how this food connects us

Most of my best food experiences come from random happenstance, it seems. Yesterday, while I was buying my daily venti drip coffee for the Chef at the beginning of his shift, I talked to my favorite barista about her lunch. (We talk every day, and we have become friends. It wasn’t as weird as it seems.)…

only one day left…

Today is the winter solstice, the darkest day of the year. Somehow, this day feels more potent to me than Christmas or New Year’s. I like the quietness of it, the fact that it is not tainted by hordes of shoppers so desperate for that one last present that they are running each other down in…