Tag Archives: new york

Don’t think twice, its all right

“It is easy to see the beginnings of things, and harder to see the ends. I can remember now, with a clarity that makes the nerves in the back of my neck constrict, when New York began for me, but … Continue reading

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Prevention over treatment

Spending the week in new york at columbia university in nutrition courses for health professionals. Spent two days on lipoprotein metabolism and cardiovascular disease and targeting medications. Our U.S. health professionals are spending their time and talent treating NCDs, a … Continue reading

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Yearning for a good bagel

My buddy Jeremy, a bagel lover and baker himself, sent me this very cool, old video from the Brooklyn Public Library’s collection showing how they made bagels in the old days in Brooklyn. Those days are gone unfortunately, but there … Continue reading

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Every every minute

I cannot really describe how it feels to be officially and permanently leaving new york city after ten years (minus a year in kenya), but I guess nothing is ever really permanent. We are off to rome, to start a … Continue reading

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SPQR

This blog will soon be very roman-centric. I am leaving NY to live in Rome Italy, and this is how I am feeling about it.

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The dos and don’ts of working in a restaurant. Please New York waiters, busers, chefs – read this

Bruce Buschel posted in the NY Times the top 100 things staffers working in restuarants should not do. I hope every waiter in NY reads this as there is much to be learned, speaking from a frequent restaurant diner. 1. … Continue reading

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Edible Manhattan and Brooklyn – gotham food culture zine

If any of you readers haven’t seen the beautifully crafted Edible Manhattan and Edible Brooklyn magazines, i suggest you check them out, subscribe and support. The articles are super interesting, if you love food, call yourself a locavore, and love … Continue reading

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