DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections

What would you do for New York’s best cookie dō? Would you wait in one of New York’s infamously long lines? Would you take a car, train and subway in one day? I would, I did and here’s why you ...

The High Line

Craving crisp winter air? Craving the vast Manhattan West Side skyline? Craving a blend of turn of the century and modern architecture? Then I know the place for you. The High Line, also know as High ...

Five Leaves

This week’s Secret of SoCal is Five Leaves. As I strolled along the cracked sidewalk on a muggy, Sunday afternoon, I felt dubious that I would get a table at the trendy brunch spot… New York b...

Cool Globe Art Exhibit

In 2015, the state of New York had an estimated 19,795,791 residents, and still continues to grow! While discussing these astounding numbers with a coworker at lunch yesterday, he mentioned that altho...

Magnolia Bakery

There is no better way to celebrate the end of a work week than with a cupcake or some banana pudding! As I walked along 49th street on this muggy afternoon, I eagerly approached my destination and th...

We Aren’t In SoCal Anymore…Part Two

It’s finals week at Chapman University, and as always during this time, there is palpable anxiety sparking in the air. So yes, there I was in the library, imagining myself somewhere over the rainbow...

We Aren’t In SoCal Anymore…Part 2

It’s finals week at Chapman University, and as always during this time, there is palpable anxiety sparking in the air. So yes, there I was in the library, imagining myself somewhere over the rainbow...

We Aren’t in SoCal Anymore- Part One

Public Service Announcement: This week we blew into a location a bit more Easterly for our Secret of SoCal due to an unexpected tornado. Don’t worry, our airplane didn’t land on the Wicked Witch, ...