Art World, Food, Uncategorized

Vandal

Very excited that Summer Fridays are back! My favorite thing to do after leaving work at 1 pm on Fridays is meeting up with Brian to walk around Manhattan and hunt down graffiti! So of course, when I heard about Vandal, I just HAD to go check it out.

Vandal is a restaurant that offers street food on it’s menu and street art on the walls. The entire front has two full walls of Shepard Fairey, the back has a full wall by Tristan Eaton, and all along the interior are framed artwork by the usual suspects including Space Invaders & Faile. Click through for more photos!

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Food, Travel, Uncategorized

Date Night in Chinatown

I love Chinatown. It’s bustling and so full of life – you step out of a candy store, cross the street to find yourself in front of Durian fruit then round the corner and step into a vendor’s fish stall. It’s really incredible.

Brian and I found ourselves downtown and hungry – and seeing as Joe’s Shanghai had a wait list about a mile long, we rounded the corner on Doyle and opted for Nom Wah Tea Parlor instead. Nom Wah has been around since the 1920’s and they consistently have delicious dim sum. We ordered salt & pepper shrimp (FAVE), pork buns, crystal shrimp dumplings, XLB’s (soup dumplings), and the shrimp dumplings with snow pea leaf. So good!

Afterwards, we HAD to stop by Eggloo for some ice cream in a bubble waffle cone. I mean, obviously. Click through for more pics!

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Ice & Vice

This past weekend was the perfect day for ice cream. Stopped by Ice & Vice and got a scoop of the Pickles of the Caribbean (rum, coconut, & pickled pineapple jam) on top of a scoop of 9AM (vietnamese coffee & donut truffle) all on a Chai-spiced dark chocolate cone. SO GOOD!!! Click through for more photos!

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Graffiti

One of my favorite things to do on the weekends is hunting down awesome street art all over Manhattan, Brooklyn, and sometimes New Jersey. After a failed attempt at brunch, we salvaged the day by going on a self-guided mini tour of our favorite spots. Click through for photos!

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Spring/Break Art Show 2017

A photoset from the Spring/Break Art Show held in midtown Manhattan on February 28th, 2017. It was inspiring to see two full floors of artwork – it fills me with envy that people out there are chasing their passion. Kudos to those who make it look like a piece of cake!

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