Mashable writes about Blind Pig in Soho, London serving Harry Potter Butterbeer. The ingredients contain many of my favorite things: “Half a Pint o’ Buttah contains Monkey Shoulder scotch; Kam and Sons, a botanical spirit distilled with ginseng; thyme liquor; butterscotch; and beer.” Might have to find a reason to go try this. EPL anyone?
My phone scared the crap out of me when it alerted me to 2 golds and 1 silver for the US in 100m backstroke! I’m using ifttt.com to get updates pushed to my phone and it’s awesome. Even better for Chicagoland: Matt Grevers, a Lake Forest native and Northwestern graduate, won the gold medal Monday […]
WEBSITE COUNTDOWN Here we go! Our medal count game starts today!
One of the strangest things I am doing now is taking Japanese classes. Not because that in itself is strange, but because my teacher does not speak much English. This means I mostly use Chinese to communicate and ask questions (no-no #1 in learning an Asian language). It actually works out pretty well. I routinely […]
The limited number of English speaking channels in Beijing forces me to discover the Discovery Channel, and I am glad I did! “Monster Machines”, “I shouldn’t be alive”, and “Mega Builders” are awesome and definitely keeping me coming back for more. The most exciting show recently was about the high speed train concept from NY […]