Five Years In Manhattan

Writing about a city that keeps pulling me back.

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Momofuku Noodle Bar – The Original

Last winter I ventured to Ivan Ramen, and it didn't disappoint.  With temperatures in New York City dropping again below 50 degrees on a consistent basis, ramen recently called back.  I had not patronized a David Chang establishment in some time, so I decided to revisit one of my all time favorites: Momofuku Noodle Bar. …

The Power of Sleep: Arianna’s Sleep Revolution

Sleep and I have never cooperated.  When Arianna Huffington published a book called The Sleep Revolution in 2016, I barely flinched.  Who needs sleep?  As Nas ingrained in me from a young age, "I never sleep - 'cause sleep is the cousin of death." I used to think that 5 or 6 hours was adequate.  I would…