Amazing Find: The Chocolate Room

While exploring Park Slope one day after a much-needed haircut, I came across The Chocolate Room. From the outside, one might assume it’s just a shop that sells chocolate truffles, but when you walk in, you’ll quickly realize it’s a cafe — the no-fuss, easygoing kind where you can sit for hours enjoying a cup…

Our Wedding Cake, 2 Years Later

Uh no, we did not save our actual wedding cake from two years ago. (Yikes!) For our second-year anniversary, Jesse ordered a replica of our wedding cake (minus the fancy design and fondant) from Judy of Silk Cakes, who ideated and made the creation in the first place. This is what the ube cake with…

Our Ube and White Chocolate Wedding Cake One Year Later

One year later, in the name of tradition, we drudged up the top tier of our wedding cake, frozen and wrapped in multiple layers of saran wrap and foil in the back of our freezer. We always say that we wish we enjoyed more bites of it on our wedding night. The ube cake with…

Cooking Our Own Food at Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ by Times Square

Two things learned: make sure your food is cooked really well (use a timer if you have to!) and don’t let Steve have the butter! Even though the food at this Japanese BBQ joint wasn’t top quality, it was pretty cheap for New York City. The four of us — Jesse and our good friends…