A Quick Stop in Memphis

“Hey Dan, I’m driving through Memphis on Monday night, want to meet up with me there?”… said my sister, Stephanie, on the phone. “Um. One sec. I’m not sure… wait. What the heck?! Yes! What time will you be there”. Cut to: Landing in Memphis at 5pm on Monday for a fun evening, staying up…

A Lovely Weekend in Burlington Vermont

So, what are you up to now that you’ve moved to Philadelphia, Dan? Well let me tell you! One of my main goals with leaving NYC is to be able to travel more. So, while the weather is warm I decided to head north to Vermont. From food to hiking, I’ll tell you exactly how…

Dear New York City, I’m Leaving You

Ah where to begin… It has been three years living in the greatest city in the world. You can’t visit much less live here without being changed… (hopefully for the better, haha). I wanted to recall some of the high highs and the low lows. Here is a list of things I’ve done or that…

Air Travel During Covid-19

I’m writing this from my seat on a flight from Washington DC headed to Dallas where I will connect to McAllen, TX to spend a week at my sisters place. I figured I’m working from my apartment… why not work from hers for a week and enjoy some Texas germs *wink*. Still sitting at the…

Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

This is the easiest recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala that you’ll find on the internet. My goal was to hit all the main flavors from this classic Indian dish and keep it easy to do at home. For the Marinade: 4-6 oz of coconut milk* (from a can) 1 Tsp Garam Masala* 1 Tsp Turmeric…

24 Hours in Madrid… Almost

Goal: Fly standby to Madrid, spend 24 hours there, fly standby back to NYC. Land Sunday afternoon. Rest. Go to work on Monday like normal. CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! Just a quick note about flying standby: You get to fly if there are open seats on the flight. For example: if a flight is cancelled, all those…

5 Minute Basil Pesto Recipe

Hey! This is going to be a quick one! I want to start sharing some more recipes that I find particularly easy, or particularly delightful! I’ve been tinkering with pesto here and there for a while and I think I’ve finally perfected my recipe! If you prefer the recipe in video format, you can watch…

Dishmantled… (I’m in a cooking competition)

I’m in a cooking competition show… check out who the host is!!! Dishmantled is a show on Quibi which is a new steaming platform (for mobile only) and this show is hosted by none other than THE TITUSS BURGESS (who you may know from the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Netflix show… or Broadway’s The Little Mermaid). Needless to say I was THRILLED when I found out Tituss was the host because he is so funny and just brilliant…

What is Whipped Coffee – Recipe

Okay so there is this trend on social media right now and I wanted to get in on it and see what this “Whipped Coffee” thing is all about. I did way too many rounds of taste testing and got sufficiently coffee buzzed this weekend… well I’ve discovered that it is worth the hype and…

Not Just A Regular Foodie Summer!

Woah! All of the sudden it’s mid-August when just a moment ago it was March! HUH? *Recently on Dan Likes To Eat* So last time I posted was in March… Shortly after that life got a bit hectic and I found myself all over the country for work… and so… food. 😀 I never intended to become…