affogato, anyone?


This post was created in connection with my appointment as a nespresso “A Cup Above” participant. All opinions are my very own. have you ever had the pleasure of tasting an affogato? no? well, you’re in for a really delicious experience. An affogato is a coffee-based dessert in the form of a creamy rich drink. It usually takes the form of a scoop of vanilla gelato... 
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around l.a. / jeni’s splendid ice creams.


Fair warning : this post contains delicious imagery. Proceed with caution if you’re hungry. With roots in Columbus, Ohio, Jeni Britton Bauer (founder and ice cream expert), launched Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams in 2002, and has since expanded across the Midwest, South and much to my delight, opened her first West Coast scoop shop in Los Feliz this Spring. I have... 
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real art for a fictitious world.


well, let’s hope that oprah is telling liz to hang all of the art that i choose! ah, liz lemon, the creator and head writer for ‘tgs’ (on nbc’s 30 rock). she’s creative and wacky and socially awkward, and i love her… almost as much as she loves food: ok, yes. these are perfect for liz. she loves food, and, she’s totally obsessive.... 
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thoughts for a friday.


black sesame ice cream, via the road forks. they say that everything is temporary. our joys, and thankfully our woes. Being happy and savoring the little moments in life is not always easy, but it’s probably something to strive for. the busier i get (and i’m thankful for that) the more i also want to slow the heck down. the more frenetic life gets, the more i want... 
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016 Smitten

Growing up, the holy grail of childhood treats was a bucket sized bowl of ice cream served with all the fix’ins. Remember the 5-gallon containers they used to sell at the market? Those were intense. Nowadays, I still enjoy that delicious, frozen, milky delight. So, when I stumbled upon Smitten, I turned into that fascinated boy again. The coolest thing about Smitten... 
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