Parks and Recreation

August 10, 2014

I haven’t been back to Van Saun Park since I was 10… but I certainly don’t remember there being marsupials! Snakes… …on a train! I’m kinda obsessed with NJ Italian Food since we finished The Sopranos last year, so I was pumped for takeout from In Napoli (<—check out who’s eaten there)… …takeout for my nieces and […]

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Trois Mec

March 13, 2014

A very special dining experience last night…. …no no no, not pizza, people – Trois Mec! Housed inside an old Rafallo’s, inside a strip mall on Highland. I’ve never experienced Ludo Lefebvre’s food before – getting tickets isn’t easy so this never would’ve happened without Melanie! She treated us to their prix fixe meal (which […]

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June 16, 2013

Abe and I are already big fans of House of An – we loved our lunch at Crustacean and were excited when they invited us to try Tiato’s new Summer Sunday Brunch. Located inside the MTV/Lionsgate building, there’s a market section to grab lunch on the go… …and a beautiful restaurant for more formal dining. […]

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May 9, 2013

I was supposed to attend a Media Screening, which brought me Downtown, but with parking issues, I wound up missing it and found myself visiting Chinatown instead. I was only there for 20 minutes, but it was enough to feel like I saw my Dad. I also swung by Thien Hau Temple to pay respects… […]

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Xpress Yourself

November 12, 2012

An important PSA: Trader Joe’s does not – I repeat, DOES NOT have marshmallows. But they DO carry two different types of Graham Crackers. I opted for the “Old Fashioned Cinnamon” rather than the “Honey” version and sampled two on the drive back from the market… …needed these ingredients to make S’mores Brownies – a […]

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