I love New York. Maybe it’s because I was born in New Jersey and lived my pre-K years with a view of the Manhattan skyline. Or maybe it’s just because NYC is awesome. There’s always something new to see–and taste! For me last weekend, that was at the Big Gay Ice Cream Shop (East Village) Order the Salty Pimp (don’t be shy) Chocolate dipped soft serve injected with salted caramel (even the cone–which can be gluten free if you… Read more »

    On a recent trip to Starbucks with my daughter, I learned she has a Starbucks pseudonym. She tells them her name is Mary. It makes sense. She has an uncommon name. One that is typically difficult to pronounce, especially when you factor in the coffee shop chatter and the hiss of steam from the machines. So, she says Mary to avoid playing several rounds of WHAT?? with the barista. I totally get her predicament. You probably do too…. Read more »