This Is Our Village

There’s a certain je ne sais quoi about visiting a tourist town during the off-season. Roaming the empty streets, it feels as if the place is yours for the taking. Today, my grandma and I wandered around the village of Lake George for a few hours and it was wonderful.

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A Stranger’s Poetry

I had just finished perusing the Union Square holiday market where I, of course, spotted a dog shop and bought Rudolph a wool sweater. As I was heading to my train I saw a few folks huddled around this poet. I couldn’t help myself. Sure, I had a train to catch at Grand Central but that could wait.

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TACO TOUR 2016

TACOS. TACOS. TACOS. Yes, this is a post about TACOS. Yesterday was the 2nd Annual Taco Tour…And it was delicious. Monica made up the taco tour last year as a part of her bday celebration since she adores tacos. Andddddd now it’s a tradition. And traditions are great. Especially when they involve food.  Continue reading “TACO TOUR 2016”

Blank Slate

BLANK SLATE IS MY NEW FAVORITE PLACE IN NEW YORK CITY.

The food is legitimately delicious AND there’s a stockpile of Etch A Sketch’s to play with.

There is NO downside.

Spreads: spinach artichoke, mixed olive hummus, mushroom ricotta served with warm pita

Picasso Baby, Ca Picasso baby

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Lamb Meatballs: pecorino, mint, roasted cherry tomatoes

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Avocado Toast: chili honey, smoked salt on country bread
S’Mores Dip: chocolate, marshmallow, graham crackers
Kev drew a house
There’s no hope that I could draw this

I created a MONSTER

Thanks, @blankslatenyc! I’ll surely be back. Probably tomorrow…

Spread kindness and cheer, xo
Jackie