NYC Spotlight: Mission Chinese Food

The first thing that stood out at Mission Chinese Food was the super eclectic décor- which I loved. Think gold dragons with glowing red eyes, hanging chandeliers, gold and silver paper fan decorations and a pretty sweet glowing blue aquarium in the middle of the tables. Playing throughout the restaurant was Raeggaton-esk Sublime rock. The atmosphere is fun, chill and…

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City of Gold: A Revealing Documentary on Food, Culture and the Greatness …

Those of you familiar with Los Angeles, California know that it’s just as famous for sunshine and beaches as it’s known for sprawling diversity and a multiethnic population. However, unlike the glamorized Hollywood stereotype often portrayed in media, Sundance Film Festival’s featured food documentary, City of Gold, takes us on a revealing journey through the heart and soul of what…

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A Napa Valley Getaway

4/28/17—just a lil’ update: he and I are no longer together but I just love this post! For our 5 year anniversary, my boyfriend and I decided to go on a short, but absolutely lovely, weekend stay in Napa Valley. This trip was particularly special because it was the first time just the two of us were in wine country together!…

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NYC Spotlight: Parm

If you’re craving out-of-this-world meatballs, look no further than Parm. Meatball parms are one of my favorite types of sandwich and this place does not disappoint! Parm is a super cute, diner-esk looking Italian-American eatery that serves classic dishes from baked ziti and rigatoni to fantastic parmigiana sandwiches (obviously) all served in red, plastic baskets. They also have a full-service…

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Fall Foliage Cruise in Cold Spring, NY

A lovely thing about being in New York is the changing seasons. To celebrate one of my best friend’s birthdays, we decided to venture on a catamaran fall foliage cruise that jetted up the gorgeous tree-lined Hudson River to the adorable and historical small town of Cold Spring, NY. Despite the clear skies, it was freezing on the way up thanks to the icy—yet refreshing—air blowing…

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