11/6/2017: BFBH Daily

“Courage is contagious. You’ll never know how many people will join you until you courageously step out in faith” I think it’s so hard to be courageous because to me, courage is all about action. To be courageous, it involves taking a leap of faith. Being courageous is risky, and there is an element of…

Recipe: Mushroom Risotto

A Risotto Recipe Perfect for the Fall Season One of my favorite things to cook is risotto because it is so tedious to make. Sounds strange, I know, but because you have to be invested in the whole process, you really see how your creation progresses from beginning to end. It is truly satisfying to…

11/5/2017: BFBH Daily

“Most people go through life defining their existence by what they think they can do. You are capable of so much more – through God’s power” – Daily Hope with Rick Warren My devotion today talked about Daniel, and how God performed a miracle in him when he simply trusted God’s power to do so….

11/4/2017: BFBH Daily

“Reputation is what you want people to think you are. Character is what you really are.” – Daily Hope with Rick Warren This is something I think about a lot, especially as @befatbeappy grows and I continue to define and evolve my personal “brand”. Reputation can be a great thing; when you build up a…

Love & Learn: Alidoro + My “Epitome of Fall” Sandwich Recipe

In this video of my “Love and Learn” series, I go to Alidoro, my favorite Italian Sandwich Shop in NYC, and I learn from chef and owner Walter Momente. He teaches me all about the beauty of creating the perfect sandwich, and then I go back home and create my own recipe based on what…

Boucherie

Boucherie 99 7th Ave. S, NY,NY 10014 Boucherie Instagram FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 9.2/10 Flavor: 9.2/10 Appeal: 9.1/10 Taste: 9.3/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 8.9/10 Hospitality: 8/8/10 Atmosphere: 9/10 Population: People on romantic dates, big groups of businessmen out for a fancy dinner, any group dining for a special occasion…

Best Restaurants to Eat in Maui

Guide to Maui, Hawaii My brother and sister-in-law are currently on their honeymoon in Maui, Hawaii, and I am 1) writhing with jealousy, 2) extremely happy for them, and 3) compensating for not being there by writing you this guide, hoping it will make me feel better. I travelled to Maui quite frequently as a…

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2017

New York Restaurant Week is back, and it is a time for people to live the “high life” and get a good deal at normally fancy and expensive restaurants. However, as restaurant week gets bigger and bigger, it becomes hard to decipher which restaurants are worth the splurge, and which ones are a waste of money….

The Sosta

The Sosta 186 Mott St. NY, NY 10012 Sosta Instagram FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 8.2/10 Flavor: 8.2/10 Appeal: 8.4/10 Taste: 8/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 8.3/10 Hospitality: 8.5/10 Atmosphere: 8.5/10 Population: People who care about the ‘gram aesthetic, those “scene” people, tourists following the crowd, people looking for a fast,…

Sushi by Bou

Sushi by Bou TEXT 917.870.1587 FOR RESERVATIONS or order TO GO GANSEVOORT MARKET 353 WEST 14TH STREET NEW YORK, NY 10014  FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 8.7/10 Flavor: 8.8/10 Appeal: 8.6/10 Taste: 8.8/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 9.1/10 Hospitality: 9.1/10 Atmosphere: 9/10 Population: Tourists, sushi fanatics, Google-ers, Couples, Business people on lunch…