Category Food & Drink

Total Eclipse of the Dessert: Brooklyn Blackout Cupcakes

You may have heard there’s a full solar eclipse happening on Monday. And if you, dear reader, like me, live along the direct path of this event you may have heard the following warnings: have a stockpile of food and water at home, have a full tank of gas, be wary of possible Lizard-Man sightings, and be prepared for a large influx of people to in the area. One of my

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Health is the New Focus as England Begins Cutting Calories

Cutting calories might sound like a scary thought to some people, but we’re going to hit this sucker head-on anyways. In what I can only call the most obvious and glorious realization of all time, health officials in England have stated that people are eating too many calories, and it needs to stop. Wow, guys. Wow wait, let me sit down for a second and let that sink in. Eating

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Fresh Fig and Honey Cheesecake

IT. IS. FIG. SEASON. Stop the presses and get thyself to the store for the best summer has to offer. I snatched some up at my local grocer doing my best Gollum impression, clutching the box to my chest while muttering “my precious” as I skittered around the isles getting the rest of my shopping done. I’m not as strange as I make myself sound, honest. I’m normal. Mostly. Well,

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Charcoal Food is the New and Improved Black

The latest and greatest in food trends has a few of us scratching our heads in confusion. It’s much like the reaction I had to my discussion about the burnt pizza trend. (Which has a similar approach to food, but still seems even more confusing than this new one. I still need someone to explain to me why burnt pizza was ever a thing?) Anyways, you might have heard about

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How to Improve Your Restaurant Success

As someone who used to be a server in the big, bustling city of Toronto, I became very aware of the drive for restaurant success early on. Not only was I serving, bussing and entertaining from the early afternoon to the early morning hours, but you also learned pretty quickly just how big a part food plays in the culture of Toronto. Every corner has something different, whether you want sushi,

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