Handsome Noodle

Between Beach Bumming and Fruit Bats

In the spring of 2013 I entered what would soon become my last blog post for seven years. Not because I lost the desire to cook and write, but simply … Continue reading

May 12, 2020 · 1 Comment

Mundane Makes a Musical

I had my heart set on romanesco; a spikey, cone shaped, flourescent lime green, alien vegetable from the cauliflower/broccoli family, that boasts its individuality and rarity by only hanging around … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Sexiest Part About Oral Inadequacy

Some people can’t get through a god damned sentence without an emphatic and inappropriate curse word. When I was a young lad (altar boy) draped in the purity of a … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

Divine Illumination, Embracing Lucidity.

One cold and sunny Friday morning several weeks ago, I was leaving my Brooklyn apartment to visit my ill father. As I stepped outside into a comforting chill I noticed … Continue reading

January 15, 2013 · 1 Comment


When I was a young child, my mother would struggle to get me to put a vegetable in my mouth, let alone eat anything that wasn’t bread, pasta, pureed tomato sauce, … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · 3 Comments

Come Into My Home And Swallow My Metaphors

There are numerous avenues one can navigate in order to arrive at that enviable state which we all cherish; that is full, satiated, and pregnant with contentment after a deftly … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Road by the Graveyard Breeds New Life

Natural circumstance led me to a basement apartment that was once my dwelling, and the site of an intangible and nebulous idea. It’s not often that I bring up the spirits that riddled … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 3 Comments

Bloody Mary Battles The Vatican

A recent NY Times article illustrates a simmering dispute in a hip and continually gentrifying neighborhood in Brooklyn. The quarrel revolves around restaurants and cafes with sidewalk seating in Greenpoint, … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

It Started With A Window

At the ripe young age of 13, I went on a school trip to the MOMA, and became smitten with one artist’s minimalistic approach to painting a window sill in … Continue reading

April 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

The New New Yorker…

The Golden Age of Offensive Hygiene and a Depleted Trust Fund For about the last year I’ve been working a shift at a bar/venue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It’s been a … Continue reading

March 28, 2012 · Leave a comment