Putting Spring Vegetables to Work →
This is my everything right now.
At first Rodriguez would not let Booker into the burning house. “He basically...– Newark Mayor Cory Booker: Race into home fire was a “come to Jesus moment” - CBS News It’s official, Cory Booker is a superhero. (via apsies) Cory Booker 2016 (via tehvalerie) He’d have my vote for sure. Has anyone seen Brick City, the documentary about his leadership in Newark? Highly...
Funny you should say that. I refuse to eat at Subway because I think the sandwiches smell like band-aids. Just the thought makes me gag. sarahb: 2. Subway is like sandwiches made by doctors. 3. That’s really nice that you love the universe but I don’t think the universe loves you back.
I like to eat.
So I thought I’d make a completely subjective list of my favorite places to eat in New York. These are places that I would (and do!) come back to again and again (wallet permitting, in the case of Gramercy Tavern). 1. Red Hook Ballfields 2. Kefi 3. Motorino 4. Gramercy Tavern (for a splurge) 5. La Superior 6. The General Greene 7. The Smoke Joint 8. Fiore 9. Momofuku Noodle Bar ...
I am in desperate need of a vacation, but I am biding my time with the knowledge that spring is well on its way. I am saving my pennies for a week at Casa Sagrada in Oaxaca. How cute are those rooms? And, to top it off, they have cooking classes and tours of the local markets!
The Minimalist - Things to Prepare Before the... →
Rethinking all of my Thanksgiving choices and now I want to make exactly 12 varieties of chutney to accompany the meal.
Really digging M. Ward’s new album, Hold Time. It’s folky, swingy, and pretty rockin’. Plus, Zoey Deschanel (of She & Him) makes an appearance on a couple of tracks. Check out some of the new songs on his MySpace page.
Cannot wait to try these.
Brooklyn Standard or, Greenpoint is Getting Trendy →
$4 for a PBR is nothing short of highway robbery. NOT recommended: http://www.thelovincupcafe.com/
3 day weekend
Excited that it’s only Sunday morning. Looking forward to the gym, laundry, homemade African Peanut Stew, and pickletinis later!
Valentine’s Day Dinner at Enoteca Maria: Because of a Staten Island Ferry incident, it took nearly 3 hours to get there from our aparment in Brooklyn, but so worth it. 6 Italian grandmothers from different regions of Italy take turns planning the menu and cooking for the evening. Adelina from Napoli was our grandmother for the night, and she hooked it up! Antipasti with housemade...
I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice—not because of his...– A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving Best first sentence I’ve ever read.