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Pain au Chocolat, Chocolatine, Chocolate Croissant: Whatever You Call It, I’ll Eat It

Pain au Chocolat, Chocolatine, Chocolate Croissant: Whatever You Call It, I’ll Eat It

I have many food weaknesses, but pain au chocolat is probably in the Top 10. A delicious, flaky pastry surrounding a rich strip of chocolate. Who can refuse? Not me. My addiction began while studying abroad in Paris. Although I’ve always been a fan of cakes, […]

To The Lighthouse: Point Reyes Edition

To The Lighthouse: Point Reyes Edition

In an effort to write about places in a relatively acceptable time frame after visiting, I’m sharing some pictures from my hiking excursion to Point Reyes National Seashore with my parents. I went in May after months of wanting to photograph the lighthouse. I’ve also […]

Musée Mécanique: a magical place

Musée Mécanique: a magical place

The Musée Mécanique, located in the heart of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, is home to a magical collection of games and coin-operated machines from years past. You can find everything from old music players and player pianos to vintage Pac Man, whack-a-moles and the Arm […]

A Day for Hiking: Sibley Park

A Day for Hiking: Sibley Park

Some days are meant for hiking. With the long days of summer, blue skies and a general wish for frolicking, maybe you’ve been thinking about hiking too? Earlier this year, Kenji took me hiking/walking at Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve. It’s such a pretty place to […]

Tea Time in New York: Harney & Sons

Tea Time in New York: Harney & Sons

  For many, New York is the place for broadway shows, famous art, and yellow cabs (like the ones pictured below). For me, New York is a place for tea time. I am obsessed with tea and I seek out food wherever I go. Still, with all […]

Coffee. Tea. Philly

Coffee. Tea. Philly

Wondering where to find the best coffee and tea in Philadelphia? Here are some of my favorite cafés and shops for a lovely cuppa either on the go or for lingering and lounging. I numbered the list, but it’s not a ranking by any means. 1. La Colombe […]