drinks

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a random sip of the one (in the only)

there's a cafe in my neighbourhood, the one, that's exactly the kind of cafe that everyone wants in their neighbourhood. it's attached to a little ...
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i love you, brickworks market

photo: my most recent haul from the brickworks market. i've only visited farmers' markets a handful of times this summer. it's sad. i find it ...
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i love you, dry gin martinis

(no, like i really, really love you.) dry, straight up, very cold, in a chilled glass, with olives. i only have them occasionally, if i'm somewhere where th...
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a random sip of samahan

i'm feeling a little under the weather so it's samahan to the rescue. i was never a big believer in this herbal remedy that my parents would push on me...
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a random sip of tea

i'm not really "feeling" coffee lately. the timing is weird since i live so close to the only's great new cafe "the one" and have b...
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i love you, grey gardens

and to mark the premiere this weekend, we hosted friends and fans for a viewing and a bite. on the table cheese, radishes with butter and salt, savory korean pa...
a sunday snack

a random sunday snack

how i enjoyed this weekend...let me count the ways. my good friends were in town and they stayed with us, they brought their wii and wii fit(!), we had good...
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paris day 10: a visit with the experts

it's no wonder i'm so in love with paris. they do best the things i love most: wine, cheese, and despite the french's rep for being meat-tastic, the...
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paris day 9: full on french

seeing 4 different vats of good olives sitting side by side stops me dead in my tracks. this is a picture taken through the window of a random store in the 2nd...
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paris day 8: cafe la fusee

i could tell you about the glass of wine i had on day 8, at the top of le centre pompidou, with a stunning view of paris all around. but what i really want to...