The Indisputably Best Tacos in Austin

October 6, 2016



The Indisputably Best Tacos in Austin written in no particular order

Finally, Self-Published

August 18, 2016



In 2011, a 23 year old journalist named Anthony Nicaj left his home in Mineola, NY on foot pushing a stroller full of his belongings with the intention of walking across America. Along the way, he kept a collection of journals that described the beautiful, random, and mundane that came from the American highway with […]

Utopiafest 2015

January 5, 2016



I went to Utopiafest by myself this summer and had a noteworthy time. I saw one of the best performances of my life (Explosions in the Sky), I enjoyed a very quiet camp site in the middle of this giant crater-like field, I was able to forage for Texas Persimmons, one of my good friends […]

From a Recent Trip To NY

December 20, 2015



Niter Qibbeh

December 18, 2013



From Jessica Prentice’s Full Moon Feast (p. 117): Niter Qibbeh (Ethiopian Spiced Ghee) Makes about two cups This classic cooking oil of Ethiopia is a great thing to use whenever you want to give something a more complex North African or Middle Eastern Flavor. It is also a primary ingredient (along with the spice mixture berebere) […]

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The Best Knife Sharpener for the Chef’s Kitchen

October 21, 2013


Wicked Edge 230x

Considering that the chef’s knife is the most important tool in the kitchen, it helps to have it perform at peak performance, whether at home or in a professional setting. There is nothing more dangerous than a dull knife. I’ve seen a coworker stab straight through the fleshy part of his hand from a mere […]

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A Review of the FLO Chef Jacket

October 21, 2013


“Inspired by Chef Andrew Kirschner, the FLỖ Jacket’s vents and full cut allow for maximum flexibility and comfort.” And the description is accurate! The jacket really breathes and is very flexible.  Although my jacket is black, this picture sold me:  • 6.2 oz. 55/45 poly/viscose blend• Breast patch and split sleeve pockets• Mesh underarm and […]

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