would it kill you to eat a vegetable

i ate a vegetable this weekend.
it felt weird.
i went to the unfancy food show this weekend.


the stars were
confit village
{duck confit+puff pastry=confiterole! how cute?}
i went to the bang on a can marathon this weekend.

and i guest live-blogged for friend will's blog
check it out for some more details about the performances!
i only made it for about four hours
some people will have been there for all twelve hours!
there were a ton of cool concepts
{asses on pianos, music out of chalkboards, you know...}
but i think the most inspiring and polished performance that i saw was 
fred frith's snakes and ladders
performed by the bang on a can all stars

and i loved the gamelan ensemble
starring my old friend sam!


i went to the brooklyn flea this weekend.
and ate a hot dog with pork belly
a porchetta sandwich
a gruyere grilled cheese
a banh mi-style hot dog
a pretzel with truffles
a raspberry basil popsicle
{not alone- with friend katie, of course}
and then in a state of stupidity i erased all of my pictures. 
reason to go back soon.

my friend kyle won a job in the new york philharmonic this weekend
yay yipee!!!!!
congratulations, buddy :-)

'twas a fabulous weekend.



oops i forgot to write about anything that doesn't involve food

ok! things i've done recently that don't involve food:

1. rode my bike
the molly mobile 
she's two shades of chocolate. 
oh wait that's food! 
she's two shades of poop.

2. listened to music
nowadays i like
stars of the lid
{no relation}

3. looked at pictures of pandas
omg you guys look

4. cheered on my friends kyle & kyle who are the only finalists in the new york philharmonic audition. 
finals are on saturday!

5. saw toy story 3/cried

6. wrote letters

7. forgot to send letters

8. became overwhelmed by all of the events happening in new york city and decided not to do any of them and didn't feel bad about it

9. wrote for time out new york

10. watched the o.c.

11. facebooked

oh no this is so boring.
tomorrow i go back to writing about food.



p.s. did anybody see brittany's response to my contest in the last post? it made me pee in my pants:

"From L to R..

1. Take the picture, and get oughta' here lady before you see what REALLY goes into this meat!

2. Nice to "Meat" you.. get it? Meat-Meet!! har! har!

3. would this be an awkward time to let everyone know I'm a vegetarian!?"

goodbye summer, hello fall!

dear summer of 2009,

you've been very good to me. i'll miss you dearly.



{new, hilarious, and fun things i did this summer}

went on a sandwich tour (the rob and molly sandwich tour of the eastern united states)
took my first stab at karaoke
tried surfing 
received my first solo bow under maestro maazel at the castleton festival
tried sushi for the first time, and liked it
tried NIA
danced with paul hamm
walked from old apartment at 106 down to the tip of manhattan
took my first orchestra audition
got bangs
waited a zillion hours for di fara pizza
met a zonkey
spent time in d.c., virginia, tanglewood, maryland, san diego, la jolla, michigan, chicago, miami, new york (duh)

...started this blog...

bye bye, summer!

goodbye, gelato
goodbye, O.C. mixes 
goodbye, sundays in the park

hello fall....

pumpkin things!
frye boots!
sufjan stevens!
halloween (been planning my costume since the winter...)
the met!
pretty leaves!!!!

rob k and rob k!

congratulations to rob klieger for winning the new world audition!!!!!!!

i call this piece, "rob plus palm tree." he gets to move to miami soon!


congratulations to one of my very best friends (and in mum's perfect world, my one and only future husband) rob knopper for being the runner up at new world!!!

rob leonardo knopper, ladies and gentleman!

now, while i don't think i completely ate poop in my audition, i unfortunately did not advance :-(


it's ok because i drowned my sorrows in gelato with friend zach!