Midcity Mule and Tangerine Ribs for Humanity

You know, I was at Death Café tonight, where taboo is the topic, and I am still swimming in the sea of good thoughts offered to me by my brilliant colleagues. A medical student likened bearing witness to his cadaver as gazing on the ship of Theseus—a philosophical totem that challenges notions of permanence—if a […]

Meadow Mocktail

Everyone who owns socks knows that lavender is good stuff. I had never considered using it as food, but in the realm of craft cocktails, we must leave no stone yet unturned. This cocktail is refreshing, perfect porch material for the coming spring and advent of Jazz Fest here in the Crescent City. This drink […]

Pledge to Mind the Gap – MegaFood Smoothie Time

It is well known that doctors, in particular, residents-in-training, have some of the worst health habits of all the land. We walk around with acute kidney injuries from daily dehydration, and when we finally get a chance to catch up on eating/hydrating, we dump cans of caffeinated diet sodas down the hatch chased by fistfuls […]