Posts Categorized: eat+drink

a pavlova

My department at work organized a weeks-long series of social events themed around the Olympics. The hundred or so of us were organized into seven “national” teams, and I was assigned Australia. Upon hearing this, my boyfriend insisted I hang a photo of The Lord Humongous on my office door. The first event was trivia… Read more »

top of the week, 08.03.12

01.made: I baked and assembled a pavlova; recipe will be up soon! 02.get: my new signature cocktail, created especially for me by Jon at Russell House Tavern. 03.saw: My nephew! Last weekend my boyfriend’s amazing parents played host to an invasion of Bowers: my parents came down to Massachusetts for a few days, and my… Read more »

cocktail break

To make a cocktail I’ll go wild for, mix and match from the following: gin, cucumber, fresh basil or rosemary, chartreuse or lillet or st. germain, and maybe some fresh-squeezed citrus. For ages, my signature cocktail was The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse at Noir Bar, which contained four of the items listed above (gin+rosemary+green chartreuse+lime) with… Read more »

top of the week, 07.06.12

01.made I just posted this logo on my portfolio page: Pilar Alessandra is an incredibly gifted and well-established scriptwriting instructor out of Los Angeles, with a top-10 podcast. She approached me to design an identity for her sequence of summer classes, Camp On The Page. This was a vector art piece I created in Adobe… Read more »

what made me happy this week

Things! This week has been cold and miserable and awesome. Read on to see what I’ve been up to. Every year before Valentine’s day, my office requests donations of unused or barely-used toiletries and cosmetics, which they donate to the Cambridge YMCA’s women and children shelter. This week I cleaned out my medicine cabinets, pulling… Read more »