Month: January 2015

Asia de Cuba — Barrio Chino

I should’ve been born in the steamy streets of Havana’s Barrio Chino eating a spicy egg roll and washing it down with a cold minty mojito. I think I would’ve felt right at home dancing the conga or the mambo under the Asian lanterns that light the neighborhood of Havana’s uniquely flavor-fused, sui generis community — known as Barrio Chino de la Habana or Havana’s Chinatown.

Mikado Cafe

For me, eating at a Japanese restaurant is like devouring an art canvas. I approach it with hesitation because who really wants to muck up something so beautiful? I feel like saying, ‘Let’s just shellac this and make it a centerpiece and then go eat something less attractive.’

The Glamorous Life

Let me wrap it up for you in a nutshell. It’s buy one and get one. And if there isn’t an Entertainer coupon — I am not doing it. It ain’t happening because I am saving for my child’s college education beach house in Santa Barbara, California.

Women’s Work in the UAE

Want to support women’s work in the UAE? Plan to attend this NYU sponsored event exploring the various ways women’s work in the UAE goes beyond “fixing” the women to transforming the contexts in which they live and work. Representatives from the education, entrepreneurship, private, and public sectors […]