Carrots get a bad rap. Though delicious and nutritious, their omnipresence and bright color often lumps them into the category of “childhood snack”. Raw carrots are the territory of preschool sandwich baggies; though obviously, carrots for adults do exist–I just don’t see them on menus as often as I might like. I’m trying to change […]

Last week Kimberly and I decided to meet up for a late meal and dined at our favorite go-to village pasta stop, Bar Pitti. We were the lone soles occupying an outdoor table. With no heat lamps in sight, we braved the breeze and were determined to enjoy our rigatoni al fresco. Earlier in the […]

February 24th, 2011

Silver Belles

Okay, so it’s not Christmas time in the city and it ain’t gonna be upon us again anytime soon, but it did snow this week, I’m eating just as many root vegetables as I was when the sidewalks were “dressed in holiday style,” and alas, a string of twinkling Christmas lights are still strung from […]

A new year always brings with it a new set of resolutions. Resolutions to eat healthier, spend less, save more, and dedicate time with family and friends. Personally, I’m already off to a great start in the health genre, having gone one full month without any alcoholic beverages. Call me crazy, but I find that […]

January 26th, 2011

The Winter Table

The New Year is upon us, and Winter has descended upon the city, glistening with white powder and crackling quiet beneath her blanket of snow. Though the holidaze has passed, the gaze outside my 5th floor tenement looks a lot like an urban Christmas village, city sidewalks and rooftops twinkling in the glow of streetlamps […]

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