Monday, February 7, 2011

Raspberry Fields Forever


What I'm wearing:
*J.Crew (outlet) Gingham Shirt (similar here & here)
*Joie Willa Skirt in Stain
*Hue Opaque Tights in Blue
*anthropologie Snakebite Belt in Grey (similar here)
*Cole Haan Wedges in Black Patent
*Rachel Nasvik "Penelope" Bag in Grey
*American Eagle Pearl Necklace
*Michael Kors Black Oversized Watch


When I first put this top & skirt combination on, I felt like a giant raspberry. Then I decided to add some blueberry tights. So it's berries all around. This went against all of my fashion instincts, but I decided, why the hell not? I don't really shy away from color, but these tights are a bit out of my comfort zone. Like I do often, I used grey as a neutral to tone down the look (not sure if it's toned down at all though).


So I don't really care about football at all, but I did watch the Superbowl last night, and had fun eating junk food and drinking wine (I know beer is the drink of choice for football, but I just wasn't in the mood) while watching the game and the commercials. I wasn't really blown away by any of them, but I think I liked the talking baby one (with the accent) and the one with the little mini Darth Vader! And of course I loved watching Glee afterwards. Loved "Thriller" and "Need You Now", I thought it was a really great episode! Definitely enjoyed it more than the football game. I did root for the Packers (if only because I went to a Packers-Titans game when I was in college) so I was mildly excited that they won.


Probably the highlight of my Sunday was going to lunch at Ippudo. My lovely friend Stephanie told me all about this ramen place, and after trying it earlier this year, I was hooked (and have been back several times). Ippudo has the most delicious pork buns (pictured above) I have ever eaten! (I think I've eaten more pork products in the first month of this year than I did all of last year.) They are perfectly fluffy pockets of bun-goodness with delightful pork within, topped with a little bit of spicy mayo. I could eat these for days.


The ramen ain't too shabby either. This is no ordinary ramen straight out of the package into your kitchen pot. This ramen is yummy, flavorful broth combined with amazing noodles that just warms you up inside. You want to finish this dish to the last drop. I am absolutely obsessed with this place! Unfortunately they don't take reservations, and there is often an hour and a half wait, but we lucked out this time thanks to the Superbowl and only had to wait about 20 minutes (this is a second in Ippudo time). If you aren't in a hurry, I think it's a great place to grab a simply scrumptious meal.

22 comments:

  1. Very Cute outfit Rosa!
    I love the pictures of the food.

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  2. I've never tried a pork bun before but that picture makes me think I need to definitely taste it soon. It looks so yummy!!

    I love how you aren't afraid of color. You always inspire me with your color combos. :)

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  3. fantastic color pairing.... Those tights are BOMB!

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  4. The food looks AMAZING!!! I want a bowl of that ramen now!!!

    And your outfit is so berry cute. I love the way you incorporated the blue tights.

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  5. Oh, I love ramen! It might be the thing I miss most about living in Japan. In fact, I plan on visiting New York JUST to get some real ramen.

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  6. Very cute! I love these rich tones and colors!

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  7. Yum - the food looks delicious - I'm getting hungry just looking at it :)

    Love your jewel tones here!

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  8. You're right, today we are twinzzz. You look so cute! And I didn't know you also had the Penelope bag--I should've busted mine out, lol.

    http://thebohemienne.wordpress.com/

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  9. i love this outfit - the colors are gorgeous and the checked shirt is a favorite of mine. the blue ties together w/it beautifully. ;) omg loved glee! i'm such an addict ~ glad to see it's back. ;) ~ susan

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  10. Your berry outfit is just grand! I am so hungry looking at those pork buns, it's making me crazy!

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  11. I love your outfit! The colors are wonderful!

    Those pork buns look amazing. You are making me hungry:)

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  12. love that second picture- such a cute look!

    xo
    sami

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  13. Yum! & I love the gingham top. :)

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  14. i love the colors in your outfit and am happy to see a post on ippudo. i recently yelped and bookmarked it so i could go on my next visit to nyc. bummer about the wait though.

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  15. Rosa, I heart this entire outfit, it's just perfect!

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  16. This is one of my very favorite outfits!! I love the colors!

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  17. One of my favorite outfits to date! I love the color combo, I would have never thought to pair them together, they look great! :)

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  18. Rosa, I love your berry outfit combo - incredible actually! I feel very inspired.
    I don't eat pork buns, but those ones look delish and the bun itself looks so soft and fluffy, not the coarse varieties you often find in the freezer!

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  19. I love this! What a genius pairing of colors!

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  20. The raspberry, blueberry outfit is a winner for me. I love it!

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  21. I'm a little late to the party, but I had to tell you how much I love this outfit! I think it's one of my favorites on you. I love the bold berry colors and the blue tights are an unexpected, but perfect accessory :)

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