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Amy Kao @_amykao New York, USA

Cities team @cdp. Tweeting about climate change mostly, with a dash of food and politics. tweets are my own.

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Joined Twitter 4/16/12


@alexanderchee Do you have any suggestions for a first time rec letter writer? I'm about to write one for my intern… https://t.co/rLOhUX9hdH
12/2
2020
Whole thread starts here! Very informative and just a snapshot of all the resources & learnings we develop through… https://t.co/Dzpya7GjKqI don’t usually do anything giving Tuesday related, despite working full time at a nonprofit, but my new part time… https://t.co/cyo0y5DTlx @tammieetc where did you find it i've only ever seen it at target! @ivamarie Omg thank you for the reminder I can start my dark chocolate advent calendar tomorrow
12/1
2020
@karenkho Karen i just ordered this: https://t.co/NeML7peAhY great story behind it too! $45 for 10 24 oz bottles including delivery /month @jennrabs_ have you tried onetab it's life changing (when i actually use it) @KendraWrites @DrMRFrancis I've only biked in LIC/Astoria in Queens and found the highways a little unnerving but h… https://t.co/tTInV6fUqu @KendraWrites @DrMRFrancis I think ppl in Camberville drive fast? But it's not as much of an obstacle course as bik… https://t.co/IgHGFYgysI @KendraWrites @DrMRFrancis lol, i mean, Inman sq is pretty deadly/was the point of contention for quite some time b… https://t.co/20sJyvYjuD @KendraWrites @DrMRFrancis My first time biking in Boston (Cambridge) on Mass Ave I repeated out loud to myself “th… https://t.co/MuTRZnD9ri
11/30
2020
for anyone worried about the next two weeks: grocery store was emptier than expected for a sunday, worth stocking up to avoid indoor time!
11/29
2020
@blktinabelcher @yashwinacanter recommending this brand! https://t.co/CnTANGUJa1 via this article from @seriouseats https://t.co/ug1Tlj9FX0 @afrobella i have never ever paid this much for anything sweatshirt related but i just got a diff sweatshirt from t… https://t.co/rrplhk95sl @lalasoo skincare--said as someone who just ordered yet more products to try but trying to do better (i'm deeply la… https://t.co/CiMDIarxSZ
11/28
2020
@KendraWrites @tmeixner I’m team saisons ! And sours! Drank too many IPAs and APAs in Boston ugh @bd_highsmith Also IG stories seems less clunky idk why (I haven’t posted a fleet and probs won’t unless I ever delete IG) @bd_highsmith Yeah bc this app is so text heavy—I already tap through stories enough of the day my brain can’t hand… https://t.co/bSX6NlL36a @sarikamin i know :( i roasted jalapeños for salsa and forgot and rubbed my eyes... i'll never forget the pain! @sarikamin apparently oil works too bc the oil will stick to the new oil! but i personally used milk. good luck! @sarikamin i put milk in my eye... and yeah it helped lol i just wet a paper towel and gently dropped drips in @sarikamin milk! i got the oils in my eyes once...
