Last February, my husband and I spent a week in Mexico City as a somewhat belated honeymoon. We love to eat and tried a number of different restaurants in the city. Here's a little review of the most memorable meals we had during our trip. We stayed in Roma Norte so you'll see some of … Continue reading Memorable Meals of Mexico City
We're three months into the year, which means I am a quarter of the way through my Low-Buy year. I set out on a mindful year in an attempt to shrink my beauty/body care stash by using up what I have, and to only buy replacements when I've run out of a category completely. You … Continue reading Low Buy 2019 Update: One Quarter Through!
I had the lucky opportunity to have a tour of the Five Borough Green Roof, which is on the ... you guessed it... roof... of the NYC Parks Five Borough Administrative Building on Randall's Island. Getting there was a bit of a trek as I had to take the M35 bus from 125th Street and … Continue reading Unique New York: Five Borough Green Roof
Earlier this month, I went with some friends to Ajo y Oregano, a Dominican restaurant in the Bronx. The mouth-watering images on the restaurant's Instagram had piqued our interest. The storefront is nestled in between a barber shop and car repair shop on a mostly residential street in Parkchester in the Bronx. After about a … Continue reading Unique New York: Ajo y Oregano
Hi friends! Here's the first of hopefully many installments of my Monthly Lens series, where I provide a roundup of a few fun things I've been up to the past month. In addition to the below, I was also in Seattle for a week, and I'll write about that trip in a separate post! Restaurants … Continue reading Lens on May 2018
I recently got back in touch with two friends from high school at a reunion (which one I won't say) and suggested meeting up for drinks at a tiki bar that had piqued my interest, Mother of Pearl, which has been serving Polynesian-themed drinks and vegetarian food for the past few years in the East … Continue reading Unique New York: Mother of Pearl
Most New Yorkers have heard of Shakespeare in the Park, meaning the big festival in Central Park. I have had the fortune of attending performances the past two years and they were both spectacular. But a far fewer number have heard of or attended the free uptown iteration in Marcus Garvey Park. Not only does … Continue reading The Scottish Play Strikes Harlem