Posts Tagged ‘ kitchen ’

food nation

August 15, 2010

YUM!!! delicious-looking flags made for the sydney international food festival last year. they must have left out the american flag made out of jello, spam, and ambrosia for aesthetic reasons. thanks eat me daily!
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lunch special

July 23, 2010

working downtown is kind of a bummer on the lunch front. your choices are limited to either shitty, greasy financial district smash-and-grab places or super fancy shopgirl cafes with pricey, soggy salads. but then there’s crepe o’chocolat! the shining beacon in a land of unhealthy union square lunches! my all-time favorite lunch destination (if...
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cute things in my house right now

March 2, 2010

our broken toaster; airplants from flora grubb; the flower moni put on my birthday present; glasses made by arlan. mexican basket that we mounted over the mantle! complete with origami friends (+/- googly eyes); giant pinecones; a whisky glass full of rainbow colored lollipops; a shell full of feathers, seedpods, and dried plants; origami...
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todah rabah!

December 19, 2009

todah rabah means thank you very much in hebrew. thanks to everyone who came to the chanukkah party. it was an intimate affair with lots of fried food. gabe & jen saved the day by taking over the oil reins and frying everything to absolute perfection. thanks guys!!! we told the story of chanukkah,...
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chanukkah sameach!

December 17, 2009

ok, i know it’s already the 6th night, but i’m preparing for my chanukkah party tomorrow night….soo much work to do but the menu’s looking like this: latkes (mom’s recipe!) w/applesauce and sour cream sufganiyot (auntie gila’s recipe!) mexican wedding cakes (thanks tracy!) and chocolate latke coconut cookies (via cookingjewish.com) ha! also, lots of...
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ich liebe l'aviva

December 14, 2009

just came across this great online store–actually, a self-proclaimed, “series of curated online trunk shows”–called l’aviva. i found it while searching for some images of morocco, and came across these wedding blankets that i totally would have brought back…if i wanted to carry a bunch of giants blankets on my back… besides the moroccan...
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shaker sh-shaker

December 2, 2009

i’ve been reading more about the history of craft in america (very very very interesting!!!) and came across the shakers. known for their piety, hard work, communal living, and simple life. they were also famed for their ladder-backed chairs, incredible skill in furniture-making and their simple, humble design aesthetic. here are some fantastic shaker...
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HUGE cupcake

November 25, 2009

so my mom called me today and told me she saw a GIANT cupcake tin at walgreens and asked me if i needed it (“you throw parties all the time!!!!” she reasoned). i cracked up at the absurdity of the question and the object itself and proceeded to tell lisa about my mom’s thoughtful...
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5 things i wanted to buy at the thrift store

October 24, 2009

but didnt cute vintage mikasa brown teacups w/saucers rudimentary adding machine (??) tea kettle clock “zucker” (german for sugar) container leather ice bucket
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lusty lady

October 14, 2009

things i probably could use right now: great lakes prism by the wild unknown (to keep me closer to lake michigan) filson backpack at blackbird in seattle (not for hunting, thank you very much) COCONUTS! an immersion blender!
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