Shawnte Orion, What Are You Eating?
Favorite food: Indian Food. The Palak Paneer kind, not the Maize kind.
Least favorite food: I'm not into swine, but it has nothing to do with Madonna's defection to Kabbalah.
Favorite dessert: I love chocolate, and I especially appreciate some of the local chocalatiers who have the foresight to combine it with ingredients like cinnamon and cayenne.
Favorite local restaurant and meal to order there: Shogun, across
the street from PV Mall. The Chicken Katsu and Godzilla Tails are
great, but I have to admit that my favorite part is probably the
delicious sunomono salad that's served on the side.
Favorite local bar and cocktail to order there: I prefer tea to alcohol, so I can be found at Souvia, stocking up on loose leaf bags of Georgia Peach, Apricot Black and Strawberry Fields.
Favorite thing to cook at home: Stir fry, because it's a convenient way to use whatever vegetables are lying around, and you can add some of those Thai peppers to clear your sinuses during allergy season.
Favorite memory involving food: Going to Casa Bonita, when I was a little boy in Denver. It's a poor imitation of Mexican food, but I was easily impressed by sitting at a table next to a giant waterfall with cliff-divers.
Recipe or food tip to share: After visiting family in Hawaii, coconut oil has become a favorite ingredient in our house. My wife cooks pancakes and French Toast with it, and it's a great way to add a taste of Maui to any breakfast.
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