Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Nov 17: May & BMo's Black Light Party @ the MACK7 Lounge


(Yeah, Brian again...)

The MACK7 Lounge is more than happy to host your parties for free. All you need to do is provide us some notice, bring your own party supplies, cap your guestlist at a reasonable headcount, and stay the night to help clean up the next day. That's what May and BMo did, and I'm very grateful for that.

And out of all the parties and gatherings so far, this was definitely my favorite. It was unique, we had a great turnout (read as "not empty, nor packed"), the guests respected the place and didn't trash it, and from the feedback, everyone had an awesome time. The rain may have kept some potential party-goers from attending, but not the hardcores. We're gonna try to do different themed parties here, but we may have to revisit this one. What else am I gonna use all these black lights for anyway?? Thank you everyone for marking up that spare piece of drywall. We now have some extra personality in our apartment. We'll have to top this party with another one very soon.

I told you paint was better than highlighters Brian...

Pretty cool...


Cosmic Beer Pong


4th meal.

Sad birthday kid pandas.

Nov 16: KBBQ Friendsgiving @ Road To Seoul

Alright. Since I agreed to take the wheel on organizing the Friendsgiving dinner a few weeks before, I fully take the blame for not getting this together better and thereby not having a great turnout.

For what it's worth though, I was genuinely excited for some Korean BBQ and to have dinner with these folks. It feels like it's been a while since we've gotten to enjoy each other's company without having a giant party and needing to get drunk. I keep saying that I'm getting too old to party, but since I've moved, I haven't had the urges to go out and rage. FOOD > PARTYING. This was my first Road to Seoul experience, and it was a good one. We shall return.

Maybe we got a little buzzed...

Cheers to Friendsgiving and Korean BBQ!

Brisket and Bulgogi.

Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Nov 11: What One's Eating - Baco Mercat

It only took a month, but my parents finally came by to check out the new pad. Maybe it was better that way though. They got to see the place with a decent amount of furniture to make sure that I'm living well, but not good enough for their standards. So my mom said she'd buy us a patio furniture set! AWESOME! We got brunch at Baco Mercat for Brian's birthday afterwards. Thankfully their menu provides a description for these photos.

The Salty Jowl

Guanciale, tomato, ricotta, fried egg.

Breakfast Baco

Egg, chorizo.

Pecan Panna Cotta

Pecan, bourbon caramel.


Nov 10: Jasmine and Stephen's Birthday x Broadway Bar


We had a few of the high school crew over at the MACK7 Lounge to celebrate some birthdays with some Thai food, followed by some beverages at Broadway Bar. After some pretty wild weekend parties, it was nice to have something a little more chill for once.

A toast!

Thanks Pooj.

Nov 10: Clay Shooting

With the (potential) zombie apocalypse coming, we needed to get some training in. Luckily Reyes found some deals online for some clay shooting lessons at Mike Raahauge Shooting. I was pretty much the worst of the bunch, but at least I nailed the last two targets. And to top it all off, free beer after shooting! I like this place.

Thanks again Tito!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Nov 03: Brian's Birthday @ Hard Haunted - Day of the Dead


I've been pretty much over these electro massives since EDC 2012. But it was Brian's birthday, and we just moved downtown, so why not. Outside of the shitty wait outside the gates to get in, I had a lot of fun. And for once, I didn't have to worry about taking care of the place and got to cut loose. Best act: DILLON FRANCIS! #KnifePartyCanSuckMyDick #OnToThePictures

Alison came over to do my Dia de los Muertos makeup.

Great job hoodrat. Thank you so much!!

An hour later, we got in! MAJOR LAZER!