My Law School Admissions Essay on Pâté de Foie Gras

I am finally in the home stretch of what has been the most academically challenging year (#1Llyfe). And as I was reminiscing about the past year, I rediscovered this gem of an admissions essay. I submitted this short essay to a “reach” law school that probably scoffed at my atrocious grammar and threw out my… Continue reading My Law School Admissions Essay on Pâté de Foie Gras

Gratitude: My Year Spent Writing about Food

Part I: “Je vis a manger, je ne mange pas de vivre.” I looked across what must have been the fiftieth booth, surveyed the sliced and diced options, and plucked up a creamy white cube. Only so much could be consumed in a four hour period… but why limit myself? For the love of Brie… Continue reading Gratitude: My Year Spent Writing about Food

On the Merits of Going Solo (to a Restaurant)

Bar conversations are really intended to be eavesdropped upon, I mused as I dunked another tempura battered shrimp into a cool ranch trough. Crispy on the outside, doughy on the inside: tempura perfection. A few seats down the bar sat a chique middle-aged Spanish woman, who looked at first distraught and then resigned as she… Continue reading On the Merits of Going Solo (to a Restaurant)