Wolverine’s Coffee Shop (New York, NY)

I’ve had a coffee shop on my YELP bookmarks for forever and this weekend I finally wandered by it. Laughing Man Coffee is located at 184 Duane Street in Tribeca in downtown Manhattan and I called it “Wolverine’s Coffee Shop” because it’s a little known fact that Wolverine himself, Hugh Jackman, owns the spot. There’s a fake green lawn outside the cafe with lots of … Continue reading Wolverine’s Coffee Shop (New York, NY)

#FBF: Get Your Sugar Fix: Voodoo Doughuts (Portland, OR)

How can I write about going to Portland, Oregon and not mention Voodoo Doughnuts? I can’t, so that’s why I absolutely must (no, it’s a law, I swear, just believe me!). This was a place that’s been popular for over a decade and it was the place that everyone was telling me I absolutely must go to, probably they had never heard of anything else … Continue reading #FBF: Get Your Sugar Fix: Voodoo Doughuts (Portland, OR)

Zen in the City: Lan Su Chinese Garden (Portland, OR)

A few days after I went to the International Rose Test Garden, my cousin and I went to explore the Lan Su Chinese Garden in the Chinatown area of Portland. It’s four thousand feet – or one full city block – of walled-in Chinese garden. In other words: an oasis in a city when you need to get away from the traffic (and bikes) of … Continue reading Zen in the City: Lan Su Chinese Garden (Portland, OR)