Dish Up! - My Week 1 in Review

Welcome to the first addition of Dish Up! - My Week in Review.  Every Friday I'm going to post highlights (culinary and other) from the past week. Enjoy!

  My boyfriend, Tommy, went on tour with his band   Prisoner  .  They played an amazing kick-off show at   Strange Matter  .  

My boyfriend, Tommy, went on tour with his band Prisoner.  They played an amazing kick-off show at Strange Matter.  

  I loved the way my pint of PBR lit up on top of an old-school Pac Man/Galaga machine.

I loved the way my pint of PBR lit up on top of an old-school Pac Man/Galaga machine.

 My mom made me a bowl of  duk gook , a rice cake and bone marrow soup that every self-respecting Korean eats on new years. 

My mom made me a bowl of duk gook, a rice cake and bone marrow soup that every self-respecting Korean eats on new years. 

  My mom and her "grandson" Forest had some quality bonding time.  

My mom and her "grandson" Forest had some quality bonding time.  

  The Orion Lounge , in Fredericksburg, Virginia surprised me with class-A, non-traditional sushi.  The crabmeat filled Orion roll (above) was the favorite. 

The Orion Lounge, in Fredericksburg, Virginia surprised me with class-A, non-traditional sushi.  The crabmeat filled Orion roll (above) was the favorite. 

 The Orion Lounge Martini may be the best dirty martini I've ever had.  

The Orion Lounge Martini may be the best dirty martini I've ever had.  

 The Solar Eclipse Roll was filled with spicy yellowtail and topped with yellowtail, avocado, jalapeno, masago (roe) and spicy mayo

The Solar Eclipse Roll was filled with spicy yellowtail and topped with yellowtail, avocado, jalapeno, masago (roe) and spicy mayo

 Ate Korean food at 2am at  Yechon's,  a Korean restaurant in Annandale, Virginia that's open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

Ate Korean food at 2am at Yechon's, a Korean restaurant in Annandale, Virginia that's open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 

 Yechon's  banchans  - complimentary Korean side dishes that are served with every meal 

Yechon's banchans - complimentary Korean side dishes that are served with every meal 

 After  surmising  that we wouldn't get winter weather anytime soon, Virginia experienced record low temperatures. 

After surmising that we wouldn't get winter weather anytime soon, Virginia experienced record low temperatures. 

 Forest enjoys the first real snow of the year. 

Forest enjoys the first real snow of the year. 

 My sister, best friend, and I took some pictures at the site of  Richmond's Street Art Festival . I love the giant gnome looking through the garage door.  

My sister, best friend, and I took some pictures at the site of Richmond's Street Art Festival. I love the giant gnome looking through the garage door.  

 No parking

No parking

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 Since my sister was in town from Seattle, my mom celebrated her birthday a little early this year. 

Since my sister was in town from Seattle, my mom celebrated her birthday a little early this year. 

 My mom's delicious raspberry & white chocolate cake from  Fresh Market 

My mom's delicious raspberry & white chocolate cake from Fresh Market