Food: When Hick Becomes Trendy

Cynthia Cheng Is food really class-oriented?  Say, if someone from a small, remote town serves a plate of dandelion greens, would the world see it as “hick food,” while the same plate served at a high end restaurant in Manhattan would be seen as quite the opposite?  Many signs point to yes.  But why is this the case?  […]

Recipe: Delicious Tapioca Salad

Logan Niles 1cp Tapioca Pearls 6cps Water 1 tsp Salt 1/4cp Olive oil 1 Lemon, zest and juice 1/2 Orange, zest and juice 1Tbs. Apple cider vinegar (or other light colored vinegar like White Balsamic) 1/2 Red bell pepper, small dice 1 scallions, sliced 1 Persian or Japanese cucumber (or regular cucumber, seeds removed and […]

Cynthia’s Thoughts: The Really Picky Eaters

There are picky eaters, and then there are picky eaters.  The latter are those who I think need to change.  These are people who don’t try things and just make a decision that they don’t like it based on visuals, smell or texture. We are not talking about people who can’t eat things due to health […]