Aumm Aumm Pizzeria & Wine Bar in New Jersey

You should see my apartment before my love and I head out for a date. Balled up shirts and drawers from my jewelry box clutter his side of the bed.…

Tsion Café in Harlem

It’s funny how time changes your mind. A couple of years ago, I was set on living in New York City. I told my love I was going to come…

The League of Kitchens Workshop with Aiko

In high school, one of my closest friends was a quarter Japanese. Looking at him, you couldn’t tell. He looked like a lanky (after an insane growth spurt) black boy.…

Pompette Wines & Spirits

Pompette Wines & Spirits in Harlem

You might go into Pompette Wines & Spirits for a sweet red, but you’ll leave with much more than vino. My first time at the Harlem back store, I was…

The Reshaping

The Reshaping

I don’t know about you, but I shrink into myself when I’m not feeling my best. I isolate myself from friends, family and even my love who’s learned to give…

New York Vintners

New York Vintners in Tribeca

Like a man, the way to my heart is through my stomach, but I’m all woman when it comes to wine. Hubby knows this well so when his little sister…

Womanhood

A Beautiful Storm

She was a beautiful storm Dressed in layers of tulle Searching for her voice Fighting for power Constant state of push and pull Pull back Too close for comfort Push…

Why The Pepsi Ad Was Offensive AF

The first time I saw images from Pepsi’s ad, I was scrolling on Instagram. I stopped when I saw a white woman passing something to an officer. The photo was…

Brown Butter Zoodle Recipe

Brown Butter Sage and Rosemary Zoodles

I swear my body knows when I vow to eat healthier. It seems, without fail, every time I make the decision, I always crave something that has zero nutritional value…