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August 2011

Mused Bouche – Malaya Kitchen

Cuisine Malaya in Elizabeth is probably my favorite go-to restaurant pound for pound. I frequently crave Asian food of all types and CM delivers consistent goodness at a great price, including generously-sized sushi rolls. Since I was near the Arboretum today I decided to check out Malaya Kitchen, a new Malaysian-fusion restaurant I've been reading…

Pretty Ton(e)y/i?

originally written circa January 2009 About a month ago I thought about something that hadn't crossed my mind in over ten years. When I was little-little and normal and happy, I had an imaginary friend. His name was Tony (sometimes Tone or Toney... yes, he was named after the group) and he was the coolest…

own yourself.

People give Oprah a bad rap for a lot of reasons; the main one is probably that she sets herself up as some kind of sage or guru. But honestly, she is a sage. She's lived a life, as I like to say. She's learned some lessons. She knows and is comfortable enough with herself…

ninetyfreakinthree

  My Granny turned 93 years old last week. She is having a birthday party this Saturday. Her kids are coming down from MD/PA/NY to visit, staying for the week, and cooking out. She has a party every year because once you're 90, every one is pretty big deal, y'know? Granny is amazing and I…

extra loveable.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChxSOgLTKvM because I am, dammit. regardless of who else believes it. happy morning.…

Mused Bouche – Thai House (Pineville)

Thai House has long been one of my favorite restaurants. It's not fancy or Michelin starred but the food is consistently good, not too expensive (most entrees are under $15) and the service is outstanding. I used to visit the one in University fairly often but since graduation I've been hitting up the one in…

Did I just get served?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nhh0GxozSNA I've posted a lot of videos today, but my mind is kinda blown right now. Have we entered a new age of acceptance? BET just played a drag ball anthem on 106 and Park. o_O!…

hothot.

I need to live somewhere I can get my music fix more often. Not Atlanta, though. More north. And more east. Like across-the-ocean east.

free.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ghd-3_uO0M Whatever you're working on, keep at it. You'll get there.…