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Your Guide to Poormet

Raise your hand if you’ve experienced any of the following problems: You’re a recent grad with a low paying job just wishing you could enjoy a nice meal every once in a while. You want to have great food photography on Insta… but your boyfriend is too cheap to take you out every night. You accidentally spent your paycheck on lipstick and bulgogi but still want to enjoy a good dinner at Chez Panisse. Your boyfriend doesn’t want to take you…

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Impress Your Guests: Star-Studded Place Cards

I’ll be completely honest here, I find my sister’s boyfriend (C) a little weird and dark… He has a strange obsession with Venetian masks and often will spend entire meals staring at the ceiling without eating or saying a word. My sister find all of these things cute and quirky- she often refers to him as her masculine Zooey Deschanel. I just don’t see it. Needless to say this past weekend, when my sister invited me and A over for a double…

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Entertaining in Small Spaces: The Closet Dinner Party

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard A exclaim “your apartment is the size of a shoebox!” while attempting to find a place to put the futon down for the night, I’d probably have enough money to buy a pair of Manolo Blahniks.  Seriously, it’s tiny. For the first couple months of living there I never invited friends over- I mean where would they sit?? It was easier to just meet up at LA’s yummy Nobu or…

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