Eulogy to Souplantation

From the start of this year, none of us have been strangers to bad news. Today I found out that Souplantation, the beloved AYCE soup & salad chain is closing for good. I’m not exaggerating when I say the news almost brought me to tears. And yes, admittedly it’s been an even tougher past couple…

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Tips for Making Dalgona Coffee

If you use social media and follow any food accounts, you’ve no doubt seen the stream of Dalgona Coffee posts. It’s a recipe born out of self-quarantine where you combine equal parts 2 tablespoons of instant coffee, sugar, and hot water into a bowl and mix on high until the mixture becomes a creamy whip.…

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Lemon Pots de Crème

This is a very appropriate time to use the phrase, “When life gives you lemons,” wouldn’t you agree? For those of us in LA county, we’ve been directed to self-quarantine due to the global pandemic since the weekend of March, Friday the 13th. This order is obviously made in the attempt to protect the public,…

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Julienne’s Shakshuka

That moment when you perfect your recipe is a very special moment (albeit rare for me)! However, it did happen last night with shakshuka. Quick history lesson, shakshuka is a Middle Eastern or North African dish that is a combination of eggs, tomatoes, onions, and different spices. It’s breakfast for dinner in the best way…

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Local SD Food Crawl

During our most recent visit to San Diego, we stayed with a fellow friend who is a lover of food, like ourselves. Here is a list of the places we went to (all of which were my first time), along with some non-breweries. We decided to stay off beer for the weekend and did hard…

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