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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…

Chez Panisse, an adoption conference, and finally some good coffee

Chez Panisse, an adoption conference, and finally some good coffee

A couple weeks ago I traveled to Oakland, California for the Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture (ASAC) conference. This conference, like the Adoption Initiative conference, happens every two years. Luckily, this year both conferences were held together. Two years ago I attended…

Memphis Coffee Shop Rounds

Memphis Coffee Shop Rounds

In my first few weeks back in Memphis, I’ve been scouting out local coffee shops. Thanks to recommendations from my Facebook friends, I’ve compiled a list of places, including: City & State, Cafe Keough, Otherlands, Bluff City Coffee, French Truck, Tamp & Tap, Muddy’s (Midtown…

Philadelphia Eats: A Review

Philadelphia Eats: A Review

I cannot believe that ASA was three weeks ago! Where does the time go? In this case, I actually know – a move back home, orientation for my first tenure track job, and the beginning of a new semester. Whew!  A LOT has happened between…

Union Market DC

Union Market DC

Last month a good friend of mine was in town from Korea, and since we’re both food lovers, I suggested we meet at Union Market. Union Market is a gourmet food hall located near the NoMa-Gallaudet metro station in Northeast DC. With over 40 local…

Oven Fresh Bakery

Oven Fresh Bakery

Last week I travelled to Wisconsin to be with family as we celebrated the life of my Grandma. At 96 years old she had lived quite a life, one that included serving as a Corporal in the U.S. Army Women’s Army Corps (WAC) during World War…

Vigilante Coffee Company

Vigilante Coffee Company

Earlier this spring Vigilante Coffee Company opened its College Park location. Conveniently located on Route 1, Vigilante filled a glaring void in the UMD coffee shop category. Even after two glowing recommendations, it took me a while before I dropped in. The first time I…

Pitango Bakery & Cafe

Pitango Bakery & Cafe

I cannot tell you how many things I’ve purchased or places I’ve been to based off of an ad or account I saw on Instagram. It’s sad really. But, some kinda way I started following Pitango Bakery & Café on Instagram (@pitango_bakery_cafe and they also…

Baltimore Staycation: A Review

Baltimore Staycation: A Review

Since this is my last summer in the DMV, one way I’m taking advantage of everything in the area is by having a few staycations. This weekend it was Baltimore. DAY ONE On Friday nights the Baltimore Aquarium is half off beginning at 5pm, and…

Ceremony Coffee Roasters

Ceremony Coffee Roasters

A couple weeks ago some friends sent me the most gorgeous photos of latte art and avocado toast. I immediately knew I would have to acquire those tasty treats myself. So earlier this week I trekked over to Ceremony Coffee Roasters in Annapolis, the Riva…