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Healthy Asian Fare at Mooncake Foods

In late March I was back in NYC for work. It was strange being a “visitor” in the city I know best. When my mom rang up asking to meet up for an early dinner in SoHo, I took the opportunity to try out a tiny place on Watts Street I’d walked by a billion times […]

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How I Learned to Love Wearing Patagonia

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 […]

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Fantastic No-Frills Japanese Food at Sakura House

UPDATED 12/22/2019: Added details of Paikou Ramen and new photos UPDATED 2/12/2018: Adjusted Best Ramen in Denver ranking I’m a firm believer that everyone needs a neighborhood joint that they can rely on for a solid, affordable weekday dinner. As soon as I stepped into Sakura House, I felt my search was over. Location and Decor Located in […]

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Recreating Nitehawk Cinema Queso

Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn will always have a special place in my heart. It’s one of the coolest indie movie theaters in New York City featuring a cool vintage vibe for interior (think studded leather banquets at the bar downstairs plus a wall case filled with VHS tapes of classic cult movies), but it’s also one of the only […]

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An Ode to Spectacular Catalogues

This Sunday morning, I found myself sitting on the couch not just flipping through, but actually reading a number of catalogues. That’s right reading them. Call me crazy, but I’ve been very impressed of late by how some active lifestyle brands have upped their catalogue game. Patagonia are pros at this — their sports and adventure photography has always […]