Lula’s Sweet Apothecary

I am pretty sure that I was born without a sweet tooth. Growing up, while the rest of my classmates would eagerly run to the Sweet Shop to get lollipops and gum and licorice galore, I’d tag along to be a part of the action and to admire all the pretty colors. Don’t get me … Continue reading

Fun Food Talk: Road Chow

In this lifestyle article in USA Today, published last September, registered dietician and nutrition blogger Elizabeth Ward advocates for high-sodium, processed fast food as healthy food options. For breakfast, a McDonald’s Egg McMuffin or french toast sticks at Burger King? For dinner, a cheeseburger and salad with dressing or, whoa, Beefaroni? I’m all for convenience … Continue reading

NYC Restaurant Review: Blossom

Of all the fantastic gourmet restaurant options available for vegetarians in New York, Blossom (187 Ninth Ave., between 21st and 22nd Streets) is one of my favorites, thanks to reasonable prices, delicious organic food in hearty portions, and a warm décor with unpretentious ambience that welcomes business casual and upscale diners alike. While it’s candlelit … Continue reading