• grosgrain ribbon
  • blank notebooks
  • Muji pens
  • pretty packaging
  • the smell of freshly baked bread
  • starting a new book
  • trailers for upcoming movies
  • paper!
  • The Daily Show tosses :D
aug 10 2009 ∞
oct 18 2009 +
  • Hunger is the best sauce. (Cervantes)
  • The belly rules the mind. (Spanish proverb)
  • If you don't like the skin, get out of the chicken.
  • Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself. (Anthony Bourdain)
  • There are no bad foods, only bad food habits. (Alton Brown)
  • Good service can save a bad meal, but there is no level of food that can save bad service. (Alton Brown)
  • You know we fixate on the food so much itself: “Oh, the ultimate brownie or the ultimate this or that” -- well, let me tell you something: It’s all poop in ab...
oct 17 2007 ∞
nov 29 2010 +

determined to make it to 30 before i turn 30! up next, because i can dream: Laos, Malaysia (i want to go to Penang!), Peru

  • USA
  • Canada
  • France
  • England
  • Italy
  • Switzerland
  • Singapore
  • Japan
  • Indonesia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Greece
  • Turkey
  • China
  • Liechtenstein
  • UAE
  • Vietnam
  • New Zealand
aug 11 2007 ∞
dec 24 2013 +
  • accoutrements
  • clandestine
  • hobnob
  • kumquat
  • disenfranchise
  • saffron
  • bamboozle
  • onomatopoeia
  • flux
  • schadenfreude
  • chutzpah
  • panache
  • flogging
  • zeitgeist
  • banana
  • beseech
  • perplexed
  • ostensibly
  • amputate
  • hoity-toity
  • smarmy
dec 3 2007 ∞
sep 19 2009 +

just things I want to do, eventually

  • watch Coldplay live again
  • see Salvador Dali's The Persistence of Memory in person (it was on loan when I went to the MoMA)
  • see Rembrandt's Return of the Prodigal Son in person (at the State Hermitage museum in St. Petersburg, Russia)
  • attend tapings of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report
  • be in New York for Restaurant Week to eat my heart out
  • learn how to compost and commit to doing it permanently
  • grow my own vegetables (i'm trying, i'm trying)
  • write thank you notes to the teachers in college i learned from the most
  • marathon the extended editions of the Lord of the Rings trilogy
  • learn letterpress
nov 14 2009 ∞
aug 9 2011 +