We love farmer's markets because we believe that dishes can taste substantially better when the ingredients are fresh and are grown with less pesticides. Although the prices may be slightly higher than the local supermarkets, there are certain things we are willing to splurge on. Last weekend we had the opportunity to walk through the … Continue reading Farmer’s Market Finds
Chicago isn't known for its diverse and wide array of food, but it should be. Not many people know that Chicago has a great public transportation system, though by no means is it the scale of that in New York. Nonetheless, the CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) subway can take you from the busiest and popular … Continue reading Weekend Brunch in Chicago
Everyone has that friend who is either vegan, vegetarian, will only eat meat, lactose intolerant, gluten free, health conscious, or is generally a picky eater. Finding restaurant options where the menu offers options for everyone is a rare find. Running across Spring Natural Kitchen was a goldmine for my vegan friend, my health conscious meat … Continue reading Meat, Vegan, and Gluten-Free, Oh My!
Being a vegan is a much easier task when in NYC than somewhere else. Street corners bustling with upcoming hipsters, PETA supporters, and health food junkies have called for more and more vegan options lining New York City’s busy sidewalks. James and I are not vegans, but a close friend of mine is and often … Continue reading Vegan Hit Or Miss
We all scream for ice-cream! We love ice-cream. Having a sweet tooth is difficult, especially being medical students. While learning about the perils of diabetes, cavities, and complications of eating too many desserts, in the back of our minds linger the thought "well, a spoonful couldn't hurt, right?" Often that spoonful ends up to be … Continue reading I Scream, You Scream
In the midst of the now-closed Crumbs Cupcake chain, the Baked by Melissa cupcake obsession, and the ever-popular Magnolia Bakery shops spread across Manhattan lies another up and coming cupcake shop, Georgetown Cupcakes, in the heart of SoHo. Just under three blocks away from Zara, Forever 21, and H&M lies this petite cupcake shop, whose … Continue reading Sweet Tooth in SoHo