Emily Spetrino-Murtagh, What Are You Eating?
What'd you eat for dinner last night? Homemade egg salad. Actually, egg salad or eggs of some form have been the last several meals I have had. It's disgusting, but I blame the pregnancy.
Favorite food: Anything potato. I am a connoisseur of eating bland foods. Give me a well-cooked potato with some salt and butter, and I am set.
Least favorite food: Anything from an ocean, lake or river. Being an Arizona native doesn't really equip your palate for food of the fishy persuasion.
Favorite dessert: I could Maybe eat my weight in Baskin Robbins regular chocolate ice cream topped with rainbow sprinkles. Did I mention I'm actually a 5-year-old?
Favorite local restaurant and meal to order there: Right now, I'd have to say America's Taco Shop--an extra-large bean and cheese burrito with an order of their chips and salsa. Their salsa is incredible, and I am pretty convinced that they put some kind of drug in their cheese to make it so addicting.
Favorite local bar and cocktail to order there: I don't drink, but I can tell you that I am addicted to iced tea. If you're looking for the best iced tea in town, go to the Duck and Decanter (they do different flavors everyday, but their black current tea is awesome) or get the Hava Java blend from Hava Java (3166 E. Camelback Road). Trust me, I've done my iced tea research.
Favorite thing to cook at home: Hashbrowns. You haven't had hashbrowns 'til you've had mine.
Favorite memory involving food: I don't know that I can pinpoint just one, but my best bud, Ryan Avery, and I have really shared some great moments through food. It's rare to find another chubster with as many food issues as myself, so it's always been something special we've bonded over.
Recipe or food tip to share: If you ever find yourself in London, England don't ever, ever eat at the "Mexican" restaurant, El Paso. Just trust me on this one.