Ice Cream

November 7, 2007

Mangiamo 2007: The Best Gelateria

by Kayoko Akabori

Upon arriving in Siena for the wedding, one of the first things I did was visit my favorite gelateria right behind the Campo. It was where I had my very first gelato ever, having just moved there 7 years ago (not counting the very forgettable cone Erin, Leslie and I got in Firenze that cost […]

October 28, 2007

Feta Ice Cream with Watermelon Granita

by Erin Gleeson

Recipe and Food Styling by Tessa LiebmanPhotography by Erin Gleeson

August 15, 2007

Summer of Love

by Moto Yamamoto

I played hookie yesterday. Law & Order was shooting a scene at one of the apartments upstairs, so I couldn’t go up to the rooftop to lay out (also it would be bad to come back to work with a tanned face when you claim you were “sick”). So I cooked. I had a couple […]

August 14, 2007


by Moto Yamamoto

Pinkberry is opening up a new location on 2nd avenue between 54th and 55th!!!!!! Apparently opening this coming Thursday. Although I can make my own, sometimes 8oz of heaven from the store during work hours will be great. Japan Society staff will be there everyday! Also according to this site below, some 31 new leases […]

August 6, 2007

The Secret Ingredient

by Moto Yamamoto

PINKBERRY DECRYPTED! (well, not completely, but this is as close as it gets without using crack/cocaine/heroin/chemical powder!) I went there 3 times last week, and each time, i was very careful to figure out what they have in it. After all, Pinkberry is from Korea, Japanese and Koreans eat somewhat similar things, especially snack wise, […]

July 31, 2007


by Moto Yamamoto

I love it. Who cares they are not yogurt, or their health benefit was a lie. Pinkberry is awesome. It’s totally worth dealing with very incompetent store staff, who can’t remember 3 toppings you order. I just went to K-town after lunch because I was craving it too much. But I can’t afford $5.68 for […]

June 24, 2007

“Expect the Best”: My New Mantra

by UM Guest

By Jane Stillwater I was raised in the most Republican town in Northern California. Very early on in life I learned to always expect the worst. And guess what? The worst always arrived — like clockwork. Now I’ve gots a new view on life — “Expect the best!” That’s the new me. Do we have […]

February 28, 2007

green tea frenzy

by Kayoko Akabori

FOOD FINDS *Matcha flavored low fat yogurt from Trader Joe’s. so effing good. creamy and tastes like green tea pudding. i guess they came out with other flavors under the “European Style” yogurt line- i highly recommend it, give it a whirl. *Pinkberry– is this so last year or what? i first heard about this […]