucia’s baby shower) happened shortly thereafter 😛
On Thursday, Beryl put together some cheddar and guava jelly snacks for us:
(I had about 6 :-P)
Myrna also brought a stewed eggplant dish for me that her stepdad made. I had it on top of all my CSA leaves:
I can’t remember the name of it, but it was sooooooo good.
Lillian gave me the salad that came with her tacos. Yay for more greens!
(See that avocado in there? Mmmmmmmmmmmmm.)
Belkis had a slice of cake leftover from the shower Wednesday, so she shared it with me.
And then, Deborah and I got wind that there had been a birthday party upstairs, so she called in a favor to one of her 5th floor connections :-D. We went to the conference room up there and found this:
So Deborah loaded up a plate for us to share:
And the cake goes on … How is it possible?!
I’m off for some NYC food blogger excitement. Can you guess where I am and who I am seeing??
6 thoughts on “Into my lap, part 2”
Guava jelly and cheddar?? I feel like I’m watching the Food Network! I’ve never heard of guava jelly, but they must be good if you had 6! Yum, the stewed eggplant sounds delicious too, I love love love eggplant!
Your work is a foodies playground!! haha 🙂 I love it!
It’s so great you get to try such diverse foods!
Enjoy your weekend!!
All that looks great! I especially like the rice dish and stewed eggplant.
Maybe I should know, but what is guava? It looks so cool!
Cake with custard filling! mmm
ooooh, those cheese picks could not look tastier – I love guava paste! and I bet you were at the Veggie Girl meet up, hope you guys had a great time!