July 8th, 2011

Summer in the City

July 4th has always served as my unofficial start to summer, and this year, it truly did take ‘til then for the weather to finally heat up, the farmers’ markets to finally bloom and my summer recipes to finally feel at home ‘round my table. Just back from a much needed retreat in the Buff […]

Today marks both the first official day of summer and my first antibiotic-free day in three weeks! Late spring in New York means piles of fresh produce, bustling farmers’ markets, gardens in bloom, and…tissues. While half of the city has been battling allergies in one of the worst seasons in memory, I’ve been stuck with […]

June 9th, 2011

Fleaing to Brooklyn

What do Café Habana, Peoples Pops, and The Meat Hook all have in common? For one, they not only provide New Yorkers with delicious summertime taste sensations, but each eatery also has booths in some of the most foodie-forward neighborhood fairs and fleas around Brooklyn. If you were some of the few who decided to […]

You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. I’ve always thought that the Gregorian calendar does a disservice to those of us in temperate parts of the northern hemisphere. Starting the year in the cold depths of winter, after the holidays, blunts an otherwise festive event. After all, what really gets a fresh start […]

Summer’s final sunset may be upon us. Last week marked the first official day of fall, and this week promises so much rain it feels more like spring in Shanghai than autumn in New York. Whatever the weather, there seems to be no getting around the reality that summer (ruefully or rapturously) is over. As […]

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