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Archive: Nov 2012

The Best Bite I Ate This Week: Mabel G’s Pumpkin Cookies

The best bite I ate this week was something I baked myself: my first batch of Mabel G. Smith’s pumpkin cookies! Who is Mabel G. Smith? I have no idea. However, at 342 5th Avenue in Skagway, Alaska there used to stand a quaint little coffee shop called Mabel G. Smith’s. When I worked on…

Teatro ZinZanni

Wait, what? Teatro ZinZanni translates to Zany Theater in my best estimation. Taking place in a beautiful 100 year old tent meant to resemble a jewel box, this three-hour show called “Love, Chaos & Dinner” was chock full of circus-style acts, comedy and cabaret. For years my friend Robin has been telling me about it…

The Best Bite I Ate This Week: Grilled Cheese

This wasn’t your usual grilled cheese sandwich. This was a Grilled Cheese with Short Rib sandwich, created by Chef Eric Greenspan at The Foundry on Melrose. My girlfriends Heidi and Becky and I had gone there to enjoy the much-talked-about “Flights and Bites” wine and food pairing. The ladies seated next to us were so…

Following the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

I get so many food-related emails that I sometimes forget what I read where. Maybe it was the name or the colors that captured my attention, but I decided I needed to pay a visit to The Big Gay Ice Cream truck while it was out west from NYC. Especially when I read The Actors…