• eat and drink,  restaurant reviews,  washington dc

    Kintaro (Washington, DC)

    This winter has been completely brutal. Just when we think it’s going to be spring, here comes another round of snow, wind, rain or a combination of all of the above.  I’m always in the mood for noodles, but after another harsh week of winter weather, nothing sounds better than a big, hearty bowl of ramen noodles. Yum!  Raisin Bread and I visited Kintaro in Georgetown recently to get our ramen fix!  I started off my meal with salmon onigiri. Onigiri is basically a rice ball wrapped in nori, but mine also had a bit of salmon tucked away in the middle. It also came with a few pickles. I guess that…

  • active life,  half marathon,  rock n roll half,  Running,  washington dc

    Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon 2014 – Race Recap

    Half marathon number 3 is in the books! On Saturday, I ran the 2014 Rock ‘N’ Roll USA Half Marathon in Washington, DC. I was hoping to knock out two of my 60 Goals in 3 Years with this race. I ran a local half marathon but did not manage to finish in 2:30. That goal remains on the to do list!    On Thursday, I headed to the Expo to pick up my race packet. I was pressed for time, so I was not able to wander the booths to see what was new.  In addition to a technical race shirt in women’s size (yes!), I got a nice…