San Franola Granola : Lifestyle to Business

By Tsz on March 22, 2011

San Franola Granola

Small businesses fascinate me. Perhaps it's has to do with my childhood aspirations. I had no dreams of grandeur such as creating state policy being a senator, saving lives as a police officer or making millions on Wall Street. All I wanted was to be able to create, to produce something that beautify people's lives ...

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Trust Your Gut : The Most Memorable St. Patrick’s Day

By Tsz on March 19, 2011

St. Patrick's Day

This is for all the girls who have been in abusive relationships, girls currently in abusive relationships, as well as everyone who has a mother, a sister, an aunt, or a girl friend. Take this as a cautionary tale. I used to be naive. I didn't understand people in abusive relationships. Why couldn't they see the ...

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Bacon Card Giveaway Winner

By Tsz on March 17, 2011

Bacon Greeting Cards

First of all, I'd like to give thanks for everyone's support and votes for the Alaska Fish Taco contest. Although my taco didn't win, we put up a strong fight! Plus, the contest lead me down an interesting route and gave me the chance to cook with the talented Chef Diana of BLD to create ...

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2011 Food Trends & Being Snubbed by Barefoot Contessa at the Fancy Food Show

By Tsz on March 14, 2011

Barefoot Contessa

I confess: I've got a thing for entrepreneurs. There's just something so awe-inspiring as creating a business from scratch, to take the road less taken and most of all, to believe in an idea so much that an entrepreneur would do everything in his/her power to rally a team of a few (or hundreds) to ...

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My Day in the BLD Kitchen

By Tsz on March 13, 2011

BLD Fish Taco

It was 4pm and I stood in BLD's employee's bathroom fussing over about my motley outfit of Banana Republic dress pants, a pair of boys socks, black crocs and a collared shirt. Only a few hours ago, I was on the phone with Anuar, BLD's general manager, proposing the idea of me shadowing Chef Diana and ...

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