In elementary school, my mom would drop me off at every sleepover with a gift for my pint-sized hostess. At the time these tokens, which could be as small as a bottle of glittery nail polish, seemed excessive; as an eight-year-old, the idea of hostess gifts was lost on me.
Cold weather is always the best weather for soup. Not only is it delicious, but it often feels like if it weren’t for soup on some of the coldest days, we’d never be able to get completely warm. But what about on those days when it’s just so cold that even a huge bowl of […]
In the 2001 mob movie Made, written and directed by John Favreau, the character played by Vince Vaughn gets into a disagreement in the back room of an old school Italian joint with the character played by Sean “Diddy” Combs regarding what exactly is and what isn’t a digestif. Combs’s character orders four Fernets for […]
You’re out to dinner, you’ve order a bottle of wine and you’re enjoying it with friends; however, every time the server passes by the table, they pour you more wine, even though you already have a sufficient amount in the glass. While you recognize that the server is just doing their job, the pouring is […]