Category Archives for Food

The Good Life

“We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other.” – Ernest Hemingway

09. January 2014 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Family, Food, Friends, Quotes | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

2013: The Year in Review

2013.  Holy cow.  What a year it has been. This year has had it’s trials and tribulations, as all years do.  But I must say, I feel like 2013 was a defining year in my life.  I learned a lot … Continue reading

26. December 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Family, Food, Friends, Holidays, Home, New York City, Travel | Tags: , , , | 7 comments

Writer’s Block

Every time I come here to write, my mind immediately goes blank.  I have so much I want to share, but I can’t seem to form coherent sentences or meaningful thoughts.  Does that ever happen to you? Nonetheless, I apologize … Continue reading

11. December 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Family, Food, Friends, Holidays, Home, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 6 comments

Three!

Today is my blog’s THIRD birthday. (Let’s pretend I haven’t been neglecting it terribly lately.) Thank you so much for reading and for keeping this thing alive.  It means the world to me. Let’s celebrate with cronuts, shall we?

17. November 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Holidays | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 8 comments

Things to Do in NYC: Dinner at Toro

Last night, we were lucky enough to score a table at a new restaurant in Manhattan that practically everyone’s buzzing about — TORO. Toro is a Barcelona-style tapas restaurant, serving a mix of traditional and modern Spanish food made with the … Continue reading

03. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Food, Friends, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Fridays with Frankie D: Volume 23

Let us rejoice, weekend warriors.  It’s Friday. I’m going to keep today’s introduction short and sweet because A) there is cheese in your future and I don’t want to keep you waiting, and B) because Frank sent me a sappy … Continue reading

27. September 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Fridays With Frankie D, Friends, Hoboken, Real Talk | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 comments

Focus

“Life is like a camera lens.  Focus only on what’s important and you will capture it perfectly.” — Unknown

24. September 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Friends, Quotes | Tags: , | 3 comments

A Season of Change

Change is in the air, my friends. My plaid shirts have been resurrected from the depths of my closet, I’ve broken out my fall-scented Yankee candles, and Sundays are once again dedicated to football, beer, and a plethora of greasy … Continue reading

23. September 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Drinks, Family, Food, Friends, Hoboken, New York City, Scenic | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 comments

Fridays with Frankie D: Volume 22

Friends and family. Boys and girls. Children of all ages. I know that we’ve been severely lacking on our FWFD updates this summer.  I would ask for your forgiveness, but I’m quite confident that this week’s recipe will make it … Continue reading

30. August 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Food, Fridays With Frankie D, Friends, Hoboken, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 5 comments

These Are (More Of) My Confessions

1.  Am I the only one who thinks that everyone is over-reacting over Miley Cyrus’s risqué VMA performance?  Guys.  She’s only 20 years old, for crying out loud.  What do you expect from her?  If she wants to twerk around … Continue reading

27. August 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Food, Friends, Music, Travel, Videos | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 comments

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