How Some of the Ride Apps Fare in NYC

This past winter was hell: single digit temps and an endless supply of snow and ice -aka, hazardous biking conditions. Needless to say, I spent a lot of time NOT biking this winter. My bike almost slid out from under me when I was biking in the protected bike lane on 1st Ave when I hit a hidden patch of ice from… » 4/07/15 11:49am 4/07/15 11:49am

Food Pilgrimage: El Atoradero

About a month ago, nothip sent me this article about Denisse Chavez, a woman from Mexico who is so dedicated to making delicious food that she regularly drives to her homeland to purchase ingredients. The spices here just don't cut it in her book. On each trip to Mexico, she and her husband risk being kidnapped by… » 10/20/14 1:28pm 10/20/14 1:28pm