• Lilveggiepatch

    Hi! My name is Katie and I'm a 20-something living in New York. I write about my culinary adventures and daily life in the city as I try to figure it all out.


  • Edible Summer

    Edible Summer

    We’ve put ourselves on a bit of a budget for the foreseeable future. And by budget, I mean we’re trying not to eat out as much, and only when it’s a “special”... Read more

    Posted on 15 July 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • On The Lake


    Our beach vacation has come and gone, but I couldn’t have planned a more perfect week if I’d tried. We saw old friends and family we rarely get to see, includin... Read more

    Posted on 07 July 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • What I’m Reading Now

    What Reading

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Hello, summer reading. Tomorrow morning, Brien and I are packing up the car and heading to Michigan! Every summer, a... Read more

    Posted on 26 June 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Night Out With Murray’s Cheese

    Night With Murray’s Cheese

    Last week, Brien and I were invited to celebrate Murray’s Cheese shop’s new renovations! It was quite a party, and quite a feast! If you haven’t been to... Read more

    Posted on 25 June 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Coastal Wedding

    Coastal Wedding

    Wedding season is in full swing! We spent a weekend in Portland, Maine, to celebrate the nuptials of our friends Jen and Carlos. I met Jen and Carlos four... Read more

    Posted on 18 June 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Class of 2014

    Class 2014

    This week has been one of celebration! Although I officially finished my classes three weeks ago, my school’s reception and commencement wasn’t until now. It wa... Read more

    Posted on 13 June 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Lounge The Day Away

    Lounge Away

    It’s only early June, but it already feels like summer is in full swing (not to mention it was 85˚ yesterday!). My graduation is next week, and we’re heading... Read more

    Posted on 04 June 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • 100%


    #@ %!!!!!!! Sixteen months after I began my graduate school journey (and almost fifty papers later), it has come to a close. It wasn’t always easy (hello,... Read more

    Posted on 28 May 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Mother’s Day 2014

    Mother’s 2014

    Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mamas! My dad was out of town, so my mom and I enjoyed some girls time. After a little research online, I made a reservation... Read more

    Posted on 12 May 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Reykjavik By Way of Chinatown

    Reykjavik Chinatown

    Two weeks ago, Brien and I met my parents for Easter brunch at Skál, an Icelandic restaurant on the boarder of New York’s Lower East Side and Chinatown. The... Read more

    Posted on 01 May 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • My Best Friend’s Wedding

    Best Friend’s Wedding

    Jenny, my best and oldest friend, got married in Indianapolis on Saturday. Our moms grew up down the street from each other, and Jenny and I have been two peas... Read more

    Posted on 28 April 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • 24 Hours Upstate

    Hours Upstate

    Last week, Brien had to go up to Corning, in upstate New York, for a meeting. It’s one of the only upstate towns that is still thriving (their main industry... Read more

    Posted on 24 April 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Woodstock in April

    Woodstock April

    Spring Break has finally arrived! It’s very late this year because of the holiday schedule, and I’ll only have a month left of classes when I go back to school... Read more

    Posted on 16 April 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Loving Lately

    Loving Lately

    Whew, another weekend has come and gone, and we’re now a week into APRIL! Which means I only have five weeks left until I have my MSW, and one week left until... Read more

    Posted on 07 April 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Let’s Make Our Own Dry Shampoo!

    Let’s Make Shampoo!

    For the past six months or so, I’ve been cutting back on the number of times I wash my hair each week. Hair stylists have been telling me for years that daily... Read more

    Posted on 29 March 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • My Favorite Protein Powder

    Favorite Protein Powder

    My appetite has been freaking voracious lately. Maybe it’s the never-ending winter, or midterm stress (procrastinating- er, studying- makes you hungry, didn’t... Read more

    Posted on 27 March 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Let’s Make Our Own Deodorant!

    Let’s Make Deodorant!

    Whew, what a weekend! My best and oldest friend, Jenny, is getting married in a month (!!!!), so I flew out this past weekend to join the bachelorette... Read more

    Posted on 25 March 2014 HAIR & BEAUTY, LIFESTYLE
  • Weekend


    Weekend, I miss you already. A lot of my fellow students at other social work programs are already on spring break, but mine isn’t until the middle of April (ou... Read more

    Posted on 17 March 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Loving Lately

    Loving Lately

    This “taco” salad. Seeeeriously yummy, and put together with pantry staples. Coconut breakfast porridge. I ate this for breakfast last week…... Read more

    Posted on 11 March 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • What I’m Reading Now

    What Reading

    Whatcha reading? Due to constant commuting between work and school, and a little quality time with the CrossRamp at the gym, I’ve gotten quite a bit of... Read more

    Posted on 03 March 2014 FOOD & DRINK