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My Memoir Will Be Told Through Food Photography

Finding Your Perfect Match (In Airfare Deals)

I have always been the type of person who spends hours poring over Expedia, Kayak, and Orbitz, comparing airfare and hotel prices for imaginary (and sometimes not) vacations. For me, there is nothing more satisfying than doing travel research. Because of the possibility that it may lead to actual travel. Real, cultural, exotic, unforgettable brushes … Continue reading

Peekskill Daycation in Pictures

der kommissar take 2

So, I made it back to der kommissar today and I finally had the sausage! This is a platter with viennese, chili, and apple and chicken sausage. Our three sides were the pickles and peppers, potato salad, and sauerkraut. YUM. This feast was followed by a chocolate and strawberry milkshake. Go Friday afternoons!

der kommissar, A Wurst Grows in Brooklyn

There’s a $7 prosecco on the chalkboard. You have your pick between eight types of sausage, from the Viennese classic with cheese to the Austrian beef and veal meatloaf, which top out at $6 per wurst. A $2 potato salad catches your eye. The atmosphere is magical, carnal, and Deutsch. This is der kommissar, the … Continue reading

Lonely Planet Thai Phrasebook Will Save Your Life

Let’s face it – when you travel, it’s usually not the mundane, practical phrases you want to know. “How much is that?” “Where is the bathroom?” “Please take me here”. Boooooring. We often run into situations that guidebooks and phrasebooks do not prepare us for. Life isn’t all about asking people for directions and bathroom locations in nuanced … Continue reading

Eataly’s Birrerria on Friday Afternoons

Stay at an Orlando Marriott; $100 Credit & More

Hi friends, one of my wonderful PR contact at Kreps DeMaria PR emailed me about a travel deal and I figured it would be kind of selfish to keep these to myself. Just thought I would pass along the details for anyone who is interested in staying at any of the below Marriott locations end … Continue reading

Top 5: Brunch Spots in South Slope

In November, I wrote this brunch spot round-up post for the Ode to Awe blog; being that today is a Saturday and my apartment is strewn with empty Modelo cans, I thought it would be a relevant re-post for my readers, fellow New Yorkers and brunch aficionados. “A New York City staple, brunch is the … Continue reading