Sleepless in Seattle: Top 3 Coffee Shops in the City

Starbucks Roastery Wednesday, 4:oo p.m. 1124 Pike St, Seattle, is not to be underestimated. The corporate presence is like a burnt caramel aftertaste, one that sticks to your tongue despite the irresistible, apron-wearing hipsters who have been exclusively employed to serve customers with Apple-like efficiency. The coffee bar is fully equipped with beakers that bubble over a flame, and cold-brew… Read More Sleepless in Seattle: Top 3 Coffee Shops in the City

Meanwhile in Texas: Sissy’s Southern Kitchen Review

Scenes from my childhood bedroom: an old cowboy hat tacked onto the wall. The white wooden bookshelf and dresser –  “rustic” and “distressed” are words my mother would use to describe them – overflowing with books, model horses and blue ribbons won in riding competitions. This darling blue French toile. So I feel right at home at Sissy’s… Read More Meanwhile in Texas: Sissy’s Southern Kitchen Review

How to survive the blizzard: just go crazy already

Storm Jonas buried New York City in 30.5 inches of snow in roughly 24 hours, the highest snowfall on record since 1869. So basically, I gave up Texas for Antarctica. I tried going outside, experiencing this thing, this winter they all speak of. Standing out there with my face toward the wind, snowflakes whipping my cheeks and glomming onto… Read More How to survive the blizzard: just go crazy already