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#NationalKnifeDay – My Rock Star Knife

Honestly, I hate how every time I turn around there’s some kind of #holiday and this one is downright ridiculous.   Then again, so am I.   So what the … Continue reading

August 24, 2016 · 8 Comments

The Religion of Pork: Bo Ssam Recipe

We Filipinos view pork as a religion.  We praise it and eat it in every form imaginable.  No family get-together is complete without a roasted pig, which always gets an … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · 8 Comments

New York City Eats: Mooncake Foods

We got off the train at Columbus Circle with our sights set on hanging out in Central Park for a couple hours, but it was just a little too cold … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · 7 Comments

New York City Eats: Bassanova Ramen

Whenever we visit my brother in NYC, we always spend an inordinate amount of time in Chinatown. I suppose it’s because it’s a fun 10 minute walk down Broadway from … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

New York City Eats: Public

Spring break was earlier this month and, although we knew about it for months, it caught us by surprise. The week before break we decided to visit my brother in … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Chicago Cubs are going to win The World Series

I used to go to a lot of Cubs games when I was living in Chicago, but not because I was a huge baseball fan.   They play their games … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 5 Comments

Hartwood – Best Meal Ever?

What makes for the best dinner ever?  I certainly don’t have an answer for this and anyone who has the definitive answer to this is probably some blowhard you’re better … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 13 Comments

I Own a Rock Star Knife

Literally and figuratively… A couple of months ago, I visited Brooklyn for the first time.  Back then I said that it was to check out the place most people think is … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · 16 Comments

Ha! And I Don’t Even Get Paid for This!!

On April 10th, I posted my review of “Ghost – The Musical” which had just started in previews on Broadway. In my review, I mentioned: “Overall, the musical was a … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Frenchifying the Pieholes

We had just come off a boat tour around Manhattan and decided to walk to the theater to catch Ghost – The Musical. I totally blew off didn’t have time to … Continue reading

May 22, 2012 · 11 Comments