I hear the music in the background, as if the sound is reaching me underwater. The green on the trees, the plants, and the stems of flowers is as if a painter forgot to mix in the brown or the yellow or the blue or the orange to make it less fluorescent. The white blossoms … More White Wine Sangria on a Friday
This city makes me crazy.
The last time I went on a road trip, I didn’t drive. So I was thrilled at the thought of driving up north to the country that I embarrassingly know very little about, Canada.
Just a year ago, I was lounging around in my dorm room, napping on various patches of grass on various parts of campus, worrying only about whether I should go to 4:30 dinner or do a double meal before I went to go drink.
After traveling Italy with my mom, I switched gears and made the move to southern France to see my friend Evelyn, who is working as a teaching assistant in Montpellier.
The other night, I found myself at a happy hour at Dos Caminos on Third Avenue. While it’s usually known as a lively Mexican restaurant, on this snowy Saturday afternoon, it became the hub for any and all post-grad degenerates.
Holy shit how is it 2015………………
Sort of talking to myself…dear no one… Wine is such a great way to unwind.
So to get the ball rolling on my food life again, I’ll start with some of my personal recipes. They’re all absurdly easy, but hopefully they’ll give some of you fellow post-grads (or people who have a kitchen but are still relatively lazy) some dinspiration.
Growing up in California, my friends and I would make some large generalizations about the rest of the inferior country. One of the main ones was, “that’s even more in the middle-of-nowhere/redneck/hickey than Ohio!” or “why would you ever go to Ohio!?” It was nothing personal, but in our minds, there was no reason to … More A Simple and Sweet Visit to Cincinnati