Food

The Mercantile Wows with Simplicity

By on July 31, 2016
Acquerello mushroom risotto truffle - before

Making dinner reservations was never really my thing when I lived in New York City. The idea of trying to figure out what I would feel like eating several days in advance seemed pretty unreasonable.  What if thought I wanted vegan comfort food next Friday, but when that day came around, I actually felt like eating soup dumplings in Chinatown?!?! […]

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Life

How I Learned to Love Wearing Patagonia

By on June 3, 2016
Patagonia nano puff jacket

Living in NYC, the idea of wearing head-to-toe Patagonia never once crossed my mind. I was familiar with Patagonia, having owned a few base layer items to keep me warm during the brutal New York winters, but when I moved to Denver, locals told me wearing “Patagucci” would become a way of life. I chuckled a […]

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