Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Bake-a-Thon for Camp Footprints

By Tsz on April 25, 2010

Bake-a-Thon for Camp Footprints

My good friend, Allen, sent me a heartwarming email recently. This summer, he will be volunteering at Camp Footprints, a camp first founded in 1992 that serves kids with developmental disabilities. It’s a cause especially close to Allen’s heart as his uncle passed away from complications with severe developmental disabilities. So in memory of his ...

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LudoBites 4.0: Experiencing the Twilight Zone

By Tsz on April 10, 2010

Ludobites 4.0

On rainy days in elementary school, our teachers would pop in VHS tapes (remember those?) of classic Twilight Zone episodes to keep us kids entertained during recess. Those black & white stories were fascinating and I must admit, a little scary. Not because they show gory details, but the way they leave you hanging with ...

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How I Came to Roast 50 lbs of Pork Bellies for 200 People

By Tsz on April 7, 2010

Catering

A few weeks ago, an old classmate emailed me out of the blue, asking if I catered (I didn’t) and would be interested in cooking for her 25th birthday bash. Chalking it up to ignorance (as they say, ignorance is bliss), I replied immediately and told her while I had never catered, I was up ...

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Checkers Downtown: $4 Foie Gras & Caviar

By Tsz on April 2, 2010

Checkers Downtown

Had an unexpected New York-esque experience tonight, mere blocks from work no less! It all started this morning, when my boss forwarded me an email from Checkers promoting FOUR: a special happy hour event which occurs every Thursday where the kitchen creates 4 small dishes for $4 each and 4 mixed cocktails, also for $4 ...

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