Once upon a midnight dreary

I recently stumbled upon an Edgar Allen Poe festival in NYC and immediately seized myself tickets for a couple of different performances.  Poe is a master.  I only really discovered Poe 2 years ago, and have rapidly devoured his best material since then.  I even managed to travel to his houses and museums in Baltimore, … Continue reading

The White Castle quest

I recently traveled by NYC’s healthiest mode of transport (Citi Bike) to have lunch at one of the country’s unhealthiest burger joints – the medievally monikered White Castle.  Why?  To try their Impossible Sliders.  It’s a vegetarian burger made to feel, taste and even bleed like meat.  I also wanted to see what Harold & … Continue reading