Food

The Bagel Bible

The true guide to New York City’s bagels. The bodega around the corner most likely has “bagels” 24/7, but nothing compares to a true, fresh-out-of the-oven NYC bagel. Back in CT, I find myself craving these all the time so now that I’m back, it’s hard to stop eating them! Here’s my list of the top places […]

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LouLou’ – The Friendly Diner

I am an extremely picky eater so I was ecstatic to find this adorable diner, LouLou’, just a block away from the NYU building! The staff even speaks english! I’ve eaten there four times now and know the wait staff pretty well. The majority of them are actually Australians living in Paris. It’s an “Australian Diner” […]

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Cooking on My Own

I hate cooking. My whole life, I’ve had parents, cooks, or dining halls to prepare food for me. But because I’m here for an extended amount of time, I figured that it was as good a time as any to learn to cook. So far, I’ve been sticking to basic recipes like french toast and […]

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What You Can Buy for 1 €

It doesn’t sound like a lot, but 1 euro can get you a long way in Paris! You just have to know where to look. My favorite grocery store, Monoprix, is like a smaller version of Target. There’s a clothing department as well as kitchen ware, household products, and food. They’ve got everything from Oreos to […]

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My First French Faux-Pas

Let me start by saying that I am a serious coffee drinker. So are the French, but in a very different way. Their drinks tend to be very strong and very small. They are meant to be enjoyed leisurely over the course of an hour. At cafés, you have to order “American Style Coffee” in […]

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