Monthly Archives: September 2012

gusto | eataly, nyc

I had to make a few visits to Eataly while in NYC.  I mean, I just couldn’t help myself.

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tuna auction | tsukiji fish market, tokyo, japan

Oh, I’m not done yet!  I still have a ton of pics from summer travels, so I’m going to keep posting as I go through my files (slowly but surely, I know).  One of the “must see” attractions at the … Continue reading

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cruisin’ | governors island, nyc

Last Sunday, had a blast cruisin’ around Governors Island with my cousin & buds.

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tasting menu | torrisi italian specialties, nyc

Warm, freshly made mozzarella in DaVero olive oil Sweet corn fritelle, lime Grilled rice ball, baccala  Raw braciola Linguini & clams, tobasco Island duck maraschino Atlantic fluke francese Dessert of ricotta cannoli, peppermint truffles, tri-color, celery cookie, apricot cucidati Got … Continue reading

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chicken sando | the nomad, nyc

Roast chicken sandwich at The NoMad Restaurant After a super fun (and super late!) night out with T, Mia and my favorite east coast cousins, Christine, Ed & Tony, all I wanted to do was stay in my PJs all … Continue reading

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curry & coffee | efish, kyoto, japan

Three-slice BLT sando stack Bean & okra curry rice Post-meal coffee A pre-temple tour lunch at efish, a cool cafe located right on the Kamo River in Kyoto.  

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strollin’ | ueno park, tokyo, japan

One Sunday afternoon in Tokyo, I stumbled upon Ueno Park in Taito-ku and ended up having the most amusingly delightful day, frolicking about and playing spectator to all the characters and sights sprinkled throughout the spacious public park.  There was … Continue reading

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avos & almonds | santa monica farmers’ market

Cruised through the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market this drizzly morning with Shiri to pick up some fresh goodies, including young ginger with stalk, chili peppers (jalapeño, habanero, Thai), Fuji apples, and a couple of big, bodacious, softball-sized Reed avocados, which … Continue reading

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#19 | langers, westlake, LA

Lunch today with Shiri at Langer’s.  I love this place.  #19 (hot pastrami) for me, #88 (corned beef) for Shiri, with cabbage soup and potato pancakes on the side.  After we ate, we both passed out in the booth and … Continue reading

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summer getaway | big bear lake, ca

These pics are from a summer weekend getaway to Big Bear Lake this past July.  We hiked, kayaked and paddleboarded our way in and around the lake, then spent evenings cooking and drinking wine in our cozy cabin.  It was … Continue reading

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