London

  • The Best Mudda Pho-King Pho Spots!

    I’m in love with the pho bowl. Sriracha sauce! We got Sriracha sauce! It’s certainly no secret how much I absolutely love pho, a Vietnamese noodle soup consisting of broth, linguine-shaped rice noodles called bánh phở, a few herbs, and meat, primarily served with either beef or chicken. That...
  • How the Love Story Begins

    As a kid, a lot of us were taught, “You can be anything!” or “You can go anywhere!” or “The sky is the limit!” If you are anything like me, I believed it. I wanted to be everything. I wanted to be a teacher and a lawyer and a...
  • Potbellied Travellers: For The Foodie Plane Gang Folks

    Paris, France American Ouais: 6 Rue Mabillon, Paris, France 75006 Paris. My stomach is often an iron tank, but French food is certainly its kryrptonite. When I heard about American Ouais from Brenda, a fellow globetrotter, it was the perfect solution to my problem. I had absolutely no idea...
  • Down To The Minute & Other Things

    5 grown people. 1 alarm no one heard. And a bus that would undoubtedly pull out of Victoria Coach Station at 10:30am on-the-dot. Some crazy dream about a car and a sex-crazed woman cracked my eyes open at 9:55, and after staring at my phone for 3 minutes trying...
  • Finished Baldwin. Coming Home.

    I’m leaving London in a few hours. I’m going to cut my hair in a day or so. Most likely back to the low ceasar. Marian Mereba, Burnell Taylor, and Paolo Nutini are on repeat in the Beats by Dre I purchased at the market in Marrakech for $15,...
  • Go To London.

    An 8PM straight flight from Los Angeles to London Town was much needed. No rushing, and I was able to say goodbye to all the folks who mean something and were available that day. Well, most of them. Even some who weren’t so significant. Crystal Marie Grant looked out...
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  • I Smelled All-A-Be-Damned

    10.3.13 – 3:00AM For the last four hours I’ve smelled like a bum’s pocket. We’ve been good the last few days with no deodorant, but today, I lost the battle. Too much moving around, in and out of hot and cool, and there it was…the smell. I smelled like...