In Food

A Beginner’s Guide to Matcha Tea

Matcha Tea

I am currently having a love affair with matcha. This new phenomenon has blown up (queue the hipster matcha tea shops) and it seems like everyone is trying this antioxidant-filled tea that’s been a staple in Japan for centuries. I don’t drink caffeinated beverages, but the occasional indulgence is always warranted.

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In Lifestyle

How to Love Morning Again

How to Love Morning Again

6:30 a.m. hits hard

 

But it doesn’t have to. I’m not going to tell you I’m one of those bright-eyed-and-smily morning people who have yoga’d by 5am and read three chapters of a Dickens novel, with spare time to whip up eggs benedict and call momma Lowry. In the …

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In Lifestyle

The Feminine Mystique

New York Cafe

As gender roles are changing in today’s world, I think we are in the process of redefining what it means to be a woman. Women are more financially independent than ever before. We’re free to develop our interests and contribute in ways we feel are meaningful for us. And it’s even socially acceptable to speak out against harassment. It’s an …

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In Travel

My New York

New York Newspaper

People come here to reinvent themselves – each seeing something different in these streets, each crafting their own New York. My New York was on Amsterdam Avenue, where penniless artists in boyfriend jeans loitered in coffee shopsIt was the place of coffee shops and diners open at 2am, cobblestone apartment blocks, and women who once looked like Lauren Bacall. …

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