Do It Yourself: A Quesadilla Phase

Every few years I go through a quesadilla phase. It typically comes out of nowhere (or maybe I’d see former-roomie Lauren making one and be inspired) and goes away by the time I’ve gone through one or two bags of tortillas. It’s like… when the locusts come. Very mysterious. (And luckily I don’t actually live in locust country, because I’m not a bug person.) (How … Continue reading Do It Yourself: A Quesadilla Phase

Snack Trek: CLAM CHOWDER & BREADSTUFFS (The Crab Cooker)

One of my favorite no-frills restaurants is The Crab Cooker. I’ve been going there since I was a kid. At first there was only one location, in Newport Beach. It’s kitschy and crazy and always overflowing with people. (You know this place– stuffed fish hanging from the ceiling, weird old art on the walls, nautical nonsense everywhere.) Now there’s a location in Tustin that’s a … Continue reading Snack Trek: CLAM CHOWDER & BREADSTUFFS (The Crab Cooker)