2019 is the Year of the Pig on the Chinese calendar. According to the ancient definition and stories of the Pig, it symbolizes wealth. The pig's chubby face and big ears represents a life of fortune.
Pigs are known as genuinely happy creatures. They allow themselves to enjoy life and live by the motto "Treat Yoself!" They say you are what you eat, so you might as well go ahead and indulge on some wealth and good fortune.
Twisted Pig Bar and Grill
2717 Coffee Road, Modesto, CA
Hours: M-TH 11 am - 12 am
F 11 am - 2 am
SAT 10 am - 2 am
SUN 11 am - 10 pm
It's pretty messed up to think about eating pig during the Year of the Pig. That's probably not what pigs thought was gonna happen when they found out they were going to have an entire year dedicated to them. But then again, it's not our fault that they taste so good.
Twisted Pig Bar and Grill is a local American restaurant with a not so traditional approach. This gem hiding in plain sight is more than just a restaurant. They have a full bar, a game room, and plenty of seating inside and outdoors. Their hand written sign on this particular February day says "99% of my socks are single and you don't see them crying about it."
Around the entire restaurant, you can see some very unique art and decorations. Black and white photos of pigs hang in the restrooms, while photos of the prohibition era are set on the walls in the dining area. Above the bar sits a glass pig getting wasted on some Jameson Irish Whiskey. You know that pig is always ready for a good time.
Happy Hour had the entire bar full, and everyone was enjoying some good drinks to go along with a good time. But if you're not there for the drinks, don't worry because the food will definitely have you feeling drunk in love with your plate. This experience is somewhat like a first date, and if you play your cards right you might be lucky enough to get that first kiss.
The pig would never skip out on appetizers, so why would you? Do yourself a favor and have food before your meal, it's the way of the pig. There are a handful of options that you can't go wrong with.
The Twisted Mac is mac and cheese made with a creamy housemate cheese sauce, bacon, butter, and toasted bread crumbs. This is like the part of the date when you're trying to get to know the other person. With not too much bacon on top, you can get a glimpse into your future.
Can I see myself with this person for another date? Is their personality too cheesey? Can I get just a cup of bacon? Ok, maybe that last question doesn't relate to relationships. But yes, you can order just a cup of bacon.
The Awesome Tots are tots topped with beer cheese sauce, pico, sour cream, and your choice of meat (definitely recommend the pulled pork). Every first date has to have an awkward moment. Whether its from you talking about your ex or your obsession with collecting Pop! toys, this moment is unavoidable. These tots are a necessity to move forward, without them you are incomplete.
So you've got to know your date and you're passed the awkward moment, now its time to see where this night is really going. If you want to take things slow and keep the date pretty traditional, then this date is more like the Pork Ribs. The Pork Ribs are a half rack smothered in sweet and spicy barbecue sauce served with slaw and mashed potatoes.
As you're finding the things you do and don't like about this person, you're consciously deciding if theres even going to be a second date. If they're anything like these ribs, they are sweet and caring and deserve a second date. Or in this case, a full rack of ribs if you're really hungry for more. Things may get a little bit messy, but it'll definitely be worth it.
Now if you're really this person, and you're ready to go head over heels after the first date, then it is more like the 3 Little Pigs. This sandwich is the whole package. That person you've been looking for that checks all the boxes and is the type of person you'd take home to mama.
The 3 Little Pigs is so big that it doesn't even come with sides, because the sides are on the sandwich. It is a hot link topped with pulled pork, bacon, coleslaw, fries, and a barbecue drizzle served on a roll. This is what you've been waiting for, everything you've ever wanted on one plate. But be careful, because sometimes getting everything you've ever wanted can get a little too spicy and you may over indulge on too much goodness.
By this point, you've drove them home and you're sitting in your car telling the other person how much of a good time you've had. You tell them "Hey, lets do this again" knowing damn well that things went so bad that you hope you never accidentally see them in public. That would be your chain restaurant barbecue spot.
But its all about eating local, and finding the gem hiding in plain sight. Twisted Pig Bar and Grill is deserving of infinite date nights. So be more like a pig and Treat Yoself!
Instagram models run the world. They can have ten posts on their page with 500K followers, where nine of their photos are of them half naked (or just naked), and the other one is them posing with an energy drink while also being half naked.
The visual appeal they offer creates an image that men and young boys can't turn away from, and that women and young girls envy. But these models aren't the only ones out here on Instagram looking sexy. There is some food that be looking thicc af.
Not all Instagram models are sluts, but there is a chance that some of them are. Respect to the ones that have self-respect and do it simply for the money, and also respect to the ones that are doing it just for the attention. Women have the right to be a slut if they so choose too, just ask Amber Rose.
Same goes with food. Some restaurants are totally fine with just creating a good plate of food that tastes good and will leave you happy for the time being. And then there is some food that wants your hands all over it. Taking pictures of it so you can look at it late at night and salivate over the times y'all had together.
But neither of you are exclusive to each other. You know that everyone can get a piece for a price. You're just another slut for that meal.
