Lunch at Little Mo

There was a time not too long ago when getting friends to come into Brooklyn was a difficult thing to do. Even though my neighborhood is literally across the river from downtown Manhattan and just a stop away, not many people wanted to make the trek to one of the other boroughs of the city…. Continue Reading

A Visit to Puerh Brooklyn

Coffeeshops are ubiquitous in New York so it’s always a nice surprise to come across a tea shop somewhere in the midst of the city. There is a little cafe that specializes in matcha in my neighborhood but what I’d much prefer is a place that offers a bit more variety. I learned recently about… Continue Reading

Afternoon Tea at the St. Regis New York

It all began a few years ago, when I discovered a friend (and former coworker) enjoyed afternoon tea as much as I did. We spent the entire summer visiting hotels all over Manhattan, spoiling ourselves with sandwiches, scones and many, many pots of tea. Over the years, Jee has continued to visit or revisit places… Continue Reading

Park Walks

The last month and a half has been some of my busiest weeks ever with far too much going on for my own good. Theoretically, there should have been a decent amount of free time on my hands but that was rarely the case. In between a month-long visit from family, a long weekend visit… Continue Reading

Brunch at Public

It’s already March and I’m not sure where the last two months have gone. Time seems to have flown by but I don’t recall doing anything fun or interesting lately. It’s been a warm winter but between a very lackluster Lunar New Year and now, nothing has really excited me. There’s been more work (i.e…. Continue Reading