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FOOD

August 24, 2017

Alas, another long weekend has come and gone this summer and I am back home writing about it. From Friday through Tuesday, I enjoyed a reprieve from the muggy congestion of Manhattan on a brief jaunt to Chatham, Cape Cod with my best friend of 15 years, Amy. As my bestie is currently living in London, it was a treat to get to see her over her birthday weekend stateside.

While the drive up was a bit of a doozy (there was a monso...

July 25, 2017

“Running through the six with my woes...”

...is just one of many rap lyrics I’m embarrassed to say I don’t understand. That is, until my 18-year old brother explained this one to me on our family adventure to Toronto this past weekend. (JSYK apparently, “woes” are homies or friends and "the six" is Toronto).

Anyway, having never been to Canada, aside from a brief trip as an infant to Vancouver many years ago, I wa...

July 10, 2017

Ethiopian food may be one of my absolute favorite cuisines. If you have never had Ethiopian food, please kindly close the device you are reading this on and find your closest Ethiopian restaurant (if not my personal favorite, Walia). For newbies, I like to compare the fare to Indian, as it follows a similar, robust-flavored, stew + bread, eat-with-your-hands style (I actually find it to be even better). Last week, I introduced...

July 5, 2017

I am a proud foodie, thanks to a very generous upbringing by my parents who in turn relish in the appreciation of a good meal. I happen to be particularly fortunate, as my mom owned her own catering company for years and my dad attended culinary school. Suffice it to say, I’ve developed a rather high standard for food, so I was elated to be invited to lunch at one of New York’s six 3-Star Michelin Restaurants, Le Bernardi...

June 28, 2017

The 'Pac Man' Shrimp Dumplings - RedFarm NYC

When it comes to food, I will try anything at least once (multiple times if we’re referring to oysters, which I still can’t get down with, despite my determination to feel #classy with those slimy sea creatures). Anyway, this adventurous palette of mine has lent itself to trying everything from bone marrow to pig ears and even a brief career as a “foodstagrammer” (see @le_g...

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