The Hungry Philosopher

Reads, Writes, Eats and Cooks

Wobblyogi Wednesday: Book Club Workshop and Eats

Last weekend our yoga book club met to talk, practice, eat, watch a documentary and talk some more. The three hours flew by. Jacqueline lead us through a beautiful asana … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · 4 Comments

Food Poem – Making Risotto for Dinner When His Ex-Wife Calls by Kendra Tanacea

I myself am an ex-wife and I’m also the wife cooking dinner during an ex-wife phone call. I feel the discomfort of intrusion from both perspectives. It is the unwelcome … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Me, a hungry philosopher?

I am a self-proclaimed food philosopher. Maybe I’ll be able to convince a few others of my suspicion after “How to Eat Bittermelons and Brownies: Recipes from a Philosopher Mom” … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Food Poem- Hamburger Heaven by Ronald Wallace

In this poem, we see food as a marker of time and place to be loved and envied, Hamburger Heaven. What might be your “Hamburger Heaven”? Tonight we find them … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Food Poem- Room Service English Muffins by Kim Dower

When we travel we tend to notice the details, the fine print, the hidden salt and pepper shakers, better. We allow ourselves to break our own patterns and habits, we … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hungryphil Eats London: Borough Market Food Tour

It was an expectedly cool spring day in London. Atiya and I waited at a nearby Starbucks for our much-anticipated food tour near London Bridge.  I was worried that our … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · 2 Comments

Having an Idea – Guy Claxton

The mother does not engineer her child’s intrauterine development, but she influences it enormously through her lifestyle and her sensitivity, her anxieties, appetites and attitudes, her history and her constitution. … Continue reading

March 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wobblyogi Wednesday: Yoga Book Club Notes #5

If you are reading along, we are up to the second four sections of part two in our book Living Your Yoga: Finding your Spiritual in Everyday Life.  Here author … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Food-Yoga-Writer Poem: Sweater by Jane Hirshfield

My new borrowed mantra: “You cannot write until you know how to inhabit your own experience” is from Jane Hirshfield. According to today’s Writer’s Almanac, she practiced Zen Buddhism for … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Yoga Poem- Lucky Star by Kirsten Dierking

All this time, the life you were supposed to live has been rising around you like the walls of a house designed with warm harmonious lines. As if you had … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · Leave a comment