Breakfast/ Dinner

All About the CHEESE!


Hope y’all are enjoying your weekend. I know Molly and I sure are! Last night we went to my favorite restaurant here, Zazu, and it was nothing short of aaaamazing! We started with the best cheese plate that I’ve ever had:

There’s really no words to describe how delicious this was. I actually closed my eyes and moaned……two words: truffle honey.
I ordered some sort of chickpea creation for dinner that came with feta and a farm fresh egg on top:

So good!!! We washed it all down with some lovely Quivira vino.
There may or may not have been an impromptu dance party/sing along that lasted late into the evening. ๐Ÿ˜‰ This morning we hit up Willow Wood for some brunchie brunch in Graton. I had baked eggs with spinach and goat cheese with a side of bacon:


Plus like four cups of coffee. I’m feeling like a new woman now. Amazing what some coffee and bacon can do.
And we’re off to enjoy the day! See you laterrr ๐Ÿ™‚

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  • diana(mymarblerye)
    March 27, 2010 at 11:56 am

    truffle honey?! I have 2 words for you….”I died”. Never heard of it…but I want it…Is it wrong to have food on my “bucket list”?

  • Freya @ Brit Chick Runs
    March 27, 2010 at 11:56 am

    Oooh that cheese plate sounds good! I do enjoy a cheese plate from time to time…Never heard of truffle honey, but I love honey so it sounds good! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Nora@livelifeeatright
    March 27, 2010 at 11:57 am

    Yummm I live a good cheese plate! Are those marcona almonds? Looks like a fantastic dinner, not to mention brunch! Farm drag are so rich! I bet it made such a nice creamy contrast to the chick peas… Might have to try that out sometime!

  • Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun)
    March 27, 2010 at 12:05 pm

    What an “eggs-cellent” post. Oy, that was a clunker of a food pun if I ever did make one. Seriously though, it looks like you’re living it up (and eating it up) well with your pal. Enjoy it!

  • Whitney @ whitinspired
    March 27, 2010 at 12:08 pm

    Truffle Honey??? What?! That sounds so yummy!

  • Anne @ Food Loving Polar Beara
    March 27, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    Truffel honey sounds yummy and that cheese platter made me drool ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Stacey
    March 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm

    Egg’s I love them both ways. I love the idea of the chickpeas and feta with an egg on top. I think I will try that.

  • M
    March 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    I thought you gave up meat for lent? Was that veggie bacon?

  • KatieTX
    March 27, 2010 at 12:46 pm

    mmm that bacon looks amazing. I could never give up meat for 40 days…I understand!

  • clay
    March 27, 2010 at 12:47 pm

    Mmm that sounds like a great combo! I need to try that!

  • Erin (Travel, Eat, Repeat)
    March 27, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    Oh my gosh, those eggs look INCREDIBLE! Can I somehow reach across oceans and through the computer screen to get them?!

  • Midgetkeeper
    March 27, 2010 at 1:17 pm

    Sounds delicious!

  • Ameena
    March 27, 2010 at 1:29 pm

    I have never heard of truffle honey but it seriously sounds amazing!!

  • Anne
    March 27, 2010 at 2:04 pm

    Food looks awesome but loaded with FAT. What happened to your healthy eating lately?

  • Adam
    March 27, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    Agreed about the coffee, minus the bacon!

  • Cynthia (It All Changes)
    March 27, 2010 at 2:24 pm

    Chickpeas and feta are a great combination!

  • Jil
    March 27, 2010 at 2:56 pm

    Ohh, that cheese place looks and sounds amazing. Truffle honey? I can only imagine how amazing.

  • Evan Thomas
    March 27, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    truffle honey? Dear God that sounds good

  • Candice
    March 27, 2010 at 3:12 pm

    Looks awesome! Especially the chickpea dish:)

  • Sarah
    March 27, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    I love eggs. Eat-them-almost-every-day love. And coffee? I must have coffee, especially on week days, because I’m just much happier when I have it.

  • Jessica @ The Process of Healing
    March 27, 2010 at 3:44 pm

    Annd I’m totally insanely jealous of the cheese plate. LOVE me some good cheese!! And nothing is better with cheese than honey… or maybe wine ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • eatmovelove
    March 27, 2010 at 3:57 pm

    I am a CHEESE ADDICT!! Like, it’s ridiculous…I have so many kinds in my fridge now…mozzarella, cheddar, rice, dairy, goat’s, cream cheese, ricotta…laughing cow? ๐Ÿ˜‰ Good stuff.

