A Barista Buzz, Home Style

"THE first coffee of the day is a make-or-break moment. A robust, flavorful cup can clear the mind, cheer the soul and boost self-confidence. A watery, bitter brew almost guarantees gloom. Small wonder that the corner Starbucks has become a... Read More


Many different hungers

“This underground eatery serves up more than mere food You might have trouble finding the new restaurant U Jednoho pokoje (At the One Room), a.k.a. Chez Julien. There’s no sign out front marking its location or operating hours. Nor, for... Read More


MarieBelle NY

“Adorablog representatives visited the MarieBelle chocolate store in New York in August to pay homage, sample the wares, and meet Lifesasong’s charming filipino cocoa pimp.” MarieBelle [Via... Read More


World Market

“Any trip to the grocery store can include visual delights beyond produce and seafood. If I have the time, I usually browse the ethnic and country sections offering imported delicacies. While I don’t typically buy anything in those aisles, I... Read More


High Five, Julia !

“NEW YORK (AP) — Julia Child, whose warbling, encouraging voice and able hands brought the intricacies of French cuisine to American home cooks through her television series and books, died in her sleep three days before what would have been... Read More


10 Foods You Should Never Eat

“Why not melt a third of a stick of butter on your pasta? You might as well if you fall for Contadina’s refrigerated Alfredo. On the other hand, you could choose Classico Spicy Red Pepper, Tomato & Basil, Fire-Roasted Tomato... Read More


The Joy of Sake

“steamed in sake- small clams open their shells the night’s coldness” Masajo Suzuki The Joy of Sake Image: © 2004... Read More



“The very first uses for the lemon in the Mediterranean were as an ornamental plant in early Islamic gardens. Tracking the progress of the lemon tree from its origin in Assam and northern Burma to China, across Persia and the... Read More


Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte

Thanks to everyone for their emails, posts and presents! I really appreciate it. Have a fun weekend! ^_^ Armand … Image:... Read More