We’ll Always Have Pancakes! A LOVE STORY

Pancakes at Clinton St BakeryEgg Sandwich at Clinton St Bakery photo by amyblogschow.comI LOOKED UP “AFFAIR” TODAY. There are at least eight definitions, but the one I was looking for said this:

af·fair [uh-fair] -noun 6. an intense amorous relationship, usually of short duration.

I’ve never understood why people say they have “a love affair with food.” If affairs are fleeting, then I suppose my relationship with what I eat is more like a marriage, except I’m in the honeymoon phase and I’m never leaving.

In a week or so, I will be switching over to a new site design. I’ve been bugging my friend Bryan, who owns a marketing design company called Colossal, to revamp Amy Blogs Chow for a while now and, at last, it’s finally happening! I’m all about purging the old and welcoming the new, especially around the holidays. Change is the only constant thing, after all, and I look forward to it, usually. (Click here for a preview.)

While Amy Blogs Chow has seemed calm – static, even – on the surface, I’ve been taking on the food world by blogging, tweeting, and producing videos for my awesome new job as Head of Social Media at Foodspotting and filming new episodes of Stupidly Simple Snacks for Next New Networks every week. The last few months have been at once exciting and exhausting. I was even mentioned in New York Magazine!

Through these various career upgrades, one thing has remained the same: My dinner date. Earlier this month, Jason and I got brunch midweek at Clinton Street Bakery. He works in Connecticut now, so I rarely see him during the day. He’d taken the day off, however, so it was a treat to go for pancakes together on a weekday at one of the best brunch spots in the city. (This is not just my opinion as the two-hour long lines will attest.) Jason may not be perfect, but he waits patiently as his food gets cold while I try to take the perfect shot of it. In the battle between boyfriend and buttermilk biscuits, the latter will always win. It’s nice to be with someone who knows this. amy • november 29, 2010

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November 30, 2010. Tags: , , , , , . Lower East Side.

6 Comments

  1. ChantaleP replied:

    Amy, Great achievements!! I’m really impressed here. Can’t wait to see your new site (peeked though).. and all the new adventures to be chronicled there!

  2. Amy replied:

    Chantale, thank you! I hope we can grab coffee in real life one day. You are the sweetest.

  3. Baron replied:

    Cool, a new site will be awesome. I love the stupidly simple snacks 😀 I`ll try to start making them once i get the ingredients, im very keen about starting cooking 🙂

    Good job on everything you accomplished also! You’re moving up in the world! I think it would be very popular if you kept making more S.S.S videos, maybe even write a cookbook or something out of it 🙂 (I’d but it 😉 Ill be sure to tell my friends about you! Best of luck!

  4. Baron replied:

    Cool, a new site will be awesome. I love the stupidly simple snacks I`ll try to start making them once i get the ingredients, i’m very keen about starting cooking!

    Good job on everything you accomplished also! You’re moving up in the world! I think it would be very popular if you kept making more S.S.S videos, maybe even write a cookbook or something out of it(I’d buy it!). Ill be sure to tell my friends about you too! Best of luck!

  5. Amy replied:

    Baron, let me know which snacks you end up making 🙂 and thank you for your kind words and encouragement. It means a lot to me!

  6. Emily Cavalier replied:

    Amy – I have watched with excitement as your fooding has taken off this year. I am just so pleased that you’re doing more (cause I love your stuff) and that you’re getting more recognition for it.

    Also, after having met Bryan with you at the Shorty Awards, I have harbored a deep-seated desire for a redesign by him as well. Excited to see how yours turns out!

    xo
    Emily

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