Dr J’s Vibrant Cafe

By Tsz on July 16, 2013

Dr. J's Vibrant Cafe

Gastrophoria is an organic, veggie-ful meal from Dr. J's Vibrant Cafe. A project of love from a mother-son duo, Dr. J's is a rare find in that it serves macrobiotic, gluten-free, organic and vegan (that's a mouthful) fare that is also delicious. Or as I like to say, food that you can stuff yourself silly and ...

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Recipe : Ginger Carrot Soup

By Tsz on June 6, 2013

Ginger Carrot Soup by Padre Hotel

Gastrophoria is a big bowl of homemade ginger carrot soup. A few months back, I had the most amazing bowl of ginger carrot soup at the Padre Hotel for a carrot themed weekend hosted by Grimmway Farms. It was one of the dishes that just lingers in your mind. So velvety, so rich and with ...

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Wonka Inventing Room

By Tsz on June 1, 2013

Wonka Inventing Room Chocolate

Gastrophoria is a chocolate truffle from Wonka Inventing Room. When I watched Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (the one with Gene Wilder) back in elementary school, I was transfixed. The thought of a chocolate river? Or lickable wall paper? Or fizzy sodas that has the ability to make you float? Stuff sweet dreams are ...

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Pizzeria Delfina : Lighter-than-Air Pizzas

By Tsz on April 16, 2013

Pizzeria Delfina : Proscuitto Pizza

Gastrophoria is a lighter-than-air prosciutto pizza at Pizzeria Delfina. Ever since hitting my late 20s, I started experiencing hangovers. Not from alcohol—as I'm an one-drink-wonder—but from food. I used to be able to put away plates at the buffet or AYCE KBBQ, do late-night Denny outings, and stuff my belly with heavy foods without a care ...

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Secret Squirrel Cold Brew : When Design Meets Food

By Tsz on April 9, 2013

Gastrophoria is being able to design for food. Even better when it's for a product I enjoy, such as Secret Squirrel Cold Brew. Most people work to live and some live to work. For me, I'd rather live to eat and design. As a young(ish) graphic designer, I'm not at the stage where I can pick ...

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