I have exciting news, hehe! I recently started writing restaurant reviews for Pasadena Now, a local paper for the city of Pasadena. A few weeks ago I visited and reviewed Bistro K, a restaurant I’ve been pining over for quite a while, yet never had the opportunity to visit. So if you’ve got time to kill, here’s the review! :)
On another note: don’t talk on your cell phone while eating curry udon. I was doing just that over lunch today when my cell phone fell in the curry. Panicked, I hung up on my mom and jumped up, accidentally knocking over the curry udon right onto my lap. Noodles and curry on my skirt, my chair, my desk and the carpeted floor – it was sight to see. And the most exciting minute of my day so far!
Guest contribution by Paula Geerligs The winter holiday season is my favorite excuse to hang out in the kitchen, where it’s warm and filled with enticing aromatics. Last winter, I spent many hours there (my “kitchen shift”, I’d call it), working on my baking skills and tea blending for friends. … Continue reading
This time of year, I think of “Oh my? It’s fruitcake weather!” — one of the memorable lines in Truman Capote’s wonderfully incisive portrait of his alter ego Buddy’s time in the South baking with his eccentric cousin Sook in “A Christmas Memory.” However, reading the story sets me to … Continue reading
We’re going back into the archives to revisit these classic posts by James Norwood Pratt. This post includes “China Black”, “Keemun – Splendor of Flavor and Perfume”, and “Yunnan – Among the Grandest of the World’s Black Teas”. We have added a link to the end of each one to … Continue reading
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