I pity the fool who hasn’t searched through the stacks of t-shirts by GoLLyNYC. This Mr. T tee is the handiwork of Artist/Designer Keith Bishop. Keith scours the world for bedsheets featuring some of our favorite characters, from Batman, Spiderman and Superman to Curious George, Big Bird and Pacman. HeRead more →
The Cinnamon Vanilla ice cream from Phin & Phebes that James and I tried at Smorgasburg’s Ice Cream Day was frozen happiness in a cup. The rich vanilla base is the perfect platform to showcase the spicy, warm cinnamon flavors. The texture is just right too: perfectly smooth, with noneRead more →
Not sure what the weather actually has in store for us this weekend. But I am sure that it doesn’t matter because there are some great market events going on in the city! And neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night… shall keep this market enthusiast from going to Ice Cream Day at Smorgasburg! (Details below, with apologies to the US Postal Service.)Read more →
Happy Bastille Day!
If you haven’t guessed by now, I’m a Francophile. In fact, I had my first Aha! moment about what would become Markets of New York City the day we went to a farmers market in Paris, just blocks from the Bastille (Av. Richard Lenoir, for the curious). In truth, Bastille Day wasn’t a particularly happy day, but it was the beginning of the French Revolution which would end the monarchy. So it’s all good, although Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette did know how to throw a fabulous feast made with fine, fresh local ingredients.Read more →
James and I both love cinnamon ice cream, and the Cinnamon Vanilla from Phin & Phebes that we tried at Smorgasburg’s Ice Cream Day was frozen happiness in a cup. The rich vanilla base is the perfect platform to showcase the spicy, warm cinnamon flavors. The texture is just right too: perfectly smooth, with none of the graininess I’ve had in other artisanal cinnamon ice creams. Because it was so hot that day, the ice cream got just a little melty, which is my favorite way to eat it.Read more →