THIS&THAT

thisandthat is a food blog by a woman of color in the Midwest. This blog marries my passions: cooking and dining. The Midwest is bursting with culinary talent and I'm here to review it all. Each week I'll be spooning (#getspooned) places and recipes I like and "chopping" those I don't. Come back soon!

 

SPOONED: Canary Coffee Bar

If you want to feel like you’ve transported to the middle of a mystery novel or are looking for a cute Spring hideaway, then Canary...

#SheTriedIt: Pecan Brittle

A family friend asked if I would make her some brittle. I have mastered toffee, so I figured brittle would be similar. I learned. It is...

SPOONED: Bamboo Restaurant

I'm a sucker for creative marketing. Enter in Milwaukee's Phobruary, an annual $5 special --an ode to a bowl of noodles, meat, scallions,...

#SheTriedIt: Cozy Mushroom Risotto

Want to feel fancy? Casually mention in conversation that you prepared a risotto last night. Don't worry, I'm leading you to a wonderful,...

CHOPPED: Egg & Flour Pasta Bar

I lived on Milwaukee’s East side for four years. I miss it dearly. Sometimes I slip into a longing for it—its special brand of...

SPOONED: Sabrosa Cafe & Gallery

Ever wanted to put a restaurant in your pocket? I would like to do that with this place. I had heard about it and wanted to go, but never...