Rocco Ristorante

Italian food and culture is rooted everywhere in New York. Rocco Ristorante is one such traditional Italian joint, operating in the Greenwich Village since 1922 that not only has years of history still worn on their unchanged walls but was also a starter kitchen for the Mario Batali. An establishment of this age and character …

Not quite a ‘Situation’

This week I had a friend in town that I hadn’t seen since I was last at Cal Poly; we’ll call him Marc. Marc’s working on 4 months of a long distance relationship, as I had in 2004, however, he’s in the Bay Area, and she’s in Philly (not much difference really to my LA-NY …

Battle of Wits and Brawn

From the NY Post: A baseball executive says former Yankees outfielder Johnny Damon “is going to be lucky to get whatever he gets,” if he signs somewhere. The AL exec told MLive.com that Damon and agent Scott Boras misjudged the market for the 36-year-old outfielder. … “Sometimes, we ask for too much,” the source, requesting …

Fit and Surviving

To say that not working for five months has been easy living is to believe a comfortable facade. I’m sure there’s levels of emotion within the psyche of an unemployed person, but I never looked them up. I’m more analytical so I’ve measured my emotions more by my actions. I was pissed about my group …

Are you Stupid?

Sodium Chloride, the chemical name for the simple white substance used auspiciously in many religions, ubiquitous in the Northeast during the winter melting sidwalks and accelerating rust on old cars, and one of the oldest seasonings known to man used to preserve and flavor food for all. Salt is a primary electrolyte in the human …

Get Noticed

With the Superbowl approaching, I hear more discussion around New York about the advertising than the actual game this Sunday. With the Jets out and both teams equally distant from the city, the Advertising is the only game people will be attentive too. So with that I’d highlight some cool outdoor ads from adsoftheworld.com

New Tumblr Feed – Austin Vegas Dot Dot Dot

To my 147 RSS Feedsubscribers…. I’m sure you’ve never been to the other pages on AustinVegas.com so I wanted to send an update on the About page (which hasn’t been updated in quite some time) and provide a new feed for subscription to my Tumblr page (design tweeks to follow). The intention is for the …