I love weekend brunch as much as the next gal and in New York City and Brooklyn, brunch options are too much to count. There are those times where I would rather ditch heading to a restaurant and instead get friends over to my apartment for a lavish brunch at home. Brunch at home means […]
My mom used to make these flaky, delicious meat pies back in Ghana and she still makes them when I go back home to visit. Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty with this dish. It requires just a whisk and your hands so don’t worry if you don’t have a fancy Kitchen Aid […]
I am a huge fan of simple dishes that look like it took hours to make so when it comes to wowing friends or loved ones, I have a few go to recipes that take less than an hour to make. One of my favorite dishes to order at a restaurant is a breakfast quiche. […]
New York is the city that never sleeps, however, Miami comes in a close second with its high octane nightlife, beautiful beaches and Latin inspired cuisine and culture. It doesn’t hurt that the city if full of gorgeous people. It’s the perfect winter retreat for New Yorkers. I took a much needed vacation last week […]
“But first coffee” has been a mantra of mine since freshman year of college and that’s with good reason. The nice morning jolt I get from my first sip always gets my day started. As a lover of Lavazza coffee’s Perfetto, it takes a lot for me to switch to something new. Enter Kilimanjaro and […]
Ever walk down the fresh produce aisle during the summer and wonder how people use some of those greens in their meals? For many of us, making a salad seems simple in theory but when it comes down to actually putting this into practice, we flop. As a salad addict, hello Sweetgreen, I sometimes feel […]
It’s awards season Glamazons! Which means Hollywood stylists are busy brokering deals with top fashion houses to snag their A-list clients the most scene stealing gowns and dresses for the plethora of parties and galas they will be attending. Ones to watch this season include the usual suspects, Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong’o, Cate Blanchett, Reese […]
I’m a sucker for cozy fall nights, when I get home, pour myself a glass of wine and cook dinner. These nights in Manhattan are rare, but when I get the opportunity for a night in, I make sure to savor them with a three course meal I cook myself. If you follow my #DressandDine, […]
Happy National Coffee Day Glamazons! That’s right, today we celebrate that oh so important beverage most of us need each morning in order to function. We’re putting the “But first…COFFEE” phrase to good use. As a Lavazza Coffee, Italy’s favorite coffee, brand ambassador, I am always within arms reach of a delicious blend and though […]
This has been an incredible summer of adventures in food. From exploring new restaurants off the beaten path to trying new cuisines, like the chicken tagine at Boulud Sud, having good food is now a must. As I try and curb my unhealthy eating habits, I’ve started learning how to choose healthier snack options that […]
I was on Martha’s Vineyard this past weekend to celebrate the release of the 2014 list of The Root 100 in Edgartown. Each year, The Root releases its The Root 100, a list of the most influential African Americans ages 25–45 who have made an impact in the country. This year’s honorees were no exception. […]
One of the thinly veiled secrets about me is that I love to cook. There hasn’t been an ingredient I didn’t like or appreciate, save for those I am allergic to (avocado, nuts, chickpeas). So when my friend Shena asked me to make a lobster feast in her Brooklyn apartment, I jumped at the chance […]
Dressing for summer, especially for vacation is always fun. Peruse some of my favorite looks I've styled this summer for inspiration to zhuzh up your wardrobe.
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