BK Café: Home Away From Home

Maybe it’s my father’s fault, but I kinda like coffee. I like the mellow buzz of the bean, and, believe it or not, I like the taste and the smell of a good roast too. I sometimes walk down the coffee aisle and just take a whiff. In every city I find myself in, I’m…

Left Behind: Pancake Breakfast

I didn’t abandon you or my Soul Food Tour of Japan.  One of the greatest paradoxes of life is that death is part of life. Tomorrow is promised to none of us. My dad, Robert Flowers, passed away two weeks ago, but he left his family behind with more than funeral arrangements. He left us…

Ode To Chelsea Music Festival: Gravity 350

Chelsea Music Festival is back at it again! For the past 6 years, the last 4 of which I’ve had the privilege to participate, Ken-David Masur has taken the lead in dominating the Chelsea neighborhood of lower Manhattan. His lovechild, the Chelsea Music Festival, is a marriage of the arts, fusing and celebrating culture and…