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    “Taco Bell” Mexican Pizza

    I am addicted to Taco Bell. I feel like this isn’t an uncommon addiction, especially amongst my Indian friends, but I seriously love taco bell more than any other fast-food in the world. I can remember being super excited when my dad would take me to taco bell after a late night dance practice or a long karate tournament. YUM! YUM! YUM! I was at a family party over the holidays and my friend (Ramya P) made homemade mexican pizzas. Honestly, brilliant idea. Why didn’t I do this before? It’s so easy. Taco bell definitely uses fried tortillas for their mexican pizzas, but in an attempt to not be totally…

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    Black bean dip

    Pretty? No. Tasty? Definitely! This black bean dip is super easy to make and great to have around for bean and cheese burritos,┬áseven layer dip, or enchiladas. I whipped up a bowl yesterday and used it as the base for a quick seven layer dip instead of whole black beans. It’s easy to make and super delicious! Ingredients: 2 cans of black beans 1 tomato, diced 1/2 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 chipotle and adobo pepper (about 1 heaping tablespoon) 2 t. cumin 3 t. salt 1/2 lime juiced cilantro to garnish Recipe: 1. Thoroughly rinse the black beans. 2. Combine with tomato, garlic, onion, and chipotle pepper.…

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    Review: The Progress (San Francisco)

    A little more than a year ago, almost to the day, I wrote a review about a popular SF restaurant,┬áState Bird Provisions. Less than a year after, State Bird’s sister restaurant The Progress opened and through friends (Thanks Christina!) I was able to get a reservation. The Progress is right next door to its sister restaurant, but employs a different menu style. All items are served family style, and each table picks 6 items for $65/person. The chefs scale up the portions based on your party size, so it ends up being just the right amount of food. I certainly left the meal feeling full, but not stuffed. Overall, I…

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