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Here’s some stuff from the week of 7/27-8/.2 that I found to be interesting and dope. Take your time to read ’em because it is Sunday and it’s Monday tomorrow. wah.

  • A taste of the Philippines. Profile piece with a Filipino American chef in SD. YO. It’s our year right? (SDU-T)
  • Turns Out, Almond Milk Has No Almonds In It. The milk contains less than 2% of almonds. BRAH, WTF. (Yahoo/Thrillist)
  • Michael Ruhlman’s Pasta with Tomato Water, Basil, and Garlic. The recipe is basic and looks promising to make with my CSA box. (Food52)
  • Traditional or Not, There’s Technique at the Heart of Teriyaki Burgers. I low-key beef with this recipe because Kua Aina burger kills it with their Teriyaki burger. But the recipe calls for togarashi…interesting. (Seriouseats)
  • To Shed Pounds, Going Vegetarian Or Vegan May Help. There’s more reason to do that Meatless Monday yall. (NPR: The Salt)
  • Squeezed By Drought, California Farmers Switch To Less Thirsty Crops. There is a reason why avocados are expensive and also why North County stepping up their wine game. (NPR: The Salt)
  • Cold Brew Wasn’t Invented Yesterday, So Here’s Some Historical Perspective. It’s hot and you’re going to be tired. There’s historical perspective of the “season’s latest trend”. (Daily Coffee News)
  • Dead Salmon, climate change and Northwest dams. WE’RE KILLING OUR SALMON SUPPLY. (Seattle Times)



Here’s some stuff from the week of 3/23-3/29 that I didn’t write but I think is hella dope. Take your time to read ’em because it is Sunday fam.

  • As Americans Eat Healthier, Processed Foods Starting To Spoil. It was a good run boxed mac & cheese. But in reality, it’s going to take a while before we really flush processed food out of system. (NPR)
  • Breast Milk is Now Big Business. Breast milk…you make my dayyyyyayyyyy. (FirstWeFeast)
  • Was Your Seafood Caught By Slaves? AP Uncovers Unsavory Trade. In all seriousness, WTF is kind of shit is this? This is all kinds of fucked up. The journalist interview these guys while they were in a “cell”. (NPR)
  • Starbucks Won’t Try to Make You Talk About Race Today. TBH, there are some baristas out there who didn’t even want to participate in this. JUST SAYING. (Slate)
  • That Fish Cray. Word on the street is that this piece is up for a James Beard award for writing. (Lucky Peach)
  • ‘Fuck, That’s Delicious’ Presents: Cooking with Mr. Wonderful Featuring Mario Batali. TBH, never really cared for Action Bronson prior to his VICE series. Batali and Bronson seem like old pals shooting the shit in this episode. (MUNCHIES)
  • You’re been making French toast all wrong. It’s the basics. Stop pretending it’s supposed to be healthy and get real & stop messing with wonder bread and wheat. (TIME)
  • McDonald’s Launches Big Mac Lifestyle Collection. Yo it’s not a sub-culture. It’s a life. #cozyboyz #burgerboyz (Hypebeast)

LAZY SUNDAYS: A Weekly Blog Roundup

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Here’s some stuff I didn’t write but I think is hella dope. Take your time to read ’em because it is Sunday fam.

  • The Specialists: Franklin Barbecue. Good Texas BBQ takes time and dedication. I’m not waking up at 1am to write this blog. (Lucky Peach)
  • How The West Coast-Style IPA Conquered The World. YO. WEST COAST IPA INTERNATIONAL LIKE DR DRE AND SNOOP. (FirstWeFeast)
  • Food & Sh*t– Sariwa. Seattle Filipino food popup, Food & Sh*t, is hosting a vegan dinner tomorrow night because KRS-ONE. (Food&Sh*t)
  • Making Pies For Pi Day: Think Inside The Circle. Pi Day is over. I’ve had enough of the food porn. But NPR wants your Pi(e) game to step up. (NPR)
  • It’s Time to Kill the Meal Frequency Debate and Just Eat When We’re Hungry. Too many people talking about how many meals to eat. You’re an adult, make choices fam. (Munchies)
  • Phil’s BBQ Expands Meat Empire to Rancho Bernardo. PHILS BBQ BOUT TO TAKE NAMES IN RB. (Eater San Diego)
  • Carl’s Jr.’s New All-Natural Burger Makes The Rest Of Their Menu Look Toxic. What’s the point of having one item that’s “all natural” when the rest of the menu is crap? (Foodbeast)