NYC: Fully Caffeinated

November 10, 2010

My relationship with coffee began, as many do, as a casual friendship. I had been working overnight at Apple’s Fifth Avenue store and after a year of nocturnal living found myself wanting its warm, comforting buzz. It wasn’t the energizing chemicals so much as the atmosphere of Mud, a slightly-small, dark East Village coffee shop […]

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Cakeman, I won’t be soothed

April 3, 2006

Cakeman Raven, you came so highly recommended. Saveur had an article that made meg crave his Red Velvet Cake, so Saturday being her birthday and all, I had to oblige. After reading that article, I had about two weeks to lust after this red velvet cake and build it up into the best cake in […]

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