Adventures in Austin: Emmer & Rye

A few weekends ago, former ADA Jared Mogil and I were in Austin, Texas for a wedding. As our Saturday evening did not have any wedding festivities, we decided to head out to Rainey Street to explore the city. What is really neat about this area of town is that all of the bars and…

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Adventures in Iceland: Part III

On the third day of our Icelandic adventure, we returned to Jökulsárlón glacial lake in order to see it in the bright sunlight. With brighter light, the blue color of the iceberg glaciers is even more stunning. With global warming, the start of the glaciers can be seen receding more and more every year. After…

Restaurant Review: Po’Mi

One of the great things about living in Brooklyn is all of the new, exciting restaurants that open. A few weeks ago, I went to try Po'Mi, a new sandwich shop in Bed-Stuy. They have two distinct sandwich menus, "Po' Style" (Po Boys) and "Mi Style" (Bahn Mi)...hence the name Po'Mi! I recommend going with…

Adventures in Iceland: Part II

Our first stop as we continued down the southern coast was the Reynisfjara black sand beach. Formed from volcanic eruptions, this black sand beach stretches for many miles. The sea stacks that you see jutting up from the ocean were actually once part of Reynisfjall Mountain. What also makes this beach unique is the columnar…