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About Me

I'd like to share what I know about: Photography, Healthy Food, Italian Food, Music

Born and raised in NJ, relocated to Boston, MA to study at Emerson College, transplanted to Hollywood, CA to get my career started on the fairer coast.

I love hiking, eating new food (I am a pescetarian but I have a carnivore-sized appetite!), all animals, photography, and marketing (especially social media marketing and creative services).

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reviewed zPizza. March 19, 2010
Where I grew up, pizzerias are a dime a dozen. There were at least 10 in my town alone, and I got used to the similar style they all seemed to have - thin crust, delicious homemade sauce, and simple toppings. …
reviewed Gowalla Presents: The Tiki Room with .... March 16, 2010
posted in SXSW on Lunch
Gowalla Presents: The Tiki Room with Diplo
@ariajuliet and I are huge Diplo/Major Lazer fans and have been anxiously awaiting this party forever. I was really jealous when she texted my yesterday and told me she checked in at Pepsi Refresh Cafe …
reviewed Megahome Countertop Water Distiller, .... March 12, 2010
Water Distiller, Countertop, White Enamel with
Since Los Angeles is a desert and there are droughts for most of the year, it's pretty hard to get a solid supply of clean water flowing to every single household. In 2008, a wonderful little system called …
reviewed Flour Bakery. March 02, 2010
Flour Bakery
   Flour Bakery is gourmet, French-inspired bakery and cafe dreamed up by Joanne Chang and located in Boston, MA. I had the pleasure of working for Joanne for about 2 years when I lived in Boston …
reviewed Wheeler's Frozen Desserts. January 28, 2010
Wheeler's Frozen Dessert
Although I am now a happy [Los] Angeleno, the past was not so warm and sunny: I used to live in Boston. As a whole, Boston is VERY small and not as eclectic as other cities tend to be. So I was delighted …
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Quick Tips
posted a Quick Tip about Splenda. April 05, 2010
posted in That's Beat
SPLENDA® Brand Sweetener
Cancerous sugar made from metal? That's so beat.
posted a Quick Tip about Wahoo's Fish Taco. April 02, 2010
posted in MBlocal
Wahoos logo
Had my first lunch there today. Loved the veggie enchiladas - teriyaki sweet&delicious! Will be back.
posted a Quick Tip about Life. March 31, 2010
Finally checked out "Life" last night. Perfect nature doc combo of super cute, really epic, and sometimes a bit sad.
posted a Quick Tip about Modern Family: Pilot. March 31, 2010
posted in Modern Family Fans
Modern Family (Episode 1)
FINALLY sat down and saw this show. Totally worth the hype!
posted a Quick Tip about Manny Delgado. March 31, 2010
posted in Modern Family Fans
Manny Delgado
This kid needs an Emmy! He's so talented!
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Latest Lists
created a list. January 05, 2010
This list is adapted from the TIME article Say No More: The Banned Words of 2010.       Now that 2009 is over, we are all thrilled …
Shovel-ready transparency czar Tweet App
created a list. November 07, 2009
Nuts are some of the best things you can eat - they're loaded with antioxidants, good fats, and protein. I never really liked nuts growing up but have …
Almond Brazil nut Cashew Macadamia Nut Hazelnut
created a list. November 04, 2009
Everyone has products that they swear by - this is my list of daily products that keep my skin, face, hair, and body feeling healthy. I may not have the …
JASON Vitamin E Oil Queen Helene Natural Facial Apricot Scrub ZuZu Luxe Liquid Eyeliner Extra Virgin Coconut Oil Alba Botanica Lip Gloss, Coconut Cream
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November 21, 2009
Thanks for the comment and the help. Food definitely plays a role when choosing which beer I pull from the fridge. In fact, I plan to write an article about pairing beer with food (possible for Thanksgiving!). Thanks again!
October 12, 2009
Hi Melissa, Thanks for the comment I did join the vegan community--I'm really new to Lunch but it seems very cool. Let me know of any vicarious east coast living you can do through me--this way we both win. -april
October 10, 2009
Hey, thought you might want to join a little Discussion that talks about ways to improve Lunch.com a little bit or any ideas about new features that might be beneficial.
September 19, 2009
Welcome to Lunch, Melissa, and thanks for the follow and comments!  It looks like you've found your way around the site, but I wanted to point you to some reviews that you may like, such as these ones on Etsy, Project Natal, sushi, and Anthony Bourdain.  You might also dig Lunch's Food and Trader Joe's Products communities, where you can find even more reviews.  Let me know if you ever have any questions or feedback, lady, and I look forward to reading more awesome reviews from you! :)
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