Monthly Archives: June 2011
Nothing says summer quite like a popsicle, and these red white and blue ones scream 4th July.
Two happy co-incidences align to strawberry-tint my world this week. One, the discovery of freeze dried strawberries at Trader Joes, brought to my attention by my friend Grace. â€œTheyâ€™re Yuppie crack. You just canâ€™t stop eating them!â€ The other, of … Continue reading
Even though itâ€™s only my 3rd 4th of July in New York, some traditions have already been set in stone. There will be a BBQ at Susan and Mattâ€™s. We will be watching the fireworks from the banks of the … Continue reading
There are some picnics that cry out for excess. If you’re watching opera while wearing black tie in a field, you might as well bring the candelabra with you. Once youâ€™ve got over the idea of picnic extravagance it becomes … Continue reading
The fact that I love picnics so much must surely have something to do with my Mum, who would regularly slap some Marmite on a roll and take my sister and I out to Isabella Plantation to swing on the … Continue reading
A few years ago my friend Hector, famous for his hospitality, invited Jon and I to join him on a rug at the Blenheim Horse Trials. This is not something we usually do. Questions flooded into our minds; what is … Continue reading
Heavily into picnic mode, Jon and I went for a walk on the High Line – not some kind of strange circus stunt, but rather a modern park elevated on disused railway tracks above the city, meandering through the buildings … Continue reading
It has been said that all you need for a really great picnic is a baguette, a ripe brie, a bunch of grapes and a bottle of wine. But why would you want to stop there?
Sara is officially Dating â€“ not dating any one particular guy, but just generally dating. “Whoever I like, whatever fits in with my schedule. Not just one person. Not necessarily looking for Mr Right – clearly, not kicking him to … Continue reading
â€œThe best cocktail I ever hadâ€ sighed Yosi, â€œwas a Vesper.â€ We were into day two of our Malaysian restaurant week celebrations, which started with dinner at Laut and had moved into lunch at Fatty Crab. Naturally, given the hedonistic … Continue reading