11/26
2020
The summer I insisted on finding a paid internship (before my junior year of college), I couldn't find one--ended u… https://t.co/vpmCcaZAFU
11/25
2020
really, Brooklyn? a dog sofa? https://t.co/0itTcqmyJl @tammieetc they're $99 on like every major site.... it's not just from the brand directly... yes i looked around to… https://t.co/uhzDRb8TaL
11/24
2020
@jennrabs_ its more like most ppl arent interesting enough to WANT TO PARTNER WITH! that's the tweet @ivamarie i bought the small pack, like $6? it says to use 5 cups of a water. i added 1/2 head of daikon and also d… https://t.co/mnlJj7FEYF @ivamarie i just like to experiment! i had shrimp shells frozen from like... probably a year ago? and i find it wor… https://t.co/6wWoKiNZBXnewly found fav use for shrimp stock is for oden broth. i used about 2 cups stock, 3 cups water, still added the fr… https://t.co/cBZQWmgGBW*no delivery fee in additionUpdate: I got it! $45 month for 10 bottles/month, no delivery, super nice ppl—they are down on customers Bc of rest… https://t.co/Yn4sa02xNa @tammieetc It’s been ok for me so far! I’ve done scrap stock (chicken bones/alliums) for 45 on high and it’s been o… https://t.co/yHo7PdeDvg @tammieetc So get a 4 and a 5.5? Or 4 and a 7? I’m team staub after hating the le creuset plastic knobs. I use an i… https://t.co/2Pu3OaPNKm @tammieetc Yeah but should I get a 4 qt? I feel like 6 qt is the move but i could be convinced otherwise, I saw the… https://t.co/xptVXsasTmHas anyone tried this ? https://t.co/yWO8S1QaZK am I better off getting a soda stream? I prefer topo Chico but want… https://t.co/I5VJTcFqe1 @KendraWrites Yeah I make cold brew and I notice it haha. My parents upgraded from blade to burr so I’ve used both.… https://t.co/36k3jkmRV1 @KendraWrites Yeah my roommate had the wire cutter approved oxo one which I liked Bc it had coarseness adjustment i… https://t.co/j70inU95WH @KendraWrites My indulgence is fancy coffee —my roommate took his grinder so I should really get one so I can get whole beans delivered... @KendraWrites Yeah if you are ever in Brooklyn haha. A cast iron tortilla press is reasonably affordable like $30 f… https://t.co/YklieYOLVW @KendraWrites The taco place near me sells masa, overpriced but I can dm it to you lol @KendraWrites Yeah exactly. I feel pretty safe at the co-op, we limit it to 10 ppl total at any time, but the stock… https://t.co/x6XuP6319r @KendraWrites I think it makes me feel less alone in my stress buying ! I’ll probably go to the co-op and that’s it… https://t.co/iSV0MWjoGz @KendraWrites I thought of your tweet when I grabbed some shelf stable tofu today (went to the Japanese grocery sto… https://t.co/3BcNmHU9HN @literElly I watched the whole thing Friday night He’s annoying but he tries to be likeable !
11/23
2020
@mekosoff @coreykindberg At Muji where there’s triple gauze cotton... https://t.co/FcJSBLzg5I @IlhanMN Denied my request to get an MRI for my ankle thus delaying necessary treatment and diagnosis for a month.… https://t.co/fGkdiI4hS4 @Jesse_Hirsch @mofad Is this circa like 2016? I’ve volunteered at events since 2017 and never seen any ! @lalasoo Trying this as herbs are one of the things I often have to run out to buy.. plus the chopping was very cat… https://t.co/H5GhF4ISGtThis is how I’m prepping: https://t.co/bYG0zoEktE I need my fresh herbs ! https://t.co/WQPfgqJc8G @amandamull https://t.co/hhYYFJPNPm this book ! Ben’s recipes are great @KendraWrites https://t.co/B5uokxiKf7 ppl don’t think food insecurity happens in the bay... but it definitely does !
11/22
2020
@rachsyme Do not say we have nothing by Madeline thien @mekosoff @coreykindberg I might just get the pillow cases ? I hate sets Bc I don’t use flat sheets so find it a wa… https://t.co/gXlPkYOdoX @literElly I was still explaining the diff between pcr and rapid tests... I think ppl find it impossible to believe… https://t.co/ThmwSFCtwv
11/21
2020
lol this is correct. Everything south of the City is already shut by 10... https://t.co/04uQWNJHSP @caks True. But as someone who has at least... 4 kinds of rice in my apartment right now I am not that fussy (altho… https://t.co/lCI0UiNZDf @notfolu I mean, same, but cost/effort wise the cast iron for me wins (my mom told me growing up every grain of ric… https://t.co/QGOkrkNc6S @caks At least rice isn’t that expensive ??This is not as bad as running a cast iron in the dishwasher but I would still be upset and refuse to ever cook agai… https://t.co/ybBpJOsbe0
