Tag: Brunch

SAGE

SAGE

A couple weekends ago one of my besties, Aisha, was in town, and as part of The Welcome to Memphis itinerary (which I’ll share below), I included brunch at SAGE. Now if you are a Memphian, you may be thinking, but SAGE is a relatively…

Malasadas from Leonard’s Bakery, my birthday, and a perfectly timed conference

Malasadas from Leonard’s Bakery, my birthday, and a perfectly timed conference

As luck would have it, the Hawaii Sociological Associations’ meeting was the same weekend as my birthday. I took that as a sign that I should spend my birthday in Honolulu and quickly submitted an abstract of some of my ongoing work on Korean adoptee…

Memphis Coffee Shops Round 2

Memphis Coffee Shops Round 2

This erratic winter weather has given me plenty of motivation to continue my search for the perfect cup of coffee. On my first coffee shop rounds, I found a favorite – Muddy’s Bake Shop & Coffee. While I still love Muddy’s (and French Truck is…

Doña Tomás

Doña Tomás

After a successful panel presentation where I presented some of my work on media representation of Korean adoptees as seen via Twinsters, aka Seoul, and Adam Crapser’s deportation proceedings, I Lyfted over to meet Kati and her family for brunch at Doña Tomás. I LOVED…

TTT and Buena Vida

TTT and Buena Vida

A couple weeks ago I was visiting the cohort bestie and her new baby (her baby is The Absolute Cutest Baby Ever), and we decided to grab some lunch nearby. The choice was between Tacos, Tortas and Tequila (TTT for short) and one of our…

Minneapolis Eats: A Review

Minneapolis Eats: A Review

It seems like yesterday but a few weeks ago I was in Minneapolis for the Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network (KAAN) conference. This was my fourth consecutive KAAN and my first time presenting. Adding to the excitement was the fact that it was in…

Woodberry Kitchen

Woodberry Kitchen

The last time we were at Woodberry Kitchen this happened… It was a terribly rainy day but the promise of brunch at Woodberry Kitchen lured us out of the house. In the background, you see a fried pork belly Eggs Benedict, fresh garden salad, and…

Local 16

Local 16

One of the best things about DC is brunch, and after this weekend I’ve found a new favorite: Local 16. Located at 16th and U, Local 16 is probably best known for its amazing rooftop. But, you should remember it for its delicious Afghan food.…

New Orleans Eats: A Review

New Orleans Eats: A Review

Last week I was in New Orleans celebrating my successful dissertation defense and a new job (Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Memphis) and eating yummy food, all under the ruse of attending the Southern Sociological Society’s annual meeting. In fairness, I did present…

Osteria Morini

Osteria Morini

Last year for my birthday, my boyfriend and I took in the beautiful views of the Anacostia from the Navy Yard’s Osteria Morini. An Italian restaurant by New York restaurateur Michael White, Osteria Morini is what your pasta dreams are made of. House-made pastas that are…