NYC Essentials 2018

Hi fam! About 2.5 years ago, I created a “NYC Essentials List” – the 20 places in New York City that I couldn’t possibly live without. And while I still hold the same sentiment for some of the restaurants I listed back at the end of 2015, I can’t help but recognize that I’ve now tried…

Why February is the Longest Month of the Year

I stopped drinking for all of February …and to be honest, it kind of sucked. Dry month (n.): a month out of the year in which you choose and vow not to consume any alcohol. Most people do a “Dry January” as a way to “cleanse” and “be healthy” after all the holiday festivities. Some…

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….

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017

2016 has been one heck of a year. While there have been crazy up and downs, 2016 has also been a year full of rich experience, meaningful growth, and influential memories. As my lovely roommate eloquently put it, “2016 was being shown that we survive, and we unite, and in the presence of all fires and hatred…

#SushiSunday: Sushi Yasaka’s OHMYkase

Sushi Yasaka Location: 251 W 72nd St, New York, NY 10023 FAT Scale (Flavor, Appeal, Taste): 9.3/10 Flavor: 9.3/10 Appeal: 9/10 Taste: 9.5/10 HAPPY Scale (Hospitality, Atmosphere, Population, Price, Yearning for more): 8.8/10 Hospitality: 8.5/10 Atmosphere: 8/10 Population: Local residents, sushi fanatics, small families or people on dates Price: $$ to $$$ Yearning for more:10/10 If you’re…