Chicago Blew Me Away

I never thought I’d say this, but Chicago is onto something when it comes to food. Call something “Chicago-style” and I’ll take one, please (who am I kidding, I’m definitely coming back for seconds). Yuzu is the BYOB sushi spot I never knew I needed. The jumbo rolls come decorated with a rainbow of sauces. …

Best of The Burg

Williamsburg is full of hidden treasures, and some Insta-worthy ones at that. First stop: The William Vale. This hotel may be known to have the best view of NYC, but wait, there's more... Du's Donuts is a modern donut shop at The William Vale. The New-England style donuts come in all different flavors (and sizes)! Try …

In the NoLiTa

There's nowhere like NoLiTa... You've probably come here hungry to fulfill more of your NYC food fantasies. Here are some hot tips to go along with this heat wave. WARM transports you to those LA vacations you so dearly miss after hopping out of a neck-breaking taxi ride in NYC. Tell your driver to take …

Coffee Break in Tampa

The Oxford Exchange is the most instagrammable coffeehouse in Tampa. It resembles a modern library from its high ceilings to its black and white tiled floors. The rustic furniture and botanical dining area catch the daylight (and rainbows) perfectly.   The restaurant has menus for breakfast, brunch, lunch and afternoon tea. From the brunch menu, I chose …

Vieni qui spesso?

The Italian word sosta translates to take a break. This restaurant is perfect for that. It is a fast Italian getaway in the heart of NoLita. The restaurant is minimalistic and pink, with paper goods to match this aesthetic. The pink neon sign reading “Mangiamo, Baby” does not go unnoticed or unphotographed. Moving onto the picturesque menu... …

Foraging in Florence

Four weeks into my eating abroad, oops, study abroad summer in Florence! La Milkeria is a dessert-lovers dream. This cafe offers made-to-order crepes, waffles, and pancakes from morning until night. Wait, it gets better. You can top your made-to-order treat with scoops of gelato, heavy drizzles of Nutella and white chocolate, maple syrup, custard, jam, marscapone, …