11/20
2020
@SheilaBorkar Mezcal negroni @miaraemcdonald @danielalapidous My coworker has done it and also recommends ! I do coucou for French but you knew that @SafyHallanFarah How many DMs are you getting it seems terrifyingwho is a US size 2 bc someone needs to buy this dress stat https://t.co/mI0uiaon2y its beautiful and definitely wou… https://t.co/7vcb1fq20R @yayitsrob Chili oil/crisp tho: https://t.co/BKGBvBTQKZ
11/19
2020
For anyone asking why things are so uncertain in NYC ! https://t.co/T67iwtSxplwhy does this owl have better health care than the majority of americans https://t.co/zj5W8IiQw7
Retweeted by Amy Kao @cettedrucks Yes please ! Coming to your @mofad talk tonight as well ! @KendraWrites Kendra there’s also this: https://t.co/kNAKvnoGnC I know you’re out of the city now but this does hav… https://t.co/YqgdgXJ7CZ @KendraWrites Do you make sourdough Bc the nyt sourdough waffles are so good @KendraWrites Sushi from osakana (they made me a solo set on request), fire pit /s’mores with my neighbor
11/18
2020
Read this thread if you were still deliberating... https://t.co/IdW81CZKWH
11/17
2020
@paulaforbes reminds me of the short stacks? @olliemilman I live on Lexington and heard sirens so was wondering what it was, glad you’re safe !a nice thread of an exhibit i wish i could go visit!c https://t.co/tnt48EtUwx
11/16
2020
@bryanyang Omakase set from osakana!! Pre orders up now @bd_highsmith Did you start a sub stack ? @ErikaGrotto Made this last week and it uses up 6-7 cups ! Very straightforward recipe that doesn’t use expensive d… https://t.co/cA8nNZYNUu @ErikaGrotto Risotto !! @karenkho I just bought new masks and filters! Silk !!
11/15
2020
@aliciakennedy I only buy seconds Bc that’s what I can justify haha (yes I am going to the noble ware seconds sale after thanksgiving!) @tammieetc Thanks for influencing me to go get their pizza today while picking up homemade ice cream next door from Brooklyn pints @ariellatova @mekosoff https://t.co/fcddiWZ8Vk this ! If you’re in Brooklyn! I would order but I’m doing a solo thanksgiving this year @mekosoff I just ordered a set from osakana —sushi for thanksgiving Bc there are no rules !! But second the duck bu… https://t.co/YHLopyCoru
11/14
2020
Finally time to invest in an immersion blender after yet again blending soup in batches in my magic bullet. Any recs ? @joeybear85 One of my fav ceramicists in greenpoint ! https://t.co/lImmmSC4Jh also Marian bull is doing a preorder… https://t.co/G6glZVwH4F @literElly i havent bought a song in so many years but i think i will have to donate to stash away! @mekosoff Me tooo I’ve only been a couple times (it’s a lil pricey) but I loved the vibes ! RIP @mekosoff Buy a tote :( and they need 2 release the savory babka recipe @aridssss Yeah tbh I think I only used puffy glitter paint Bc I’m sane! I do remember applying glitter on my face for Kesha thoIf u were in a sorority this tweet is 💯 % relatable ! Signed, someone who spent an entire Christmas break crafting… https://t.co/QnAAlPjluZ
11/13
2020
@cettedrucks @senatormayukh @EdibleComplex https://t.co/gKQVK86cFA a startif i could ask any of you even one favor in my whole life it would be that you do not travel for thanksgiving this year
Retweeted by Amy Kao @HelenBrosnan A related tweet: https://t.co/KuJas8HNDU @cettedrucks @chefpmistry Osakana just put up a solo sushi set after I asked nicely to add it as an option so tbh j… https://t.co/R6mBXzUmGJ @danielalapidous SF has 2 city testing sites, results within 24 hrs--for Bay Area i would check PAMF/Kaiser systems? @sethmpk Is this Bergen bagels or bagel pub Bc they would 100% do this @Ben_Inskeep The only reason cities in CA (for example) have any degree of certainty about meeting their emissions… https://t.co/RImJNjRr7d @Ben_Inskeep Sorry poorly threaded, I meant with regards to intentionally keeping coal plants open, wasn’t about th… https://t.co/RNkjPsdI1T @Ben_Inskeep How is this real ?? There is no scenario in which this is economically viable/prudent ?? @jnoisecat Elon musk
11/12
2020

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