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Because it’s Futebol Time, Caipirinhas!!!

Because it’s Futebol Time, Caipirinhas!!!

It’s hard to believe it’s finally here: the tournament of tournaments, the World Cup of World Cups, the 2014 Copa do Mundo. I can hardly contain myself, even though I was shamed by mother for *gasp* forgetting that this Thursday is the big day. That’s right, Brazil v. Croatia opening up the games. As a(…)

Of Cocktails & Burgers: Alameda

Of Cocktails & Burgers: Alameda

The first reason to pay a visit to Alameda in Greenpoint is the look: before Ramona had people in the neighborhood buzzing, Alameda had resuscitated art deco restaurant design. Geometry rules the space: from tiles and wood on the floors, to hexagon moulding and rectangular pendant fixtures on the ceilings, every piece locks in place.(…)

Party Time Deals

Party Time Deals

I’ve been neck deep in grad student conference planning, and I have somehow managed to discover a few things that you may want to learn. If you are inclined to click away from this post, think again. I’m not referring to the latest interpretation of Édouard Glissant’s Poetics of Relation. Instead, I’m referring to the stressful(…)

Five Delicious, Citrusy Beers to Welcome Spring!

Five Delicious, Citrusy Beers to Welcome Spring!

When it comes to drinking adult beverages, I tend to go through phases. Sometimes wine, sometimes cocktails, but lately it’s been BEER all the way. I’ve had so many delicious ones lately that I can’t stop talking about…and so I will continue to talk about them here! The theme is refreshing, spring-like, citrus! 1. Great(…)

Mushrooms Forever

Mushrooms Forever

I guess I am pretty addicted to caffeine, although I’m fairly certain that I often go without it because I forget to drink it and then I realize it might be too late in the day for me to drink caffeine and I feel like I’ve missed an opportunity to have something wonderful. One of my(…)

I Need to Know More About Pizza Bonanza

I Need to Know More About Pizza Bonanza

I came across Natalie Ung’s Pizza Bonanza Kickstarter via Twitter and was instantly intrigued. I mean, it’s a web series that incorporates both lessons on how to create fancy pizzas AND how to do pizza-related dance moves (pizzercise!). Once I watched the video, I was even more into it. The dance moves demonstrated are basically(…)

I Will Eat What Jourdan Dunn Tells Me to Eat.

I Will Eat What Jourdan Dunn Tells Me to Eat.

Jourdan Dunn has an internet cooking show, you guys! For the season three premiere of Well Dunn, she invited fellow models (AND co-stars of Beyonce’s “Yonce” video) – Joan Smalls and Chanel Iman to help her make vegan Thai chili. I’m totally making it because not only does it look/sound delicious, but if these ladies(…)