Tag Archives: New York City

Four Score and Seven…Oh Wait Just 4 Years

My New View at night
It feels like a life time since I moved to New York City but in reality it has only been 4 years and today marks that anniversary…. Also as a surprise it happens to be the one year anniversary of this blog. I did not realize I started it on my moving to New York anniversary last year but while looking through my archive I noticed it this past weekend…
.... Not Even a Smoking Section
Moving to NYC was a big, huge, monumental change in my life and after all this time here I feel like I still have so much to do yet at the same time I long for some change of scenery. We will see where this next year takes me but what I know I will continue with is this blog. In starting it I created a reason to cook new things all the time and to improve my skills and while I have been a bit sporadic in my posting, mostly due to lack of good photos and the will to write, it has defiantly influenced my cooking and eating for the better. When I am out I have been trying new things and at home I have been trying to eat more healthy and make more interesting food… In this upcoming year I plan on continuing to do the same and sharing as much as I can here.

Just for a bit of fun I thought I should share my favorite Gratuitous Photo Photos from the past year


Granola Bars


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A New York Moment

Sometime something so incredibly cool and unbelievable happens that you are still shocked hours or days later that it happened. NYC can bring a lot of these moments but by far this has been the most amazingly cool thing to happen that I am still in shock. What happened you say… Banksy ‘tagged’ (for lack of a better word) my apt building as part of his NY residency series! I am stillĀ  dumbfounded that my random building in my strange neighborhood in Brooklyn was his choice for a piece.

Banksy: Better Out Than In NYC

Banksy: Better Out Than In NYC

I also love the fact the text says “Value is Arbitrary” something that truly resonates with me.

bed-stuy-03-sized-private Photo via Banksy NY

BED-STUY-02.SIZED-privatePhoto via Banksy NY

Sometimes life is just grand and you have to enjoy the weird incidences that happen. Thanks NYC for reminding me.

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Early Summer Eating: July 12, 2013

Summer Foods

Chicken Biscuit at Smorgasburg Brooklyn, NY from Bee Hive Oven


Iced Coffee at Smorgasburg Brooklyn, NY from Grady’s Cold Brew

Summer FoodsCafe La Maude, Philadelphia, PA

N-Liberties Open Face Sandwich

Summer FoodsKaren Parker Soul Food, Philadelphia, PA

Chicken & Waffles and Collard Greens

Summer FoodsShake Shack, Philadelphia, PA

Rittenhouse Concretes

Summer FoodsShake Shack, Terminal 4 JFK Airport, New York, NY

Shack Burger, Fly me to the Shack Concrete, Shackmeister Ale

Summer Foods

Tin Shed, Portland, Oregon

Good Dog with a Buttermilk Biscuit

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Weekend Brunch Recap: Spring has Sprung



Restaurant Name: Miller’s Tavern

Location: Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

Meal: Brunch

Ordered: Biscuits and Gravy w/ Scrambled Eggs

Sunday in the city


Restaurant Name: Cafe Mogador

Location: East Village, NYC, NY

Meal: Brunch

Ordered: Haloumi Eggs w/ Home Fries

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