Reading the Internet, Week 4

Sorry to be super behind on this one but here are some links to spice up your monday and tuesday office time. A lot of them are videos this week, which is a surprising change of pace. Alton Brown and William Shatner hang out and taste wine. Great article about being white in Mexico City and lots more. I haven’t eaten at Sanborns but I … Continue reading Reading the Internet, Week 4

Do What You Want With Your Weekend

One of the biggest things living abroad has taught me is how to be alone. A year ago, I hadn’t yet left for Argentina and the idea that I would soon have to make so many decisions on my own would have terrified me. Now, I really relish being alone and even made sure to find alone time last semester at Penn (mostly by sneaking … Continue reading Do What You Want With Your Weekend

Reading the internet, week 3

Actual post about my week to follow but here’s some internet for now: 15 lessons learned from cooking at the french laundry. I love reading about industry kitchens and mentorship. If you’ve ever smiled at the name of an Essie polish, you should read about the company’s founder who still comes up with most of the names. Millennial helps museums join instagram/increase engagement with youth, … Continue reading Reading the internet, week 3

Reading the internet, Week 2

And we’re back. Here’s what you should read this weekend: Fear of Missing Important Meals while traveling. This is a real thing, especially for those of us who tend to overthink everything (hi!). America’s relationship with dates sort of started with cultural appropriation. Instyle’s EIC is a dude who used to work for the New Yorker. He has some good advice. How does it feel to … Continue reading Reading the internet, Week 2

I’m on a boat: Las trajineras de Xochimilco

Hello dear readers, I’m here to tell you about one of the most “mexican” experiences I’ve had to date. It didn’t involve guacamole (which is really not much of a thing here) but it did involve canals, tequila, mariachi bands, and my housemates. I spent Saturday cruising around the canals of Xochimilco in a trajinera, a covered boat that doubles as a floating party for … Continue reading I’m on a boat: Las trajineras de Xochimilco