Tom Nook by Leanne Su

FLAVOR NOTES: bright, citrusy, sweetVIBE NOTES: rich, comfy, smooth The first time I encountered Tom Nook was on a used copy of Wild World that I played on my 3DS under the name “Bob.” I didn’t mean to be a Bob–I’d never played video games and didn’t understand how save files worked, so when I … Read moreTom Nook by Leanne Su

Salad Is Not A Bad Word, Part I by Alexiaa Jordan

“You ain’t gonna order anything else besides that salad?…” “Salad is not dinner…” “That ain’t no real food…” “(moaning in disgust) you’re making a salad for (insert any family event)…” “Well, you do what you want, but I don’t want that rabbit food…” The implications of these quotes, and tons of others, is that somehow, … Read moreSalad Is Not A Bad Word, Part I by Alexiaa Jordan

The Last Bite: Pre-Christmas Vibes At Chive by Sasha Lee

The old saying goes: When life gives you lemons, forget about surf & turf and cruise over to Chive instead. At least, I think that’s what it says. For all of my fastidious effort, this is my column’s second detour of 2021 (Grrr). Murphy’s Law is the new sheriff in town circa 2020, but serendipity … Read moreThe Last Bite: Pre-Christmas Vibes At Chive by Sasha Lee

Lights, Camera, Activated Charcoal?Lunchtime Spotlight: Living Food & Juices by Sasha Lee

Have you ever been sure you were on the right path, so certain of your next move only to be distracted by a pair of buns? I can’t be the only one..right? I know what you’re probably thinking, and no, this isn’t about porn. Well, does #foodporn count? Ok, let me explain. My next article … Read moreLights, Camera, Activated Charcoal?Lunchtime Spotlight: Living Food & Juices by Sasha Lee

Homemade Iced Tea: The Best Way to Sip Summer in a Glass by Lisa Wright

Summer is in full swing…and that means tea time! (Unless you’re a golfer, then I guess it’s tee time.) Here, we’re talking about freshly brewed, cool, refreshing beverages that are the best of both worlds–just a bit of sweet, subtle flavor and a nice little boost of caffeine that is a great alternative to that … Read moreHomemade Iced Tea: The Best Way to Sip Summer in a Glass by Lisa Wright

We Have Daal at Home by Sania Saeed

I can picture my mom forcing me to eat just one last bite of Daal so she could finish off the pot and tidy up the kitchen. Her fingers puckered together in wait holding rice covered with daal and zeera seemed overwhelming when I was already so full, but now I happily eat far too … Read moreWe Have Daal at Home by Sania Saeed

Grandma’s Hands; A Food Retrospective: Cobbler by Thai Harris Singer

Step 1: Cultivation On July 4th I walk to the water. At the Red Hook Stores in Brooklyn, what looks like the remains of rust weep out from the building’s sides like it’s releasing it’s sugars in the heat. I make my way to the pier and watch the water lap on the rocks, rhythmic. … Read moreGrandma’s Hands; A Food Retrospective: Cobbler by Thai Harris Singer

(Issue 9) Food Feature: Blk Swan, the Experience

Interview by Stephanie Eyocko. Photography by Eldred Bell If you take a stroll through Fells Point, you’ll be met with high-rise hotels, high-end retailers, Whole Foods, office buildings, and the harbor itself. The neighborhood is majority White and Blk Swan is a first of its “urban elevated,” kind. When you see the Black logo with … Read more(Issue 9) Food Feature: Blk Swan, the Experience

A ‘Riceless Moment’ At Tamarind Continental Cuisine by Sasha Lee

Lemonade in the summertime is like carb choices to a foodie: more, please! Four articles in and I realize I’ve been fortunate for my many ’riceless moments’ these last few months. Continuing on the streak of crepes, tacos, and creamy pastas, I decided to check out the menu for my next bite beforehand, then found … Read moreA ‘Riceless Moment’ At Tamarind Continental Cuisine by Sasha Lee

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