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some takes on pandemic takeout

  • what’s the first restaurant you’d like to return to for outdoor/indoor dining?
  • which gustatory experiences have you missed most? (don’t worry, i’d never pull out “gustatory” on a friend.)
  • are you over the weekly expenditures mandated by…


on food, memory, and ghost stories (kind of)


dinner on the anniversary of shelter-in-place day one


a surprisingly good and filling post-run breakfast (vegan)


  • it requires little to no advance planning. (caveat: this is not intended to be a relatable statement!) i purchase kale, spinach, chard, arugula, or some other leaf at least once a week. i either buy english muffins or make bread — a crusty boule, my dad’s midwestern…


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