Four Years {Giveaway Post!}

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on October 17, 2012

in contest, giveaway

Four years ago tonight, I sat down with a cup of coffee… opened up for the very first time, picked out this picture: Came up with a cute headline, and What’s for Dinner? was born. My first post was, by today’s standards, pathetic. No pictures, a lame description of a simple dinner, and absolutely […]


Clandestino Dining and a XYBoard

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on July 5, 2012

in grilling, Mexican/Latin, photography, Verizon Savvy Gourmet

About a month ago, I was invited by Verizon to become one of their Savvy Gourmet bloggers. I of course accepted the offer, and eagerly awaited the weekend of June 29 for the kick-off event. Bloggers from all over the midwest would be coming together for a day of fun and new technology, and I […]


Foodie Photo Friday: A Date with EatingBender!

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on May 18, 2012

in dessert, friends, sushi

Jenn and I have a history of phenomenal dates, many of them involving sushi. We had tried many many times over the past few months to get together, and we finally made it happen! We visited a favorite sushi place (and ran into Eo while there!) and later, went to a Chicago suburban classic place, […]


The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pans: Going Green!

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on April 30, 2012

in bread, dessert, friends, vegetables, vegetarian

It had been an extremely long time since I’d seen my Traveling Pans sisters… since Thanksgiving, to be exact! We kept planning dinners, then life would get in the way and they’d either be canceled or I wouldn’t be able to make it. I promised myself that the next dinner, I’d go, no matter what. […]


Wordless Wednesday

by Mara @ What's For Dinner? on April 18, 2012

in Asian, friends, sushi

A dinner date with Biz! It amazes me that we don’t get together more often… calamari fries, shared Biz’s chicken and seafood yakisoba spicy tuna and jalapeño and white tuna roll Philly roll Lava cake and green tea ice cream, shared