Feed the Void: Zoodles with Mushrooms, Lemon & Parmesan

The summer’s coming to a close. The deep, thick layer of humidity is slowly dissipating, threaded with small shards of crisp fall that desperately want to make their presence known. Everything feels slow for a short while longer. September is creeping in, eager to launch us back into fast-forward, amused by how nonchalant our brains … Continue reading Feed the Void: Zoodles with Mushrooms, Lemon & Parmesan

Sweet Summer Squash Fritters

My commitment to blogging has waned in recent months. I’d like to pretend that my pervasive laziness is due to an exceptionally taxing day job or having to chase after children, but those would be lies. My contribution to society has been more or less limited to financially supporting the wine industry and Manhattan bodegas. … Continue reading Sweet Summer Squash Fritters

Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Honey Parmesan Croutons

Just when I thought graduate school had hit its ultimate peak of mania, I had one of “those weeks”. I can’t tell you exactly what my week consisted of. In a blurred tizzy of studying for my first in-class midterm since I was 20 (I’m a research paper girl), an exceptionally chaotic few days at … Continue reading Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Honey Parmesan Croutons

Sweet & Spicy Tofu with Coconut Rice

I am one of those strange beings who voluntarily orders tofu at restaurants even though I am not a vegetarian. My girlfriend jokes that I have a natural inclination towards healthy food and that she hates me for it. I chase her down the hallway, shoving sloshing cold-pressed green juices in her face with feverish … Continue reading Sweet & Spicy Tofu with Coconut Rice

Grilled Cheese for “Grown-ups”

I don’t understand people who don’t love cheese. I like cheese shops more than I like shopping malls. So many options, so many opportunities to combine them with wine (crucial point here), and samples—so many samples. I could feed myself feasible for several days by stalking sample-giving cheese counters in NYC. I shouldn’t, but I … Continue reading Grilled Cheese for “Grown-ups”

Times Square Bites–Lunch for the Budget-Conscious Foodie

If you’re a true New Yorker, you have a natural and established distain for Times Square. You avoid it in the same way that you would avoid the scruffy dude with the hacking cough on the cross town bus, or the overly-boozed woman talking to herself on morning 6 train. When you work in Time … Continue reading Times Square Bites–Lunch for the Budget-Conscious Foodie

Fear Not the Faux Meat

It’s amazing how busy one can still feel after completing the so-called *only* thing keeping one busy for months on end (searching for a new job). I guess that all my other ideas/plans/goings-on were waiting anxiously in the back of my conscious for the right moment to surface and feel noticed. It’s been nice to … Continue reading Fear Not the Faux Meat