I want you to imagine cooking a meal inside a closet. With a cutting board size counter-top to prepare all your ingredients, a small stove crammed with multiple sauce pans, and an oven that doesn't fit average sized baking pans. This is me every night preparing dinner. I love to cook, my repertoire of recipes … Continue reading The Struggles of Cooking in a New York Kitchen
Recently, I've started working in a neighborhood by the name of Canarsie. If you're familiar with it, awesome! If not, let me set the scene for you. This neighborhood was once largely jewish and Italian immigrants. Now it's people from all over the Caribbean. To get there, I get on the Brooklyn bound L train … Continue reading Brooklyn Love
Have you ever heard the expression "keeping up with the Jones'"? First of all, who are they? Is this some TV or movie reference I'm too young to know or did this just happen out of the evolution of our language? I might never know, unless someone comments and tells me. I had gotten stuck. … Continue reading Keeping up with the New Yorkers
We did it. Well, I did it. But for some reason having you guys to write to makes me feel like I have a team of supporters who are with me every step of the way. But I moved into my apartment! I have a little basement room in a building in Ridge-Wick. That's not … Continue reading Why Don’t Pillows Come with the House?
Sounds like the beginning to a bad joke your uncle is about to tell at a family dinner after one too many drinks, but it was actually my Sunday night. New York is all about side hustles, and multiple streams of income. When you live in a city this expensive, you have to get creative. … Continue reading A Doctor, a Lawyer, and a Model Walk into a Wendy’s…