Sadly, tonight was the last day of the retail store for Moon Man, a dessert shop specializing in Indonesian sweets. Many fans came to bid Nigel…
While waiting for Chris’ friends to arrive for our dinner at Phayul, we were chatting with a psychotic man on the street. In one sense, psychosis is a…
Cary @digitalwong disappeared off the face of the Internet after I had lunch with him. He travels around the world to eat at super-fancy restaurants. He…
The Japanese concept “kodawari” is perhaps best represented in castella because it’s just a sponge cake made from eggs, sugar, honey, and flour. It has…
When I cook a European dish and share it on social media, in the back of my mind, I wonder if anyone would think I’m appropriating someone else’s…
Derin and I met on Wall Street in our 20s when we were working for a British investment bank assisting traders. The head trader of our department…
Two engineers who haven’t seen each other in years, eating and drinking at a restaurant in Korea Town, talking about the TikTok algorithm: The question…
We were going to leave at noon to go to the Portuguese town in Newark, but Francisco, my Portuguese friend/guide, was unresponsive this morning. I…
@joedistefanoqns invited me to a new Japanese restaurant in Elmhurst, Queens, for dinner. I was early, so I checked out Pata Market, a Thai grocery…
A high school girl, A, lives in Manhattan with her middle-class parents. At home, she spends most of her time sitting on her queen-sized bed flipping…
Roxanne loves the beach. Even if she couldn’t find anyone to go with, she’d get on the ferry to Far Rockaway and spend a whole day lying on the sand…
Apparently, I suffer from seasonal depression. I just feel like saying, “Fuck it” and “Who cares?” But sadly, I don’t have anything I should be…