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earl

Six years ago, I weighed 120 pounds. Now, I weigh 127 pounds. Yet, I can confidently say that I have "lost weight." As a child, my diet consisted of McDonalds and Burger King. Living in Flushing, NY with my dad, fast-food built the base of my "city" diet. After moving to... Full Bio
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2013: Strangers, Money, & Opportunity by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The title of this post sounds a lot like the headline of some political scandal, but in fact, it highlights the keywords of things I learned this year. I don’t know ... Read on »
Raku and Dolcezza Artisanal Gelato by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Tomorrow, I am going up to New York before I head back up to school the next day Thursday. I look forward to returning to school because, over the summer, I set my ... Read on »
Google Chrome Academy 2013 by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week, I attended a program called Google Chrome Academy, and it was one of the most memorable weeks I’ve enjoyed in my life. Chrome Academy is a weeklong camp ... Read on »
Reflections Upon 2012 by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As a way to assess how well I spent 2012 and to make 2013 a strong year, I’m going to go through very briefly things I learned this year, things I appreciated, goal ... Read on »
Christmas Dinner by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone! I spent the majority of the day today cooking and working out. I talked to some nice stranger at the gym who went to Ho ... Read on »
Fall Semester & Heirloom by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past fall semester has been quite hectic for me. I took on five classes, a board position at the school newspaper, and, more recently, a new job with Yale’s Co ... Read on »
Chartier by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So I just got back from Paris after finishing my 5-week course there, and I’m excited to be back. I’ll definitely miss a lot of aspects of Parisian life, but I also ... Read on »
Claus & Mini Magoo’s Muesli by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Paris:la ville de les lumières, a city with almost more three-Michelin star restaurants—18—than the entire United States, itself, and a quality baguette on every bl ... Read on »
Miya’s Sushi by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of sushi. I’ve eaten at numerous sushi buffets spanning across a couple states and stuffed myself to the brink of hospitalization ... Read on »
Oaxaca Kitchen by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Before I get into this story and review, here’s a highly informative article about eating sushi at a restaurant. Though in general, sushi and raw fish are healthy ... Read on »
Simple sous-vide chicken breast by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So after a long hiatus from cooking anything sous-vide, I broke out my portable constant temperature water bath and got to work. The reason I decided to cook chic ... Read on »
Broccoli salad with red onion and feta by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So I just moved into an apartment in New Haven. I’m renting the place out from subletters during June while I study French at Yale. In July, the summer French progr ... Read on »
Setting the Table by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve got to be honest. I don’t read many books. I’m the type of guy who spends hours on end reading articles on NYTimes.com or cozying up with an extended essay i ... Read on »
Watermelon Tuna by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I get asked a lot what molecular gastronomy, or modernist cuisine, is all about, but I think molecular gastronomy is one of those things you have to see, feel, and ... Read on »
Yoyogi Sushi by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The first time I went to Yoyogi Sushi, I came in with great expectations. My friends raved about it. Local publications raved about it, and even Yelp garnered favor ... Read on »
Gabrielle Hamilton Visits Yale by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Gabrielle Hamilton, author of the New York Times best-seller “Blood, Bones & Butter” visited Yale today. She visited the food writing class that I am in and also lead an o ... Read on »
WD~50 Revisited by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My friend Brian and I visited WD~50 this past Friday. It was my second visit to the place, and like I promised myself after my first visit, I ordered a la carte. As ... Read on »
Yale Final Cut 2012 – “Top Chef” by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Some years ago, Yale College began hosting a cooking competition known as Final Cut. The premise is simple, a team from each residential college—there are twelve—co ... Read on »
Fin’s by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like most people, I grew up fearful of sushi. The concept of eating uncooked meat seemed unnatural to me. The only explanation I could come up with is that eating r ... Read on »
Cava Mezze Grill by earl Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living After watching Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, a few friends and I checked out the recently opened restaurant Cava Mezze Grill. This fast-casual joint spins of the succe ... Read on »