Mission Chinese Food

Ken and I were in the mood for Chinese food the other night and I told him we should check out Mission Chinese Food, a new restaurant that just opened on the Lower East Side, close to The Meatball Shop. We cabbed it over because we were so hungry and I told him to be [...]

Golden Unicorn

On the Saturday before our birthday this year, Ken and Laura organized a dinner for our family at Golden Unicorn. We ate a lot of food, including shark fin soup: And duck prepared tableside: The duck skin is all removed carefully by a skilled server and then the carcass is taken back to the kitchen [...]

Mandarin Oriental Lobby Lounge

For our birthdays this year, my mom came to visit us in New York. David was turning 30 and we thought it would be nice to spend some time together before he headed off to San Francisco for the summer (and my mom was able to help him pack a lot of stuff and get [...]

Macaron Cafe

John, my roommate from senior year, surprised me last week with a belated birthday gift! He told me that he was going to surprise me sometime after my birthday but didn’t tell me when my package was going to arrive. I know I’m a difficult person to shop for but John found something perfect for [...]