Listen: Ditching Dates With The Score, Eternal Death, Dan Deacon and The Go! Team

We’ve ditched the dates and replaced them with raisins. Now what? Sometimes in order to find ourselves, we need to leave everything we’ve ever known behind. That’s why dates are out and raisins are in (not to mention they price difference). But we aren’t just talking fruit here. We are also talking The Score. These guys built their lives in New York City but, for whatever […]


Cook: Strawberry Fruit Leather

“Like a raisin in the sun, I’m just not a nice guy.” -Skizzy Mars Back in 2011, as Skizzy Mars announced his presence on the summer soundtrack scene with the release of his new single “Profound”, across the ocean a similar phenomenon was taking place. In the Nordic region of the world a leather clad rapper, Drizzy Lars dropped the immortal line “Like a raisin in some water, […]

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Food Flavored Artist: Can’t Stop by Babaganouj

Let’s pretend I’m twelve again and I’ve got two cousins coming to a sleepover at my house. The first cousin comes in, plops his stuff down on the bed and asks when we are going to play basketball, scream Nirvana songs out the window and talk about girls. The second cousin comes in, plops his stuff down on the bed and asks me if I ever […]


Listen: NEEDS, Cosmo Sheldrake, Bruising and Lux Lisbon

Simple grits and tempeh don’t have some complex, deeply hidden taste that you have to savor to unlock. What you taste is what you get. The same can be said with the following songs. Don’t try to read too deep into them, just press play and enjoy: The shitty luck of some bands. Imagine showing up to your record release show ready to unleash some havoc on […]


Cook: Simple Tempeh and Grits

One Sunday after a long run a few years back I met up with J-Fur and a couple of our graduate school buddies for brunch at this now defunct place called Circles Bistro (rightfully so, we stood at the check in station for about ten minutes before anyone seated us. It was so bad I called from the lobby just to see if someone would come […]


Food Pairing 101: What Goes Well with the New Louis the Child Remix?

On a recognition scale of one to ten, with one being the girl I dated in elementary school who has since undergone massive amounts of plastic surgery and ten being Jello Biafra at a local diner, Katy Perry fell somewhere in the negative numbers. I didn’t pay an ounce of attention to her or her “accomplishments”. Because of that, every time she wound up in a lineup at […]


Click: Bloody Boar Heads, Vegan Yetis, Kosher Prison Lawsuits, Pad Thai Cupcakes and Other Things That Marked My Soul This Week

I wish I had some Vegan Emoji’s to text my buddy right about now…oh, what? They are coming? Nice. Here are some other things that came my way this week: Happenings: Lil B Launches Vegan Emoji App Ikea’s Vegan Meatballs to Launch in April The Boston Yeti Doesn’t Eat Cats, He’s Vegan NFL’s David Carter Shares His Vegan Super Bowl Menu Bloody Boar Heads Found […]


Where We Eat: Ciccio Cali

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day I finished writing Act IV of my new American tragedy theatrical piece dubbed Ciccio Cali. Act IV, like the previous three acts, was set in the beautiful outdoor seating area of a restaurant, Ciccio Cali, in Tampa Palms. The weather was perfect, just the right amount of Florida sunshine and shady trees and seventy degree temperatures floating in the air. The table […]


Artist’s Cookbook: Bibimbab by Bom Carrot of Tirikilatops

                                                                  Eat the Bibimbab with a healthy does of “Magic Formula (My Feet Are Making)” playing in the background. Magic Formula (my feet are making) by Tirikilatops Check out Tirikilatops at: Facebook, Bandcamp