4.27.2014

les mille feuilles

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swoon: submerged motherlands

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ai weiwei: stacked. made up of over 700 bikes

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ai weiwei: moon chest

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ai weiwei: teahouse. each house made of compressed tea leaves, weighing over a ton each!

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sanford biggers: blossom

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pictures from an outing to the brooklyn museum to see the ai weiwei, "according to what?" exhibit. other highlights included the beautiful other worldly submerged motherlands installation that made me feel like i had stepped into part of tolkien's lothlorien forest. childhood dream to walk amongst the elven almost realized!

4.26.2014

lunch at abc cocina

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spring pea guacamole with warm crunchy tortillas

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baby calamari stuffed with chorizo, celery root, chickpeas, and basil

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griddled fish tacos, aioli and cabbage-chili pickle

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roasted turkey cuban sandwich, flying pigs ham, dairyere cheese and pickles

a luxuriously late lunch at abc cocina, part of a three day food vacation in the city to celebrate the boy's birthday. the highlight of this meal were the griddled fish tacos that were so delicious i did a double take after the first bite. still thinking about how perfect the tart pickled nappa cabbage tasted with the smoky aioli. this dish (along with their famous spring pea guacamole) are a must when ordering!

4.12.2014

sculptural spring

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orchids at the new york botanical garden


"Maybe to be powerful is to be fragile."
- Ai Wei Wei