Shirako (sometimes spelled shiraku) is perhaps Japan’s weirdest dish. While this white paste may look like mayonnaise, it’s actually fish semen. Served on top of rice, fried in tempura batter, or even on top of custard, this dish is revered for its rich, velvety texture and mild sea-like taste.
My introduction to Mexican markets was not a journey of taste. Instead, the store that was closest to one of my post-college apartments was a local Mexican market. Young and confused, I spent many months hunting for bargains on familiar items before I began to understand what the Mexican market really had to offer.
El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria is not your average taco joint. Just ask Ryan Hibbert, CEO of Riot Hospitality Group and owner of this newly established restaurant.
A few years ago, almost nobody was asking how to be a barista. Coffee has gone through a very interesting set of changes over the last few years, however. Whether it’s due to the internet, the explosion of Starbucks, or the rise of a new generation is a mystery. No matter what the reason is, there’s no denying that we’ve seen an uptick in highly skilled individuals working at local coffee shops.
Being a vegetarian is confusing. Tofu might be vegetarian safe, but is “egg” a meat? We’ll dive into a number of classification questions regarding eggs, meat, dairy, and more so that you can make the appropriate decisions for your lifestyle, religion, and diet.