It’s the kids’ table, all grown-up and a little bit defiant. ‘Tis the season of Friendsgiving. A Pinterest– and Instagram-worthy event that brings non-relatives together for a Thanksgiving-adjacent feast, Friendsgiving has become the gravy of November. Everyone is doing it, which means Kylie Jenner already did it. Ranging from a potluck of paper plates to […]
BERNIE LOVE – This Essay Has Been Excerpted From The Book Cooking (For A** Holes) One of my closest, most dear friends in the entire world was dating a monster. We had known each other since we were seven.
Image Courtesy Fox My cousin and I have bonded over humor for over twelve years. Recently, I even found out that we’re both fans of The Mindy Project, a delightfully quirky show created by and starring comedian and actress Mindy Kaling. Though we’re best friends and related, my cousin and I are actually very different. […]
It’s three in the morning, and the unthinkable has happened — we have run out of booze. That’s the downside of spontaneity; when we left the bar and impulsively decided to continue the night at your apartment, we underestimated our own staying power. We underestimated our anger, and our indulgent misery. We are both nursing […]
When I was 16, I went to visit a friend who at the time was attending culinary school in Florence, Italy. She was living in a charming, very old apartment overlooking a cobblestone street; we had a wonderful time visiting the small, local markets around the city and cooking simple, authentic Italian dishes, including, on […]
It all began on a dreary, rainy Saturday. I have stops to make in preparation for my boyfriend’s mother’s birthday celebration (my guy is running around crazed tying up loose ends for the impending television premiere of his documentary within the next week). I love his mom so I also want to pick up a […]
Walking into the apartment, my roommate and I are hit with the stale smell of last night’s cigars and just-dried paint. Neatly piled on the floor of the empty living room is the bottle of wine and mini bottles of alcohol we consumed the previous evening – no point in moving them to the new […]
About two years ago, when I was a grad student and my friend R was unemployed, we would meet once a week in Park Slope for an early dinner and a Grayson. Dinner was carb-free Pad Thai at SkyIce on 5th (it’s our thing, we love it, don’t judge).