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The Vine: November 13, 2009
November 13, 2009 – 9:51 AM | 32 Comments
The Vine: November 13, 2009

Hi Sars,
I am hoping your savvy and knowledgeable Vine readers can help me find out about this little guy (picture at right). I took this pic, and another one on the mall in Washington DC, …

The Vine: July 31, 2009
July 31, 2009 – 10:51 AM | 19 Comments

Hi Sars,
I'm looking for a book I read about twelve years ago; I'm not even sure it was a good book, but it's bugging me. It was in the section of my school library as …

The Vine: December 26, 2008
December 26, 2008 – 12:59 PM | 10 Comments

This one is for you and the readers. Last summer I was studying abroad in Italy for a month and discovered these awesome little cookies in the grocery stores there. It's pretty much my favorite …

The Vine: September 19, 2008
September 19, 2008 – 8:28 AM | 23 Comments
The Vine: September 19, 2008

Hey Sars —
Have you (or any of your readers) heard anything about the new Bolt Bus? It sounds great, but is it? Or is it just another Chinatown bus? I'd love to us it for …

The Vine: July 11, 2008
July 11, 2008 – 11:05 AM | 18 Comments

My friends and I are throwing a birthday slumber party for a friend of ours. We want to make gift bags like we got when we were kids and we want to put slap bracelets …

The Vine: September 7, 2007
September 7, 2007 – 1:42 PM | 28 Comments

Hi Sars —
I have a question: last month I went to St. Lucia on my honeymoon. Had an amazing time. While there, I bought an ice-cream bar called a "Bounty." It was possibly the best …

The Vine: May 3, 2007
May 3, 2007 – 8:33 AM | 14 Comments

Dear Sars,
I just got out of my first legitimate relationship (I'm a measly 22-year-old) and I feel like I'm ready to move on to something better. But I don't know where to meet the right …

The Vine: April 20, 2007
April 20, 2007 – 8:06 AM | 28 Comments

I'm coming to New York this weekend and am in search of the ultimate Little Italy cannoli. Any chance you can add this request to Tomato Nation so the NYC foodies can weigh in?
Thank you,
I'm …

The Vine: February 6, 2007
February 6, 2007 – 12:13 PM | No Comment

It's not a book, it's a story that was published in Sassy magazine's December '92 reader-produced issue called "Snow White" by Grace Hu (it was their fiction contest winner):
"Past Halloweens I had dressed up in …

The Vine: January 3, 2007
January 3, 2007 – 11:30 AM | No Comment

Dear Sars —
I don't know of any diners specifically in Chinatown, but there are a couple of fabulous ones that are definitely within 30 minutes. The Waverly (6th Ave. between Waverly Place and 8th Street) …