Saturday, October 8, 2011

Freedom Fridays: Out to celebrate a glorious day!



Yesterday was a fabulous Friday.  I had a job interview, for a position 50 miles closer to my house.  And...I got the postion.  It will literally cut 100 miles (500 per week, 2000 per month, 24,000 per year!) and countless hours off of my daily commute.  I burst into song as I was driving home from getting the 2nd set of new tires this year.  "What song?" you ask.  This song:



I've probably listened to this song 600 times since yesterday.  I'm listening to it right now, as I type this.

I wanted to go out to celebrate.  We used to have this really cool dive bar not far from us that had a pretty good selection of vegan options, but it changed owners and now is a tapas bar, with not much to offer, so we had to find a new place to get our drink on.  We found another spot not too far down the road, and decided to stop in for a drink, just to check it out, then head out to dinner somewhere else.  Dan ordered a beer, and I a margarita.  For kicks, I had a look at the menu.  If nothing else I could get some fries.  But better than that...fried green beans!  Served with a wasabi vinaigrette.  Oh, snap! A picture, that is.

Tempura Green Beans
Tempura Green Beans
Sorry for the blurry picture.  I took it with my phone and it was dark in the bar.

5 comments:

  1. Congratulations on the new job — and landing it at the interview, no less. Can't say I've never had a fried green bean but it does kind of make you feel a little justified in eating it. It IS a green vegetable, right?

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  2. Congrat's on the new job, that's awesome! The tempura beans look pretty rad too.

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  3. Congratulations on the new job! Those tempura beans look delicious.

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  4. Congratulations Joni! I am so happy for you!!

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  5. hey u live pretty darn close to me! what bar has those yummy green beans? how do you like living in the canyon? i kinda wanna move away from the ruckus :)

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