Theres nothing like some morning pleasure. Getting those endorphins flowing at 8 am will have you feeling like you're floating on a cloud all day. Having that yolk bust all over your face will have you feeling like a real EggSlut.
With six locations across the world, their breakfast sure does get around. But for that moment in time, you feel like you're the only one that EggSlut cares about.
Because of social media, visual appeal is now a must in the food world. People can't eat their food unless they take a picture of it first. Having pictures of food in your phone is better than nudes. And EggSlut offers the best nudes the game has to offer.
But with EggSlut, it goes deeper than the sex appeal. There is something there. They may be a slut on the outside, but once you get to know them, you feel like you have this connection that nobody else can feel. Unfortunately for you, everyone can feel the same way.
Their breakfast is a necessity. Their menu offers modern simplicity.
If you are feeling nostalgic, try the Bacon, Egg & Cheese. This breakfast sandwich will have you reminiscing about your first time. The hardwood smoked bacon, cage-free over medium egg, cheddar cheese and chipotle ketchup in a warm brioche bun will remind you of a time when you thought you knew what you were doing. Until you finally had the real thing, then you realized you had been doing it wrong all those years.
Maybe you're feeling spicy, and you want to cheat on your typical breakfast with something a little more to offer. In which case, you should try the Fairfax. But don't hide your relationship from the world. With cage-free soft scrambled eggs and chives, cheddar cheese, caramelized onions and sriracha mayo in a warm brioche bun, you'll be wanting to kick your normal breakfast to the curb.
Or maybe you want to go all out and try something you've never done before. The Cheeseburger comes with ground angus beef, cage-free over medium egg, caramelized onions, bread and butter pickles, cheddar cheese, and dijonnaise in a warm brioche bun. Having a burger for breakfast may have people questioning your actions, but let them think what they want. You know that you are comfortable in your own skin.
With all of their bread being baked fresh daily and locally, you know you're getting the best buns money can buy. And unlike those nudes you have in your phone, you are free to share these with the world.
Thanks to EggSlut, food is the real love language. It may or may not be real love, but you feel the connection regardless. What could be better than getting that breakfast climax you need to start your day?
Shoutout to all the sluts, you are truly an inspiration.
5424 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village, CA 91607
Hours: 11 am - 8 pm Mon-Sat
On a beautiful breezy January afternoon in Los Angeles, my boys and I were cruising around with the windows down. Checking out the scenery and enjoying the weather. I'm in the passenger seat and of course I'm keeping an eye out for some cool local restaurants, and I see a sign for a restaurant called Burgerama. The name got my attention and I guess I said something about going there. My friends claimedthis happened but I don't remember.
Apparently I had spoken this experience into existence without even knowing, or remembering it. It ended up being our last restaurant on our way home. My friend said he needed a burger before we left the city, so I guess I subconsciously had already picked this spot the morning before.
Burgerama is a brand new burger spot in Valley Village, a neighborhood in Los Angeles that is just a few minutes away from Hollywood. And similar to the big dreams made in Hollywood, you can make your dreams of a delicious burger become a reality in just a matter of minutes.
There was two smiling faces waiting for us as soon as we walked in. Stephanie and Val greeted us and asked us how we found out about their restaurant that has been open for just five months. It is just the two of them, six days a week, serving the community with some delicious food and good vibes. If you want to talk about trying to make a dream become a reality, thats how it happens.
I'm guessing they put in anywhere from 10-12 hours a day of hard work in the restaurant, and on top of that, still have to run their new business. It was inspirational just to talk to them for a few minutes before putting in our order.
Makes you kinda wonder what is really possible if you follow your passion.
The good vibes come first with them, but then it's all about the burgers. And after having a conversation with some of the nicest people we've ever met, I didn't think the food could top the vibes. But my goodness.
I ordered the Country Boy, which is served with bacon, monterey jack cheese, two (FAT) onion rings, and drizzled with bourbon sauce. Val brought the food to our table, and it was a wrap from there. I didn't wantto take the time to take a picture of my food, but I knew for the sake of the blog I had to wait and capture the moment.
I knew the bite I was about to take was going to be incredible. I remember everything in slow motion. My hands stretched out as wide as possible in order to get the best grip, my eyes wide open so that I could take in the moment, mouth watering in anticipation. And then finally taking that huge first bite was like a Hollywood dream come true. That burger was thicc af.
This was easily one of the best burgers I've ever had. I'm usually always trying to keep my hands and face clean as I eat, but after that first bite I made the conscious decision to just immerse myself in the entire experience and allowed myself to be a sloppy mess while I devoured it all. The fries were cooked to a delicious salty crisp, and were served with ranch and spicy ketchup that paired beautifully.
This spot was all about about passion. The love and care that these two put into this restaurant can be tasted in the food itself. There is soul food and then there is food for the soul. This is where you go to cleanse all your sins, and those sins being any other lesser burger you've ever eaten. Do yourself a favor and ask for a side of forgiveness with your order. Stephanie and Val were very humble, and that will do nothing but take them wherever their hearts desire.
But I'll be not humble for them. Go check them out next time you're in LA!