Deep Fried Diaries

The insider's scoop on food, travel & southern culture

Tomato Roundup

There’s something incomparably refreshing about a tomato. Biting into that firm, spongy flesh. Tasting its earthy sweetness. Juicy, pink liquid dripping down your chin. Am I getting too graphic? At … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

My Weekend Getaway—A Lil’ Southern Perspective

When you’re as busy as I am, vacations become imperative to your mental health. And this past weekend, I had a rather unassuming little getaway. People from DC might not … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Orleans Restaurant + A Birthday Wish Come True

All it takes is a few minutes in conversation, and the New Orleans in me will about near slap you in the face. If there’s one thing I’m proud of, … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

I’m Simone.

Who am I? I’m Simone. For the past 13 years, I’ve made my home in Washington, DC, where I’ve gotten myself all wrapped up in the marvelous culture of this … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

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