Monthly Archives: March 2012

Loquats

Spring vacation, a sunny afternoon. My cousin and I, both 5-years-old, are systematically picking loquats by the bunch, off our grandmother’s tree, peeling them, then eating the fruit. We save the seeds to use as ammunition for our game of … Continue reading

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This Soup Needs Cardamom

Birds complaining about soup

“What is this garbage?”

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Super Mario-Themed Dinner

Most times, Thrillest sends me e-mails for things that are just a bit too bro-ey for my tastes. Once in a while, however, things like video game-themed events make my heart flutter (being a tomboy and all, it’s bound to … Continue reading

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Cheap Relief from the Heat

Back when I lived in the San Fernando Valley [AKA where people go to die], it got really hot in the summertime. If it were 90° in the rest of Los Angeles County, it was 100° where I was. Frugality, … Continue reading

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Caramel Chocolate Doughnut Holes

Uh…whoa.

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El Flamin’ Taco Veggie Huarache

A great thing about my location is its proximity to eateries. One food truck in particular is open late enough that it satiates my appetite as well as allows me to avoid going to an overpriced diner with mediocre food … Continue reading

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