Food – Ispahan Rose et Framboise

I would like to think I’m one of the first person who started the macaron trend. I had them before the trend started, didn’t really care much for them.

first opened from the box

first opened from the box

Back in 2008 – when cupcakes were the “trendy treats of the moment” – I traveled by myself to London as a spur of the moment trip (you know, try local stuff and staying in hostel etc.) I passed by a few Laduree’s a few times. I knew they were selling macarons but didn’t go in there because I didn’t care for them. As I was wandering around streets of London, I just decided to stop at the side of a street just trying to enjoy the city and look around, get a drink of water. Then I decided to go into this Laduree store because the decor outside intrigued me a few time I passed by there (it has a “crumbled” looking gold walls). Since it’s such a small store, it’s weird not to buy anything there – so I decided to buy a few macarons. I specifically remembered I bought the black licorice (4th from the L), salted caramel (3rd from the R), then I think I bought a raspberry and something else. I put it in my handbag and left.

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Starstruck moment – Jonah Hill

Hi! I haven’t been updating any posts in a while. I had a baby boy back in April, things have been hectic and tiring. I went back to work with demanding projects and bosses. I will update a life lately post soon! (hopefully)

I work down town NYC and frequently bump into celebrities. I haven’t in a while because I haven’t taken walks in the middle of the day because of the work load I have. On my way to work, I was standing literally shoulder to shoulder with this guy wearing sunglasses with a french bulldog. It didn’t really caught my eye at first, but then somehow I had a feeling that he isn’t just “some guy”.

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