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When The Moon Hit My Eye… *Best Pizza in NYC*

When I first arrived in New York last February everyone told me that I had to have authentic NYC pizza.  I’m a pizza snob; my father is Italian and makes homemade pizza from scratch and even spins the dough on his finger like in the movies so naturally no restaurant pizza ever compared to the homemade pies my father makes… Until I discovered Fornino.  In all fairness, …

Nostalgia Found in Williamsburg

“We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.” ― Carson McCullers You can tell everything about a town by their second hand shops. Growing up, my great-grandmother Tooty lived in a classic old Los Angeles home in Highland Park right above Wilshire. …

Get to know Marissa- Ten Questions in Bakeri

Sitting In the quaint corner Williamsburg coffee shop BAKERI where we sipped on specialty herbal tea and nibbled on homemade German Chocolate Cake we asked Designer/Editor-in-Chief Marissa Crisafulli these ten questions:  Favorite Place in LA: The beach, hands down.  It’s the thing I missed the most when I moved to NYC: year round convenient beaches.  When I’m in LA (and have an afternoon off) you …