Blue Smoke, NYC

Since BBQ is not often enough treated as the gender-neutral experience that it deserves to be, one of my girlfriends and I decided to have a dainty little (HA!) dinner at Blue Smoke before heading to our friend’s birthday party the other night. Blue Smoke totes itself as “a barbecue restaurant rooted in the culinary […]

Happy Fourth of July!

Wanted to take a moment to wish everyone a Happy Fourth! I’m bubbling up a post I originally shared on Memorial Day, in case people have burger-making plans on their agendas today and want some delicious and easy tips! Hope your holiday is fun/relaxing/friend + family-filled/whatever you hope for it to be. Xo Charlene


I finally, finally, FINALLY made it to GATO, which is major entirely because of how I feel about Bobby Flay. It was also delicious, and (relatively) reasonably priced. Except for alcohol, which is always a million dollars in NYC. Feel free to donate to my GoFund Me so I can continue to afford cocktails in […]

BoCaphe, NYC

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Watermelon-basil tea and Acai bowl @ French-influenced Vietnamese restaurant, BoCaphe. (This is officially the most-Brooklyn sentence I’ve ever written and that you’ve probably ever read and I wasn’t even in Brooklyn when this happened.) Cute/yummy/affordable, though!   Xo Charlene