Hot Ones: A Hot Show

From staple shows like Bon Appétit and Masterchef to trendy platforms like food Tik Tok, there are many avenues through which we can now consume food content online. Let me introduce to you my personal favorite: Hot Ones.  Hot Ones is a youtube series with “hot questions, and even hotter wings” where host Sean Evans […]

Reliving Quarantine Food Trends Through the Holidays

As much of the American young adult population unexpectedly found themselves in a lifestyle of seclusion in March, an interesting phenomenon arose. Naturally, out of no longer knowing how else to spend one’s time, people everywhere began tirelessly … whipping coffee.  But this was just the beginning.  Home kitchens suddenly became populated with sourdough starter, […]

An Interview with Dominique Ansel: Pastry Pioneer

With Penn being so close to New York City, you might unexpectedly find yourself in the city every now and then. While a trip into the city calls for sightseeing tourist attractions and shopping on 5th Ave, one of my personal favorite things to do is explore its expansive food scene. In my most recent […]

You Wish You Were Italian on Christmas Eve

One thing to know about me is my love of food. After all, that’s the main reason why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. But every year around Christmastime, an excitement starts brewing in me that is not necessarily because of Santa, Christmas cookies, lights, and overall holiday cheer. It’s the buildup to my family’s Feast […]

Best Subtle Asian Cooking Recipes to Impress Your Subtle Asian Dates

Just shot your shot on a Subtle Asian Dating auction post? Figuring out how to make a good impression on your first date? No worries! Join the sister Facebook group, Subtle Asian Cooking, for recipes that are perfect for showing your significant other that you have what it takes. I’ve personally tried a bunch of […]

The Best Fast Food French Fries, Ranked

French fries—the humble companion to fast food burgers, chicken sandwiches, and more. They’re golden, crispy, salty, and nearly universally loved. But while they can be perfect, french fries can also often disappoint when they’re soggy and cold.  However, I’d say that the most important thing about french fries is the number of unique options you’re […]

Bread and Brie: Trying the Latest New Food TikTok Trend

If your TikTok feed looks anything like mine, you’re always getting restaurant recommendations and cooking videos. Recently, I’ve seen lots of people stuffing a bread loaf with brie and melting it in the oven. Since I love both cheese and bread, it was a no-brainer that I had to try it for myself.  The ingredients […]

What I Learned Making Pasta From Scratch

After binge watching a billion TikToks this summer, I ended up coming across a video on homemade pasta. With Covid and the weather being gloomy this summer (it was monsoon season where I’m staying), my friend and I thought this would be a perfect indoor activity to attempt together. Besides the college cooking we do, […]

My Struggle with Mochi: When a TikTok Recipe Just Isn’t Enough

I tried making mochi ice cream and I failed…miserably My first mistake was falling for yet another TikTok food trend. Day after day, I scroll through my For You page, encountering innumerable self-proclaimed ‘easy’ recipes. Despite these endless tasty temptations, I’ve held out so far. I’ve managed to resist the urge to make sourdough bread, […]

How To: Eat Out During COVID-19

So you’ve run out of frozen Trader Joe’s mac and cheese, there is nothing in your fridge, your kitchen is a mess, life is falling apart, and you can’t remember the last time you ate a vegetable or a meal that didn’t come from a box. It’s also been months since you sat down at […]