March 30, 2007

$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Day 6 & 7

by Kayoko Akabori

$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Prologue$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Day 1 & 2$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Day 3, 4 &5Wednesday 3/28 Total Spent: $5 LUNCH–> $0 Fumiko and I had our usual lunch date. I had leftover pasta alla puttanesca, she had made this absolutely delicious spaghetti bathed in cream sauce with artichokes. She says this […]

March 27, 2007

$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Day 3,4 & 5

by Kayoko Akabori

$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Prologue$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Day 1 & 2Sunday 3/25 Total Spent: $2.50 LUNCH –> $0 everyone, meet Ruby, Ruby, everyone. i bought Ruby as a christmas gift to myself just this past December– she is a 3 quart Le Creuset dutch oven, in a deep emerald green. i named her after […]

March 26, 2007

The Best Soup Dumplings in Manhattan

by Irwin Chen

I made this little video this weekend. Check it out and let me know what you think! It’s the first in a series… The Best Soup Dumplings in Manhattan I was inspired to take some photos and make a regular ol’ blog post, but then I decided to mess around and try to distill it […]

March 23, 2007

$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Prologue

by Kayoko Akabori

it’s payday. and while this should be a celebratory occasion, i’ve gotta pay my april rent with this one, which is sadly all but $100 of it. for any fiscally responsible adult, this should be no problem- money made from both paychecks should be equally distributed throughout the month. ha! what a concept! i spend […]

March 16, 2007

The Bánh Mì Taste Test: Boerum Hill

by Kayoko Akabori

as Matt and I walked down Atlantic Avenue last weekend to browse their row of mid-century modern furniture shops, a Vietnamese sandwich, or bánh mì, at Nicky’s was definitely on his agenda. it was a beautiful day, people were out, indulging in as much of the springtime tease as possible (Saturday- warm, sunny; today- snow!)– […]