The fact is, when distilled to the social media posting level, none of us are all that interesting. Maybe a handful of people lead fabulous lives and share stimulating updates which awe and inspire them. But for the most part, we’re all sort of boring.
When we see a halal food cart, we assume they will have chicken or “lamb” over rice with white and hot sauce. Lately, we’ve run into a few halal carts with chicken tikka masala, kati rolls and fish served with Indian spices and sauces.
Well, one academic out of Yale University has made a literal science out of antisocial bus behavior. In a study published in Symbolic Interaction (there is a journal for everything), Esther Kim published the results of her observations and interviews after spending three years criss-crossing the United States by bus.
We brought home an assortment of cookies to enjoy with our family – and enjoy them we did. Our goodie bag included a snickerdoodle ($2), flourless chocolate walnut ($2.25) and a macarella ($3).
This Olympics has taught me a great many things, including the fact that I actually enjoy watching the Olympics. This wasn’t clear to me from past years, for whatever reason, but I think I’ve now made direct and lasting contact with the realization and am looking forward to putting it to use again in another two years.
With all the exotic food trucks around, it’s been a while since we had that staple of the American lunch diet, a tuna melt. And with a $5 tuna melt, we had room in our wallet for $4 onion rings.
What’s the first rule of street food? Long lines = fresh food.
So, I’m pretty stoked about Curiosity landing on Mars successfully. Perhaps it’s hype from a cash-strapped agency which needs to revive dwindling public interest and support, but this mission sounds like it’s going to be the one that might change the way we see things.
The most recent food truck to hit the street is Toum, which is described on the side of the truck as authentic Lebanese cuisine. We can’t vouch for their authenticity, but we can tell you about the menu, the food we tried, and whether we liked it or not.
“I hate Siri!” I blurted out. “I’m sorry,” I said, remembering where I was and to whom I was speaking. I mean, for all I knew, she’s his cousin or something.
We tried 3 different breakfasts last week featuring 3 totally different cuisines: Jamaican, Japanese and Mexican – and they were all within 10 blocks of each other in Midtown.
A medical tech start-up company has addressed the issue of taking pills with an invention that will make pill-taking easy, uncomplicated, and fun.
They steep giant teabags filled with organic Earl Grey Tea leaves in a special custard. The result is a strong tea flavor in a sweet and creamy ice cream base. There was no tannin or bitterness, as you can sometimes get when drinking hot Earl Grey tea, if it sits around too long.
This will be ideal for things like shooting hip hop music videos, throwing parties for 500 of my closest mogul friends, watching fireworks going off in all five boroughs and parts of New Jersey, taking really good Instagram photos of weather disturbances, standing with my hands on my hips and pretending that all the tiny people walking around below are but serfs living borrowed lives on my vast and powerful fiefdom, and conducting a variety of amateur experiments with lightning.
One of the newer food trucks in the city is Okadaman. If you’re not acquainted with them, Chef Okada, who’s visage graces the side of the truck, has created delicious recipes for okonomiyaki, Japanese fried chicken and takoyaki.
Miley Cyrus performs during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.
The ‘Today’ show reported that more than 18,000 fans showed up to catch a glimpse of the young pop stars.
Views of the Rockaways, where work continues on the Rockaway boardwalk and beach which were both heavily damaged in superstorm Sandy. Plans for the reconstruction of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk will be released n September according to Parks Commissioner Veronica White.