I haven't dined inside of a McDonald's restaurant since I lived in the Bronx, New York. In High School, we were allowed to leave the school on our lunch break so the Jerome Avenue McDonald's was "popping." A majority of my friends and I were students in the MACY Honors and Gifted program. Most of … Continue reading A Side of Conversation
If you’re in the Garment District of NYC looking for a big bite for a few dollars, I know the perfect spot. My aunt introduced me to Stage Door Deli. Visitors have an option to take-out or dine in. Stage Door is a great restaurant with a large selection of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Famous … Continue reading Stage Door Deli, NYC
I have an amazing best friend! Being that I haven't lived in NYC for few years she's my guide to everything hot in the city. One past Saturday we made our way down to Union Square. If you have yet to visit NYC you have to add this side of the city to your stay. … Continue reading Spice Thai, NYC
If you are ever in the Fleetwood area of Mount Vernon, New York boy, do I have a treat for you. My Friday started rather "blah." I had a terrible toothache which caused me to stay in for most of Friday. Even though I was suffering from a bad toothache one of my wonderful cousins … Continue reading The Bayou Restaurant: Fleetwood, NY
By Krissy J, HerTopic.com Growing up surrounded by five siblings, it should be no surprise that I adore family gatherings. I remember having the best holiday dinners. It wasn't just about the food. It was more about having everyone together on one accord. My mother would prepare meals for hours. Summers in the Bronx never … Continue reading Cooking with Love
By Krissy J., HerTopic.com In order to stay in tune with my goals this year I created a vision board. A vision board is a representation of goals you would like to accomplish over a certain time frame. For the year 2012, I am focusing primarily on my health and career goals. When most people … Continue reading Why You Need A Vision Board
Sundays are the one day of the week I normally "grub" it up (or down) lol! I have a Jamaican background so on Sundays my family looked forward to a choice of chicken, oxtail, currygoat, rice and peas and salad. (my mom threw it down, still does) Now that I am away from home for … Continue reading Dinner @ Tiffany’s
So this was my first semester to board away from home. I spent my first two years of college at one of Florida's prestigious community colleges and obtained my AA degree. I now attend a four year university. It was a difficult transition, but I made the best of what I had. With the semester … Continue reading Forget a Ramen!
Now that I am not living with the parents anymore, it's time to learn how to cook. Looking back I appreciate all the love and time my mother spent putting into her food. I decided to go Italian so I brought Olive Garden to the apartment. This is an easy meal to make.Krissy J's Pictorial … Continue reading Cooking with KrissyJ!