I Fell in Love with a Salad: A Review of Maple Delivery

Yesterday I found myself without my usual pre-packed lunch, mostly because I was just too tired to pack a lunch for myself the night before, and in the morning, I had to run out the door in a pre-caffeine frenzy to try to get to the primary polls before work. So, with a full afternoon of meetings staring me down, I wanted something that would be filling and delicious, but not so heavy that it would put me to sleep, and I decided I’d finally try out Maple. 

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Drunken Goat Cheese Chive Corn Muffins

There is an old Yiddish proverb that says, “Man plans and God laughs.” What this means is that the universe does not care what you want. You might think you have the perfect strategy for achieving your goals, but ultimately, fate sometimes intervenes and changes the plan.Which brings us to the story of yesterday’s muffins.

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Playing The Tourist Game in Brooklyn

One of the best things about living in New York is getting to play tourist when people come to visit from out of town. I complain pretty much constantly about tourists here, but every so often, spending a weekend seeing the city through the eyes of someone who isn’t completely jaded to it is pretty spectacular. This week, Adam’s sister and her boyfriend are visiting New York from Israel and staying at our place. They got in on Friday night and it’s been a nonstop weekend...

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Wherein I Try To Bribe You Into Reading With Tacos

My last apartment was situated in the middle of the East Village. I could get any kind of food - Italian, Indian, Lobster Rolls, an ice cream cone called The Salty Pimp - practically without even needing to put shoes on. This food paradise of a neighborhood also included an overabundance of tacos. I could have easily bankrupted myself trying all of the two-dollar tacos in the vicinity, but for the sake of both my wallet and my waist, tried instead to draw inspiration from the vast array of options around me and figure out how to make my own.

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