Diner Journal

Let’s flamingle

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Woah. In awe of this gorgeous flamingo wallpaper found in Gowanus.

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Apple, darling Apple


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Ode to Apples

To you, apple,
I want to
celebrate you
filling me
with your name
With my mouth,
by eating you.

You are new like nothing
and no one,
freshly fallen
from Paradise:
and pure
flushed cheek
of the dawn!

How difficult it is to
with you
the fruits of the earth,
the cellular grapes,
the dark mangoes,
plums, submarine figs:
you are pure ointment,
fragrant bread,
cheese of the

When we bite
Round your innocence
We return
for a moment
To be
also newly created creatures:
Then we have something of the apple.

I want
a total abundance
The multiplication
of your family,
I want
a city,
a republic,
Mississippi river
of apples,
and on its banks
I want to see
The whole
of the World
united, reunited,
in the simplest act of the land:
biting an apple.

–Pablo Neruda


image source: atdownunder.com

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Get yer ramp on!

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Find ‘em now at Marlow & Daughters

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It’s bad

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Guys, it’s Friday

Adventure to Jersey to see this fantastic opening

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Friday, oh Friday


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Stephen Burt


Things you know but can’t say,
the sort of things, or propositions
that build up week after week at the end of the day,

& have to be dredged
by the practical operators so that their grosser cargo
& barges & boxy schedules can stay.

The great shovels and beaks and the rolling gantries
of Long Beach, and of Elizabeth, New Jersey,
can keep their high and rigorous distinction
between on-time and late, between work and play.

“Since you excluded me, I will represent you,
not meanly but generously, with an attention
that is itself

a revenge, since it shows that I know you

better than you have ever known yourselves,

that if I could never have learned
how to be you, nor how to be
somebody you’d like to be very near, nevertheless

you could not do without me, or keep me away.”

Let’s keep on celebrating National Poetry Month. Have you discovered any new poets lately?

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Foodieodicals at Wythe

Come check out a slew of awesome indie food magazines at the Wythe today from 12-4!

So much good.

We’ll be waiting for you…



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Today’s the day

And it begins!

The Food Book Fair kicks off today and we’re ready for ya.

Come say howdy at the Wythe this weekend! Get all your info here.Screen Shot 2015-04-10 at 9.20.35 AMDon’t forget to drop by Achilles Heel tonight for our after party. It’ll be the best yet.

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