Neighborhood Eats: Commerson

Right before we started this whole healthy eating thing, Magneto and I took a walk down the block to a new restaurant that I’d been dying to try. After reading great writeups and seeing what appeared to be a packed soft opening, I had confidence that Commerson would be a new favorite neighborhood hang, despite […]

Neighborhood Eats: Animal, pt 2

This is a continuation of brunch with Magneto and my parents last weekend. Read part 1 here. I last visited Animal years and years ago, when they’d only been open for about 18 months. It was dinner, the place was crowded, and the lights were too dim for photos. We ordered quail, something with vegetables, […]

As Seen on Facebook: Breakfast Bread Bowls

We’ve all seen them. They’re ubiquitous. Everyone has at least one friend who reposts those highly addictive, incredibly hypnotic food videos – whether they’re Tasty, Tastemade, Eat This Now, or any number of similar, we see them every day. Tasty’s Breakfast Bread Bowl caught my boyfriend’s eye, so we set to work building our own […]

Chef’s Secrets: The Perfect Fried Egg

For all of my time in the kitchen spent baking, broiling, sautéing, grilling, deep frying, tempering, etc., it took me years to learn how to make the perfect fried egg. Sunny side up, firm but not crunchy on the bottom, slides right out of the pan with no greasy goo – when people say that […]