    Give me plate full of cheese and crackers and some vino and I’m GOOD TO GO ๐Ÿ™‚

    I love your photos by the way – they look really quaint or something…are you interested in taking pictures/photography as well? Or is that just “part of the blog” ?

  • Cole
    March 27, 2010 at 4:30 pm

    Great photos. Coffee sounds great right about now!

  • Salah@myhealthiestlifestyle
    March 27, 2010 at 4:34 pm

    truffle honey? sounds amazing! I’m glad you and your friend are having such a great time together!

  • Salah@myhealthiestlifestyle
    March 27, 2010 at 4:34 pm

    truffle honey? sounds amazing! I’m glad you and your friend are having such a great time together!

  • Carolyn @
    March 27, 2010 at 4:46 pm

    Bacon is definitely a mood lifter! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Heather (Heather's Dish)
    March 27, 2010 at 4:48 pm

    coffee and bacon are what make the world go ’round ๐Ÿ™‚ truffle honey sounds orgasmic…there, i said it! hope y’all keep having a blast together!

  • Lauren @ Eater not a runner
    March 27, 2010 at 6:18 pm

    AHhh love cheese +truffle honey. Amazing!

  • Jessica @ How Sweet It Is
    March 27, 2010 at 6:22 pm

    Love that fried egg on top! Yum!

  • sj
    March 27, 2010 at 6:42 pm

    didn’t you give up meat for lent? the brunch looks great though! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Kalli@fitandfortysomething
    March 27, 2010 at 7:35 pm

    What a great time you are having ๐Ÿ™‚

  • eatdrinkandbemerrynyc
    March 27, 2010 at 7:39 pm

    two words. reason i’m not vegan. cheese. bacon. ๐Ÿ˜‰ enough said!

  • Mae
    March 27, 2010 at 7:41 pm

    I love the abundance of fried eggs. Seriously on my list of favorite foods. I love slightly runny yolks!
    Do you know how truffle honey is made? It sounds really interesting.

  • Pam (@ TotalHealthCounseling)
    March 27, 2010 at 8:37 pm

    Hmm the chickpea and egg dish looks really good!
    Girl time is always so much fun, glad you got to see your longtime friend.

  • Ali @ Food, Fitness, Fashion
    March 28, 2010 at 6:58 am

    That breakfast looks awesome! I have never had baked eggs, but it sounds interesting. The goat cheese melted on top looks amazing! Glad your having a great weekend!

  • Kristin (Cook, Bake and Nibble)
    March 28, 2010 at 7:21 am

    You seriously have the most wonderful foodie-life =D


  • Katherine
    March 28, 2010 at 8:42 am

    Wow~ that food looks amazing!

  • Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down)
    March 28, 2010 at 10:32 am

    Mmm…I love brunch food! So relaxing and enjoyable. ๐Ÿ˜€

    Have fun today!

  • Ashley
    March 28, 2010 at 11:41 am


    Seriously- I need one of those “Taco-licious shirts”.. I LOL and LOL a few times while reading the post.. And as far as the protest signs “good you for you gals”!! Keep showin’ em what you beleive in…

    Happy Blogging


  • Jessie
    March 28, 2010 at 11:56 am

    The farm-fresh eggs are always so much better than the ones that have sitting around the store for a while. My university has a strong farming department, and the eggs that come from their henhouses … oh, yeah ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Catherine
    March 28, 2010 at 12:50 pm

    Nom! Eggs with goat cheese & spinach??? That is probably my fav brunch fare ever!

  • Gabriela
    March 28, 2010 at 2:41 pm

    YUUUM – chickpeas…
    Hahahaha, amazing post, Jenna!
    Beautiful pics, as always ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Have a great week!
    Brazilian XOXOยดs,

  • Katherine
    March 28, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    You could have just posted the two words truffle honey and I would be in awe. the pictures are overkill teasing me !

  • Andrea
    March 28, 2010 at 5:17 pm

    Aaahh delicious brunch! I love baked eggs, especially with goat cheese and a side of bacon!

  • Jolene (
    March 28, 2010 at 6:34 pm

    That egg dish looks AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!

  • Heather @ Side of Sneakers
    March 28, 2010 at 6:51 pm

    What an amazing sounding cheese plate! Truffle honey?! mmmm

  • Genie
    March 29, 2010 at 5:12 am

    WOW! What a beautiful breakfast!

  • Beth @ DiningAndDishing
    March 29, 2010 at 7:32 am

    Oh I’m with you…truffle honey is one of my favorite things EVER!!! Theres a restaraunt near where I work that makes a *fantastic* cheese plate and I’m pretty sure it’s 99% due to that AMAZING honey! ๐Ÿ™‚