I think it was about 2005 that the Chowhound boards went mad for macarons, those colorful, chewy, crispy, filled cookies of Parisian persuasion. I remember it well because there was a particularly lively debate over whose macarons were better, Boule's or Jin Patisserie. Boule's long gone now, but ... More >>
Everyone knows the tale of the sandwich being invented as a way to eat during a card game, but it turns out the descendants of John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sandwich, still have skin in that game. Fastforward 250 years, and the 11th Earl of Sandwich and family own a stake in the fast-food chain E ... More >>
ProfessorSalt.comSeville oranges at Super IrvineSour oranges caught my eye at the market this weekend not because they're delicious, sweet, or juicy, because they're none of those. In fact, these hard-to-find fruit are pucker-inducingly sour, bitter, pithy and full of seeds. So what's the appeal? ... More >>
If you're totally into the food truck craze, you best be accessorizing your passion for the meals on wheels with some fab food accessories! Lori of Dirt Road South hails from South Mississippi and creates amazing tiny snack-themed jewelry for your ears, fingers and neck. Let's check out some of her ... More >>
Photo by Kimberly ValenzuelaJonathan Munsayac and Michellee Phelps are the siblings behind Tranquil Tea Lounge, a loose-leaf tea bar which has become a sort of refuge in Downtown Fullerton for those who aren't feeling up to getting drunk at its many rock & roll bars or boozy cantinas.
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