Travels Category

Bouley

Every year, my roommate from grad school, Stephanie, and I do something fun around the holidays. Back then, we didn’t have the time or money for gifts, so we decided that instead of buying something for each other, we would do something fun instead, such as seeing a movie, or going out to dinner. To […]

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Brunch & Barcade

Believe it or not, on occasion, I leave my favorite island and head to the outer boroughs. Last weekend I hopped on the L and headed to Williamsburg for brunch at DuMont, a charming, cozy spot, just steps away from the subway. We were lead through the small bar area, through the back garden room, […]

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A night out in NYC: Chivas, St.Jude Gala, Mamoun’s

A scotch tasting, a gala, and falafel… typical night in NYC! Our first stop Friday night was The Chivas Brotherhood 1801, a members-only social club, located in a swanky West Village townhouse. The focus of the event was to learn about, and taste, the blended scotch. Not a scotch drinker myself, I stuck with a […]

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My first opera: Satyagraha

Last summer, before my friend Jenn moved to the west coast, we came up with a “local” bucket list. Basically a list of things that we’ve always wanted to see or do here in New York, but just never got around to doing. One of the things on my list was seeing an opera at […]

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Miss Shirley’s

If you find yourself in Charm City, stop by Miss Shirley’s for brunch, hon!  

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