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Adventures in Little Brasil

My friends and I stumbled into Little Brazil in Astoria, Queens almost by accident back in July for the World Cup final. The game had ended and Germany was crowned the rightful champion.   431 more words


Rules & Methodology

1) PRICE. I’m not about to go bankrupt with this experiment, so restaurant options will be limited to $ or $$ per the Yelp rating system. 121 more words


The Project

I fucking love to eat. I came to the United States seven years ago from Honduras with limited exposure to cuisines from other cultures. At one point in my life I genuinely thought Panda Express was the cultural ambassador for Chinese food.   118 more words


New Escentual Post: Guide to Gourmand

Are you in the mood for food? I am. Well, to be fair, I’m always in the mood for food so that’s not really a statement of any note, but I am on a diet at the moment so I’m… 144 more words


The Fragrance Files: CK One Shock for Her

Continuing on from last week’s vanillary gourmand, floral oriental fragrance, this fragrance file is another sweet one. What’s different about this post is this is the only fragrance I own that I don’t really like anymore, and to be honest, I kinda regret buying. 383 more words


Two Scoops, Please - 4160 Tuesdays New York 1955 Perfume Review

I continue to be incredibly impressed by the output from London-based indie brand, 4160 Tuesdays. Perfumer Sarah McCartney has a natural knack for perfumery, but also the subversive talent of injecting humour and eccentricity into her compositions. 569 more words

Perfume Reviews

It's on, gourmand

Marc 49 in Oakland’s Temescal district smells like good wine. It hints at the hidden gems of Paris that only the locals know about. Check out bartender Dez’s… 175 more words