Sweetgreen Discount: $3 off sweetgreen with this coupon code

June 28, 2016 / 6 comments

Despite a pre-diabetes diagnosis in 2009 and spending over a decade in California, if you had suggested that I have salad for a meal even three years ago, I would have scoffed at you and probably ended our friendship.

Are 40 of the 100 best American restaurants in New York City?

December 15, 2015 / 1 comment

In a new approach to ranking the top restaurants in the world, New York dominated the list when filtered for restaurants in the United States.

Does Pinkberry (and other FroYo places) during the winter?

December 11, 2015 / 0 comments

It’s winter and you crave something hearty and warm — like soup, pasta or hot cocoa. I doubt anyone decked out in a parka, scarf and gloves is saying to their friend “I know it’s January, but I feel like frozen yogurt.”

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf releases Red Velvet Hot Cocoa powder in 22oz tin

November 10, 2015 / 0 comments

Did you receive the same email from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf that I did? For those of you obsessed with their Red Velvet Hot Cocoa powder have reason to sing happy holiday songs today.

11 foods that can be causing your green poop

November 9, 2015 / 0 comments

So you got green poop floating in your toilet and you’re concerned something is off in your body — like perhaps a martian invaded your body while asleep, or worse.

11 dim sum restaurants that use push carts in New York City

October 26, 2015 / 0 comments

I’ve heard that some dim sum restaurants have moved away from pushcarts so that their small plates come out hotter and fresher.

Does dim sum have MSG? Yes, but how much MSG varies by dish

October 19, 2015 / 0 comments

Let’s just start out by saying that it’s not easy to get dim sum without MSG… and some might argue that you aren’t truly eating dim sum if it doesn’t have some monosodium glutamate in it.

How to recycle your Nespresso pods through UPS for free

September 25, 2015 / 1 comment

In the last years, Nespresso machines have become a popular appliance. The problem with the one-touch espresso machines is that they require pods that when discarded, end up in a landfill.

Best of Alphabet City: Gruppo Thin Crust

September 12, 2015 / 0 comments

With more than 1500 pizza places in New York City, you have to be outstanding to separate yourself from the pack.

Remedies for the flu? These 3 principles will help you understand what works best against influenza

August 21, 2015 / 0 comments

There isn’t a cure for the flu, just best practices. So until we find a potion that will serve to rid us of influenza, it’s all about home remedies.

Is garlic good for you when you have the flu or cold?

August 20, 2015 / 1 comment

Does eating garlic help when you’re sick? If you have a cold, a fever or the flu, what will garlic do for you?

Buffalo Wing Calorie Count: There are 84 calories in each buffalo chicken wing!

August 17, 2015 / 1 comment

Chicken wings are probably one of the most common, if not the most common, bar food. Long chicken wing story short, I’ve been eating a lot of wings lately and find myself wondering how many calories each tiny chicken arm has.

Asian woman crowned Grand Champion of ‘Chopped: Grill Masters’ tournament

August 15, 2015 / 0 comments

Chopped has been on the air for six years, but I only started watching the show a few months ago. I’m addicted and happy that there are five seasons to catch up on.

How many calories are in a large movie popcorn from AMC, Regal and Cinemark?

July 27, 2015 / 3 comments

Movies aren’t cheap. Not only can the tickets be expensive, but if you’re hungry and thirsty, you can easily spend over $50 for two people.

Best of the East Village: Fuku’s ‘Koreano’ chicken sandwich

July 26, 2015 / 0 comments

The latest addition to David Chang’s New York Momofuku empire debuted in the East Village two months ago to the hype you’d expect.

Best of the East Village: Ramen Misoya’s lunch special might be the best ramen deal in New York

July 18, 2015 / 0 comments

There’s no lack of ramen joints in the East Village; with no fewer than fifteen restaurants that offer up the tasty Japanese noodle dish in the neighborhood.

Joong: Chinese sticky “rice dumplings” wrapped in bamboo leaves

June 29, 2015 / 0 comments

Every year around this time of the year, my grandma makes a batch of joong in celebration of the Duanwu Festival.

How did I not know that Barilla was anti-gay?

June 24, 2015 / 1 comment

You’ve probably come across Barilla pasta before, even if you don’t know the name, you would recognize the packaging and logo.

How long does frozen milk last for? Does it go bad?

June 15, 2015 / 1 comment

If you’re lactose-tolerant then you’ve had the experience of an almost full carton of milk sitting in your refrigerator that expires tomorrow.

Nespresso Sale 2015: 30% off Nespresso machines

June 12, 2015 / 0 comments

I just got an promotional email from Nespresso announcing their 2015 Father’s Day sale.

When the heck does Nespresso put their machines on sale?

June 2, 2015 / 2 comments

Nespresso has grown significantly in the last few years on the strength of their “high-end” machines and espresso pods that make creating your own homemade lattes simple and painless.

Here’s how to freeze glass jars without them exploding/breaking

May 31, 2015 / 1 comment

When storing hot liquids in the freezer, I prefer glass containers as opposed to plastic as I know that heating plastic potentially gives off chemicals.

is frozen burned meat ok to eat?

Can you still eat meat that is freezer burned? Is it safe?

March 24, 2015 / 0 comments

I like to cook, but no means am I a “chef”, mostly I like cooking my own food because it’s an easy way to control my intake and the cost of my meals.

what is a marquesita

What is a marquesita (yucateca)? ┬┐Que es marquesita en ingles?

March 20, 2015 / 0 comments

Roaming around the the Parque de las Palapas in the central area of Cancun couldn’t have been more different than the massive resorts lining the Zonas Hoteleras.

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