About meI used to live in Brooklyn, NY. In 2008, my husband and I moved to Chapel Hill, NC. I miss NYC lots. I think about food constantly and talk about it lots. If you like any of that stuff I just mentioned you might like my site. Fingers crossed.
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Tag Archives: New York City
No, you look great! You’ve still got that twinkle in your eye and that sweet, eager face. This isn’t about you. It’s me. Me looking tired, looking stressed, forehead wrinkling like so many creases in a chinese bitter melon. I’m … Continue reading
My inbox is the sad proof that I’m a sucker for email giveaways. Dinner for two at a fancy restaurant in NYC, a weekend getaway to some mountain retreat, a book. I’ve entered hundreds of these things. I’ve never won anything. … Continue reading
Confession: Vic Pop made a frownie face today when I got the email from bloomspot featuring today’s deal at Le Cirque in NYC. Sad feelings about the fact the formal dining experience has been overhauled in the last five years and … Continue reading
You may recall that Vic Pop moved to Chapel Hill, NC from Brooklyn, NY in October 2008. As a result, whenever a friend or a friend of a friend or the kid who is going with the girl who saw … Continue reading
Sometimes the old fiesta at your local cantina gets a little dullsville. The same basket of chips and salsa and watery Micheladas feels ho hum year after year. No me gusta. Triangle revelers in need of an excuse to commemorate … Continue reading
Last night, I was trying to remember the name of the ugliest thing from God’s lovely earth that I have ever seen, the geoduck (pronounced gooey-duck). I finally remembered it, but not before my Google Images search for “ugliest vegetables” … Continue reading
I’ve got Mother’s Day on the brain this morning. While my fabulous mother deserves to be jetted off to some paradise like this for five days, my factory outlet wallet can only afford something more along the lines of this, … Continue reading
This week my favorite houseguest and BFF since 1985 visited me in Chapel Hill for a few days. While scrutinizing the labels of fancy Italian jarred pizza sauce at A Southern Season, we came across Taste No. 5 Umami Paste. We … Continue reading
This morning the cherry blossom petals started falling off the tree in my courtyard. Powdery ducky colored pollen coats and re-coats and re-coats again every surface outside my home. CVS and Rite Aid shelves spill out cheap chocolate bunnies with freaky … Continue reading