❝Do whatever it takes to keep you sane. What others do to stay sane may not seem human to you but that’s exactly the point. Everyone stays sane in their own unique ways. Do you and stay you.❞
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Why is it that people are willing to spend $20 on a bowl of pasta with sauce that they might actually be able to replicate pretty faithfully at home, yet they balk at the notion of a white-table cloth Thai restaurant, or a tacos that cost more than $3 each? Even in a city as “cosmopolitan” as New York, restaurant openings like Tamarind Tribeca (Indian) and Lotus of Siam (Thai) always seem to elicit this knee-jerk reaction from some diners who have decided that certain countries produce food that belongs in the “cheap eats” category—and it’s not allowed out. (Side note: How often do magazine lists of “cheap eats” double as rundowns of outer-borough ethnic foods?)

Yelp, Chowhound, and other restaurant sites are littered with comments like, “$5 for dumplings?? I’ll go to Flushing, thanks!” or “When I was backpacking in India this dish cost like five cents, only an idiot would pay that much!” Yet you never see complaints about the prices at Western restaurants framed in these terms, because it’s ingrained in people’s heads that these foods are somehow “worth” more. If we’re talking foie gras or chateaubriand, fair enough. But be real: You know damn well that rigatoni sorrentino is no more expensive to produce than a plate of duck laab, so to decry a pricey version as a ripoff is disingenuous. This question of perceived value is becoming increasingly troublesome as more non-native (read: white) chefs take on “ethnic” cuisines, and suddenly it’s okay to charge $14 for shu mai because hey, the chef is ELEVATING the cuisine.


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One of the entries from the list ‘20 Things Everyone Thinks About the Food World (But Nobody Will Say)’. (via crankyskirt)

OOOOMG my coworker and I were just talking about this wrt mexican food specifically

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Ingredients as well.

Fleur de sel

꽃소금

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I love my singleeeeeee

It’s small but very very cozy and bad to be in if you wanna do homework cause all I wanna do is blaze while looking at my view and listen to some dope music

❝My alone feels so good. I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.❞
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Warsan Shire (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

One of favs.

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guystud:

ITS NOT A PHASE MOM, ITS WHO WATASHI REALLY WA

omgbunnyrabbits:

Pretty bunny playing with flower petals.

pinkrazr:

The “im mad at you but still fuckin wid u” hand hold

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masturbending:

will you still love me when im no longer young with nice lighting and good filters

pootee:

happy labor day 🐶 💤 by petcortright http://ift.tt/1pjytCq

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❝I knew I matured when I realized every situation doesn’t need a reaction. Sometimes you just have to leave people to continue to do the lame shit that they do.❞
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kanyes-wife:

i hate looking ugly the first time i meet someone like wait i can do better than this i swear

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