Ted’s Restaurant of Meriden, Connecticut has been serving steamed hamburgers since 1959. And I thought “steamed hams” was an Albany* thing! *One of my…

December 2022

In 2022 I cooked some food and donated it and documented that process on this website. Also, a car crashed into a sign and I took a picture. Happy…

November 2022

My new spot for dropping off food has a tent which serves as a community center for the people living in their RV’s nearby. It’s obviously an open air…
Did a random drop-off behind the Darigold factory near Nirvana Wok headquarters. Quilted blankets, fresh cornbread muffins and a bag of fig bars. A…
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October 2022

Here are the five worst Seattle-based pizza chains: Tutta Bella, Pagliacci, Zeeks, P.C.C. Community Markets and MOD Pizza. #5: Tutta Bella This chain…
The 100% organic “artisan, produced in Italy, certified free of glyphosate, extruded with bronze dies” pasta I bought recently was delicious but they…

September 2022

Delivered a batch of Sichuan Dan Dan Pork to our friends at Broadway Mutual Aid (Venmo: @broadway-aid) and also some figs, limes, canned goods and other…

August 2022

One of the fringe benefits of working for a restaurant is that they feed you. The other day Jesús broke off from what he was doing and quickly made a…

June 2022

“CENTRAL TEXAS BBQ WITH NORTHWEST FLARE” advertising on a pickup truck led me to Drunky’s Two Shoe BBQ. A sign on their building says “Two Shoes…

May 2022

Just bought a case of Tsue Chong Rose Brand fine cut wheat noodles right from the factory. These are now Nirvana Wok’s new go-to noodles and the price…

April 2022

The bottle of Sichuan chili oil I made months ago developed a scoby (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast). Time to modify the recipe. Porked Made…

March 2022

Let's Defund and then Abolish Girl Scout Cookies Two Samoas® Girl Scout cookies contain 30% of the daily recommended serving of saturated fat. These are…
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