22 April 2011

Wet in NYC: Part 1

I thought long and hard about what I wanted to plan our most recent trip to NYC around. My first inkling was a burger tour, three great NYC burgers in one day, but as my idea developed and the Mrs. added her input, the goal developed into a reaffirmation of NYC favorites. It’s tough to put my Micro stamp of approval on a dish that I’ve only sampled once, you understand? So, I moved forward with that idea in mind.

As a travelling food blogger, sometimes one chance is all I have. Luckily NYC is only a (relatively) short bus ride away, so I planned accordingly. Our first planned stop was actually an insistence on behalf of my wife and her unstoppable rebel force of a sweettooth. But as we emerged from the Lincoln Tunnel, the idea of a piping hot cup of coffee to accompany our cookies popped into our heads. While, yes, there is a Starbucks literally right across the street from where Megabus drops us off at 7th Ave and 28th Street, I insisted we make the short 3 block walk to Stumptown Coffee in the lobby of the Ace Hotel.

11 April 2011

The Most Epic Day Ever

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What started out as typical plans to hang out and watch the UFC on PPV turned into one of the most awesome days I've had in a long, long time. Not any one experience, mind you, but the day as a whole. What did we do, you may be wondering? Well, if that picture doesn't give you any hints, click through to read all about our day o' fun.

02 April 2011

The Dark Tower Casting Dream Team

I don't do many non-food related posts on this here blog o' mine, but I've been thinking a lot about my favorite novel series going to the big (and little) screen and ever since they announced who will be playing the main character Roland (Javier Bardem) I've been pondering who I would like to see cast. So, I thought I would put together the perfect cast that fit how I pictured the characters in my head as I was reading the series. I know this probably won't really strike home with many of the readers of this blog, but I figured I might as well throw my two cents out there into the infinite blogosphere.