June 29, 2012

June 22, 2012

Made a quick stop by Ma Peche to see Jim Meehan and John deBary sling drinks behind the bar and ran into Karen Fu.

June 15, 2012

"The Little Black Jacket"

Free Access: Mogwai at Webster Hall

They cancelled twice.  They finally came but they killed it.  Sound was great that night.

June 13, 2012

Some Spanish tapas that will soon be eaten in Williamsburg.

June 12, 2012

Birthday Bender: Day 5- Gin Palace NYC

Lemme take that back... I was invited to the friends and family event at new Gin Palace NYC.

June 11, 2012

Birthday Bender: Day 5- Yunnan Kitchen

Charred Eggplant - sawtooth herb, crushed peanuts, chilies
Scrambled Egg - jasmine flowers
Scallion Fried Rice - egg

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Tofu Ribbon Salad - mint, cilantro, chilies
Crispy Chicken

This is it.  I am officially done with my bender.  I did make dinner with friends a few of the nights.  I didn't take photos of that though.  This is the best extended birthday I have ever had.  I love how food just naturally makes everyone happy.  Yunnan Kitchen is a new place that just opened in LES.

June 10, 2012

Birthday Bender: Day 4- Empellon Cocina

Chilaquiles Verdes with Surryano Ham, Black Beans and a Sunny Side Egg    
The awesome guys at Empellon Cocina were kind to send over a tasting of some lovely mezcal and sangrita to the table.  

June 9, 2012

Birthday Bender: Day 3- NoMad

Drip Coffee- Nomad Blend by Intelligentista
Omelet- Spinach Chevre and mushrooms with Mimosa

I heart NoMad.

Chef Ryota Ueshima at work.

Birthday Bender: Day 2- Katjitsu

This place is like 2 blocks away from me. I can't believe it took me this long to go here. I got the Hana menu.

June 8, 2012

Birthday Bender: Day 2- Laduree

Birthday Bender: Day 2- Candle 79

Vegetable nori rolls- pickled ginger, avocado wasabi, chipotle aioli, tamari-ginger sauce
Steamed Dumplings- seitan, shiitake mushrooms, baby bok choy, sesame-ginger soy sauce

Birthday Bender: Day 1- Parish Hall

New Field Greens
Dressed Eggs

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Barley and Vegetable Dumpling
A friend of mine referred me to this place.

June 7, 2012

Birthday Bender: Day 1- Westside Coffee Shop

Mole Sauce, Avocado, garlic and oil and black beans with rice
Dominican Food at Westside Coffee Shop

What to Wear Daily: Christopher Kane Doll Face Shirt

Wearing +J cashmere navy sweater, Christopher Kane doll face shirt and Stella McCartney grey jeans.

Checked out the Schiaparelli and Prada exhibit at The MET today.