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!


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 randomness, grit, panache, and dirtiness. I’m going to blame this experience on that. I kept seeing Egg & Flour Pasta Bar on Facebook. Photos of cheesy goodness in bowls. I just knew it’d be perfect for a cute date night. Nevermind it was far from my house. I wanted to get dressed up and put on my going-out lipstick. These days it’s a fuschia color by