Eating Out and About

Yesterday (Friday) was a hectic day! Bobby and I drove into the city to drop off a bunch of stuff at our apartment (we’re moving in this weekend), got a parking ticket ($95 – wtf), picked up Bobby’s new suits (they’re beautiful – Michael Kors), ate out twice, I got a mani cure, and we both got ready for my friend’s wedding today (Saturday).

We did the lunch special at Edo Sushi. I got chicken and broccoli again ($5.75; steamed) and Bobby got Salmon Don ($12). These are Droid pictures. The special comes with soup (miso for me)…

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And then you get your entree. Mine came with rice on the side but I saved it to make fried rice later.

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Edo’s is my favorite Pennington restaurant.

Dinner was at a new place called Pho 99; it’s Vietnamese. It’s up on Route 27 past Princeton. I opted for the papaya salad with shrimp (my usual). It comes with peanuts and a nice Vietnamese dressing. I also add hoisin sauce.

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It was actually quite average and much smaller than I’m used to. Bobby offered to share his very large bowl of pho with me (beef noodle soup) and I happily obliged.

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The pho was delicious. The broth was really good; so was the beef; the noodles were just average though. I’m like Heather; I don’t have beef often, but sometimes it just hits the spot. This was super lean and thinly sliced.

I have to go get dressed and ready for the wedding (it’s at 2:30pm)… after the reception we’ll do some more moving or wait until tomorrow.

Holding myself accountableI have not gotten in a good workout this week or last week at all. I want to get back on track with that. I haven’t even been able to do my standard walking or yoga. I’m writing this here for answerability. Maybe I’ll try to get a walk in before the wedding. I have also been eating grapes by the pound, and I need to stop for the sake of my skin, tummy, and wallet (grapes are expensive; they make me bloat; I just had a facial – I don’t want to ruin it). The facialist said to cut back on sugar and I want to listen to her (I know she’s right).

What are you doing this weekend?

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13 Comments on Eating Out and About

  1. Heather McD (Heather Eats Almond Butter)
    21 November, 2009 at 8:36 am (5 years ago)

    I love papaya salad…and beef. :)

    Hope you get in a walk today Maggie, but don’t stress about it. Enjoy the wedding. You’ll get back into your exercise routine once everything gets settled.

  2. Dori
    21 November, 2009 at 9:10 am (5 years ago)

    Your workouts will get back on track when I give you the week passes for Sports Club/LA! By the time I see you it *might* be too late for the November pass, but you can use the December very soon! They have a lot of yoga there, people seemed to really like it. I wish I tried it out more while I was there.

    I also recommend Brynn Jinnett’s Transfigure on Sundays at 2:30 when you do it — she is a friend of mine and her class is amazing, think you’d really enjoy.

    Your food all looks great, especially the papaya salad.

  3. Christina
    21 November, 2009 at 9:42 am (5 years ago)

    We jsut got back in town late last night, so this weekend is settling back in. I have 2 suitcases of laundry to do and a week’s worth of blog posting. I stupidly forgot my card reader at home, so I couldn’t blog as it happened and now have to re-cap. Darn!

    Don’t feel TOO bad about not working out, it’s not like youv’e been sitting on your bum all day! Moving is a lot of work, too!

  4. VeggieGirl
    21 November, 2009 at 10:49 am (5 years ago)

    Oooh, I hope to see photos of Bobby’s new suits! :)

    Hang in there, dear Maggie – stroll around at the wedding and take care.

  5. Kimberly
    21 November, 2009 at 1:38 pm (5 years ago)

    You’re doing fine. My friend is also preparing for her wedding and she’s stressed as well, but it’s all good. :)

    How will eating grapes give you bad skin? Thought fruits are good for you.

  6. Light Delight with TouTou
    21 November, 2009 at 2:31 pm (5 years ago)

    I prefer Bobby’s salmon ! They look delish:-)
    I love phos too. but I can never figure out why all pho noodle place are followed with a number/ do you happen to know what they mean?
    I don’t have any specific plans for this weekend – but I do have plans that finishing up my paper! :-) have fun at wedding!

  7. candice
    21 November, 2009 at 2:52 pm (5 years ago)

    Papaya salad is crunchy and sour and delightful. As is pho, but in a different, beefy, savory way… mmmm… can’t believe I used to hate it!

  8. Andrea@WellnessNotes
    21 November, 2009 at 4:04 pm (5 years ago)

    Have a great time at the wedding! Hope to see pics… :)

    And I know you’ll get back to your regular exercise soon enough! ;)

  9. Biz
    21 November, 2009 at 4:17 pm (5 years ago)

    Love that pho soup! I’ll have to try to recreate that. You been through so much lately, I wouldn’t sweat the no workouts!

    Have fun at the wedding!

  10. Shannon
    22 November, 2009 at 5:52 am (5 years ago)

    hope you had a great time at the wedding! lovely pho, i’ll have to try that sometime :) wegmans is amazing… and what is this good news you speak of?? yay:)

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