Over the past year I have had some amazing cocktails. As I head into Health Month, I’d like to reflect on some of the cocktails I’ve had over the past year in Manhattan which are probably among the best drinks I’ve had in my life. Eastside Cocktail (gin, cucumber, mint, lime juice, and simple syrup)Continue reading “My favorite cocktails in Manhattan”
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The polite umbrella
It’s days like this, where the unexpected rain forces exceptional stress on the public transit system and thousands of unhappy commuters bump into each other, wishing they had their summer back and that the world was a little more civil. A little more like this: The Polite Umbrella is an art project by Joo YounContinue reading “The polite umbrella”
Kobayashi vs. Chestnut: final showdown?
It’s almost Independence Day, and you know what that means… INTERNATIONAL HOT DOG EATING CONTEST. This age-old battle has been dominated by Takeru Kobayashi for the past 6 years, but his closest call came from a rookie named Joey Chestnut at last year’s contest. Since then, Kobayashi has started suffering from debilitating jaw pain whileContinue reading “Kobayashi vs. Chestnut: final showdown?”
Best Coffee Ever: Gimme Coffee
I’m not usually that impressed when someone receives a “Best of” award. The ones given out here in Boston include hundreds of categories, such as the illustrious Best Jewelry, Classic, West; and who can forget the inimitable Best Men’s Clothing Store on the Cape. This is Economics 101: given a fixed demand for “Best of”Continue reading “Best Coffee Ever: Gimme Coffee”