• 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.


  • City Weekend

    City Weekend

    Welcome to the last week of February! I don’t know how that happened- Christmas was two months ago- but I’m really looking forward to March! And speaking of tim... Read more

    Posted on 24 February 2014 FOOD & DRINK, LIFESTYLE
  • Snow In Southampton

    Snow Southampton

    On Friday, Brien and I went to a Brazilian restaurant in our neighborhood. The place itself was just okay; we’d made a reservation, but were put into the back... Read more

    Posted on 17 February 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Beeting Hearts

    Beeting Hearts

    Happy St. Valentine’s Day! Did you know that in Finland, the day is celebrated simply as “Friends Day”? I love that. Brien and I have marked Valentine’s Day in... Read more

    Posted on 14 February 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • Jack’s Stir Brew

    Jack’s Stir Brew

    When I was in college in Minnesota, there was a perfect coffee shop called Coffee News just a few blocks from campus. A few days a week, I would park myself at ... Read more

    Posted on 13 February 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • 2014: A Year of (FUN!) Challenges

    2014: Year (FUN!) Challenges

    Hi everyone! It’s been awhile. How are you doing? How is 2014 taking shape for you? I’ve been waiting for the perfect chance to tell you about an exciting new... Read more

    Posted on 09 February 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • 75%

    Well, somehow another semester has gone by, and this past Monday marked the last first-day-of-school I’ll have in my graduate career. Read more

    Posted on 30 January 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • 10 Days In Israel

    Days Israel

    On January 8, my middle/high/lifeschool bestie and I set out for a 10 day trip to Israel.  Have you heard of Birthright?  Basically, if you are 26 and under... Read more

    Posted on 23 January 2014 DESTINATIONS, FOOD & DRINK, TRAVEL, VACATION
  • Winter Wonderland

    Winter Wonderland

    Welcome to January 2014!  Hard to believe the new year is upon us, but I’m so excited to see what it will bring.  With my best friend’s wedding, my graduation,... Read more

    Posted on 02 January 2014 FOOD & DRINK
  • 10 Best Books of 2013

    Best Books 2013

    So, it’s December 23.  Some of us may or may not be in need of a little help on the “gift idea” front.  Some of us may also need entertainment for long flights... Read more

    Posted on 23 December 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • Got Leftovers? Make a Taco!

    Leftovers? Make Taco!

    What’s cooking?  We’ve made a lot of really great (and simple) dishes this past week.  I’ve been using Pinterest a lot lately to keep track of recipes that catc... Read more

    Posted on 10 December 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • Thanksgiving Weekend, 2013

    Thanksgiving Weekend, 2013

    Happy December!  Thank you so much for your sweet words of congratulations on our engagement.  It means a lot to us, especially because so much of our... Read more

    Posted on 02 December 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • Snapshots


    It’s been awhile!  How does this find you?  It’s hard to believe I used to blog three times a day.  Now it’s more like once a week, and I miss it!  I miss the... Read more

    Posted on 02 December 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • A Love Story

    Love Story

    Two years ago, I met the man who would become my husband.  Husband!  I am not used to using that word, and am having fun playing around with fiancé.  Let me bac... Read more

    Posted on 26 November 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • Houston Wedding

    Houston Wedding

    Last weekend, B and I flew to Houston to celebrate our friends George and Brandon’s marriage! B had been to Houston a few years ago, but it was my first time. Read more

    Posted on 20 November 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • Eating Through The Midterm Slog

    Eating Through Midterm Slog

    Hello there!  Happy freaking NOVEMBER!  Up until a few weeks ago, I was still in shock that summer was over.  But now, I have fully embraced autumn. Read more

    Posted on 04 November 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • Bites & Sights

    Bites Sights

    Last week was Cider Week in New York State! Restaurants, bars and cideries celebrated by stocking up on bottles of bubbly fermented apples. Read more

    Posted on 29 October 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • Pumpkin Alfredo

    Pumpkin Alfredo

    We asked the landlord to turn on our heat this past week, when the temperature dropped to the low 50s.  Last night it was 43˚, and those thin tights and short... Read more

    Posted on 26 October 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • Circles For Service

    Circles Service

    This past Saturday, I joined a small group of women as part of New York Cares Day. Every Fall, thousands of volunteers gather to brighten up public schools by... Read more

    Posted on 22 October 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • Fall Cooking

    Fall Cooking

    Sincerest apologies for the photo quality of late… the screen on my iPhone has been broken for months, and my upgrade isn’t scheduled to arrive until November.... Read more

    Posted on 13 October 2013 FOOD & DRINK
  • 26

    It seems I’ve made it through my quarter life crisis with my head still screwed on straight! There were some rough patches, but I think age 25 was one of my bes... Read more

    Posted on 08 October 2013 FOOD & DRINK