Category Archives: Breakfast

Brunch: La Condesa

Breakfast is not one of the more beautiful meals. But it is my favorite one. We recently enjoyed a brunch at La Condesa with our friend Amanda, who was visiting from London. Amanda introduced me and Eliza. There’s hardly a … Continue reading

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Eating Our Way Through the Ace Hotel, Pt. III: The Breslin

Part three of our April Bloomfield obsession takes us to the Breslin. Confusingly, you cannot order the Breslin burger in the Breslin restaurant (the burger is only available through room service and at the hotel bar). Nonetheless, we made do. … Continue reading

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Out of Ham Box Experience

Working at a design firm, I often hear the phrase “out of box experience.” This expression refers to what the rest of us call “unpacking,” usually in reference to technology as Wikipedia points out. Design firms love to use fancy words … Continue reading

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Diner, New York NY

I’m realizing that nearly every post from our New York trip begins with some variation on “We were freezing cold…” But seriously folks, this day took the cake. I was having visions of some future civilization excavating our frozen bodies from … Continue reading

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Zampa, New York NY

Weary from battling the New Year’s crowds in Midtown, Ben and I braved the cold and rode the subway down to the West Village. I lived on Jane Street for a couple of years after college and this is one … Continue reading

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Details, Details: Sun In My Belly, Atlanta GA

Our first morning in Atlanta, Ben and I went to Sun in My Belly in Kirkwood. This converted hardware store has my favorite breakfast in town. And this is no irrational obsession. Sun In My Belly seems to do everything right, from the … Continue reading

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Watershed, Atlanta GA

Watershed is one of those old standby restaurants you always hear people talking about in Atlanta. Somehow, neither Eliza nor I had ever been there. We finally made it for brunch. On Jeff’s recommendation, Eliza got the country ham and … Continue reading

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Majoria's Commerce Restaurant, New Orleans LA

On our second stop through New Orleans, we were tired and ready to be back home. Arriving late in the evening, we headed for the familiar.  We had a quick, late night dinner at Mother’s (our second visit of the … Continue reading

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First Stop: L&S Taqueria, Luling TX

Barely an hour outside of Austin, in Luling, we spotted a place called L&S Taqueria. We liked the looks of their hand-painted sign and their “refuse service to anyone” attitude. Turns out those handcrafted signs were harbinger of very good … Continue reading

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