sweet tnt post – juliette restaurant

I love quaint, brunch-y type spots. This is likely because I like brunch. There’s always something to be said about the combination of sweet and savory to delight the palate Therefore, when one of my closest friends put out the invite for her bachelorette brunch, I was excited to try …

When I was growing up, I went back and forth for a number of years between Trinidad, Barbados, and the little Caribbean in Brooklyn, NY. My parents soon after purchased a home on the border of Queens and Long Island, and we added the little Caribbean mecca we found there …

caribdiva tips

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I can’t let summer go. I’ve tried. 15 weeks is just not enough. Neither can Cookshop, apparently. I’m perfectly ok with that. … → September 30, 2015

goodbye summer

Labor Day is the unofficial end to the summer time fun…and did the fun ever go quickly. Wow. If you’re like me, … → September 8, 2015


sometimes…what you need is a break away from it all. this is how one of my best friends and i found our … → August 31, 2015


I’m big on birthdays. I believe that birthday celebrations should be at least a month long, starting (or ending with) the actual … → August 25, 2015

peach brown butter salmon

being meatless doesn’t necessarily mean eating just plant based proteins and veggies. for many people, eating just fish is a large part … → August 24, 2015