Archive for October, 2008

I was introduced to this genius idea by SCOTT MINERICH (single) called the Soup Swap. And I wish I thought of it sooner. But now that it’s fall in NYC, it’s the perfect time to start one. If you’ve ever made homemade soup, you’ve gone through the pains of filling every bucket and bowl in […]

Sometimes I have musings about things other than food. Yesterday I did the unthinkable. I sacrificed dinner…for something else. Walking home from work I stopped by Strand Bookstore, “home of 18 miles of new, used, rare, and out of stock books.” I finally picked up a copy of The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera, […]

I learned a new dish this weekend. Actually I already knew it existed, just didn’t know you had to know the name in French to officially know what it is. Leave it up to two veritably charming assholes in matching periwinkle Keds to introduce me to a new kind of Sunday Funday.

After roughly 72 hours of preparation, my stomach and I were FINALLY ready for my first official supper club get together in New York. We chose Spanish tapas as our theme, as we saw it as the fairest way to divide both the effort and dollar signs that go into a home-made dish.

In preparation for last Sunday’s dinner party, I chose to expand the girth of my stomach by eating New York.  Dedicated to my dear friend and fellow BLOGGER…Heather. 😉

Scott was kind enough to show me his favorite banh mi place in New York this past Saturday (note: 77 other Yelp reviewers also agree with Scott that this is, indeed, a five star banh mi deli). Hidden in the back of a jewelry store, Banh Mi Saigon Bakery is only recognizable by the poster […]