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August 2015

The Total Package, The Vices

The Avenue

‘the Avenue eat/drink’ is run by Stephen Schrutt, one of the many people I got to meet while I worked at La V Fusion. Come to think of it, I’m pretty sure I’ve only met Stephen once. He came in…

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The Look

Nouvelle Beauty Bar

Nouvelle Beauty Bar is the third business opened by my old boss, Thuy Le, and by old, I mean former. In no way is she old in age. The woman will always look like she’s in her 20’s. #AsianNoRaisin #Praise After…

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The Vices

Desnuda Cevicheria

Desnuda in Williamsburg.   You think you know $1 oysters, but I promise you to the core of my physical and spiritual being that your knowledge is so far from truth that it’ll make you question what else you thought was solid…

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The Total Package

La V Fusion

This post is dedicated to Chi Thuy, with love. And to her mother, who passed away this past August. The staff affectionately called her Mom, and Mom always set aside a HUGE bowl of bone marrow for me every time a…

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The Look

Like a Tourist

Wandering through Chinatown to Little Italy. We are currently trapped in the thick, moist, wet, humid blanket that is a NYC summer and somehow wearing as little as possible is still too much. One day, I’ll make good on the legality of…

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The Vices

Joe’s Shanghai- How to Eat Soup Dumplings

This is the first shoot I did after dreaming up the concept of “Chopsticks and Stilettos.” I did my own hair and makeup, grabbed a couple of outfits, and changed into them during peak foot traffic on Canal Street. I’m…

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