Burgers I’ve Tried in NYC

1. Shake Shack (chain) good: juicy flat-ish patty, potato bun, addictive sauce, a refreshing yet un-distracting lettuce and tomato 2. Steak & Shake (chain) good: thin smashed burger 3. Schnippers: get the Schnipper’s classic with blue cheese and arugula 4. McDonald’s: I’m embarrassed that I still go here once in a while, but it has that […]

Popcorn Ideas

1. Nutty Buddy Popcorn (Almond Butter, Dark Chocolate, Powdered Sugar) 2. Gorgonzola Honey Popcorn (Gorgonzola, Mild Honey Comb, Parsley) 3. Chocolate and sea salt Popcorn (Dark Chocolate, Sea Salt) 4. Spicy Nutella Popcorn (Almond Butter, Dark Chocolate, Smoked Chili Powder) 5. Tika Masala Curry Popcorn (Tumeric, Masala Powder) 6. Sichuan Mala Popcorn 7. Furikake Popcorn […]

I Love Chips and Dip

A thick hardy dip scooped up by an equally hardy corn or pita chip. Perfection. Chips and Salsa Chips and Guacamole Chips and Hummus Chips and Baba Ghanouj Chips and French Onion Dip Chips and Sour Cream Dip Chips and Melted Cheese Chips and Tzatziki Chips and Spinach and Artichoke Dip Just enough to feel […]

Theater Shows I’ve Watched

Broadway (esque) 1. Phantom of the Opera 2. Aida 3. All My Sons 4. Mary Poppins 5. Newsies 6. Catch Me if You Can 7. Avenue Q 8. Fuerza Bruta 9. Matilda 10. Les Miserables 12. View from the Bridge 13. Warhorse (London) 14. Hedwig and the Angry Inch 15. Spring Awakening 16. Sylvia 17. […]

Spanish Food I’ve Tried in NYC

1. Boqueria (Pricey, but good) 2. Tertulia (My favorite so far.  flavorful yet comforting and satisfying) 3. Cafe Española (nothing to write home about but will get the job done) 4. El Pote (feels really authentic lots of comforting stewy bowls here) 5. Nai (not amazing but edible Paella too salty)   Need to try […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) food chart

I don’t know if this is the most accurate one but it’s accurate enough for ME Cooling foods Fruits Vegetables Grains, Legumes & Seeds Meat, Seafood & Dairy Condiments & Beverages Apple Banana Grapefruit Kiwifruit Lemon Orange Pear Persimmon Star Fruit Strawberry Watermelon Alfalfa sprouts Asparagus Bamboo Shoot Bitter Melon Celery Chinese Radish (Daikon) Cucumber Eggplant […]