Recipes

Jibarito Sandwich: What You Need To Know

The puerto rican Jibarito sandwich is a sandwich nobody has heard about. Not even in Puerto Rico. For native puerto ricans, jibaro means “rural person”. A term which can be affectionate or insulting depending on circumstances and preferences, I suppose. But not in the Midwest. Checking the list of messy sandwiches from Chicago, this Puerto Rican steak sandwich …

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Food Illustration: 5 Talents To Know

In an ever-present digital world, analog things has its ways of always coming back and take a new hold of me. In todays #foodstagram, infographic and vector-heavy digital landscape, I wouldn’t be surprised if someone didn’t know about the concept of drawing with their hands. For others, like me, it has opened their minds to how awesome illustration can …

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Montanara Pizza

I have previously written about strange crusts before, like the pie-like Chicago deep dish pizza. But a deep-fried-from-here-until-eternity pizza dough, topped like a traditional Napolitana? This makes me think that this – just this – could be the ultimate late night pizza. The History of the Montanara Pizza Antonio Starita, somewhat regarded as a living legend in the …

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Braised Pork Shoulder Bao

It is definitely the time of the Bao bun right now. I remember seeing all types of content coming from Eddie Huang years ago, which eventually led me to his Baohaus joint in New York City (Check out our NYC City Guide here). While the antics of Eddie is without a doubt something to treasure (and miss, …

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Gorgonzola Aioli Bao Burger

Makes 3-4 burgers The bao. Among the latest in-trend foods out there in the market today, the bao is an undeniable force. Many eateries specializing in the Chinese filled bread, like Bao London or Bun Bao in Berlin are steadily opening its doors around the world, and finding the perfect bao today has now become a harder task than …

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