Month: September 2011

What I’m reading

Part of being a good writer is being a good reader. These past few months I’ve been doing a lot of reading, but I have done so in a very spastic fashion. Let me tell you all of the books/publications I have been in the middle of for the past few months: Waiter Rant: Currently

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Nothing Little about Eataly

My trip to New York City last week rocked, period. End of statement. As you read, I visited my friend Rachel and the San Gennaro Festival in Little Italy. This was of course after a trip to Eataly, Mario Batali’s mammoth indoor Italian marketplace. If you haven’t been, go there. Now. It will change your

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San Gennaro Festival

It’s my 25th birthday and I’m walking, seemingly aimlessly (although I know what awaits, just not exactly where) through the streets of lower Manhattan with my longtime best friend Rachel. We spend red lights at crosswalks breathlessly catching up on each others’ lives as we do every few months or so. A little drunk and

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25 Things

A year and a half ago, when I was 23, I wrote a post in my old blog called “25 Things I want to do before I turn 25.” Considering that tomorrow is my 25th birthday, I figured I would revisit the list, see what I accomplished and to what extent and what I slacked on.

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Hear, hear! Beer, here!

Nicknamed the “smallest big town” in America, Burlington, Vermont is full of pleasant surprises that make this little place a bangin’ destination. It doesn’t hurt that Burlington is chock full of awesome breweries in and around the city. Below are some that I visited for tasting and touring. 1. Vermont Pub & Brewery, 144 College

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Greetings from Vermont!

I arrived in Vermont yesterday after a…well, let’s say major snafu. I missed my bus to Boston and to Burlington, so I was faced with the monumental alternative of driving. With my hands tied and little choice in the matter, I fueled up on the extra sleep I needed (what caused me to miss my

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