Comfort Food … Plain and Simple
Ahhh – the warm (or sometimes cool) comfort of food. There’s nothing quite like it. It energizes us when we are tired, it fills us when we are empty, and it takes our thoughts to places our souls long to be. What exactly is comfort food? I believe the definition varies depending on who you ask. Some might describe the foods of their childhood or home growing up. Others picture comfort as the foods...
A Cuisine In-Fusion: Austin's Newest Food Trend
Fusion Cuisine – the words alone bring so many images to my mind. When I was a child, fusion cuisine could be described as potato chips smashed into my PB & J. As a young adult, fusion cuisine meant adding a handful of cheese and an egg to liven up my ramen noodles. However, as a mature adult (or at least giving off the image of one) my taste for food has refined, allowing me to fully...
What came First, the Sushi or the Roll?
Have you ever wondered where sushi began? It’s a question that nagged at me, and I wanted to share what I learned with you. It all started in America …. wrong! Sushi dates back to the fourth century BC in Southeast Asia. After a batch of fish were cleaned and gutted, the meat was stored in rice for natural fermentation. This type of sushi is called narezushi. After the fermentation period, the...
Passion, a Dream and a Little Prayer
Passion (pas · sion) noun – a very strong feeling about a person or thing; an intense emotion compelling feeling, enthusiasm or desire for something; an eager interest in or admiration for a proposal, cause or activity. This defines the pure emotion surrounding Roll On Sushi Diner. It’s two brothers, sharing a common dream, working countless hours, pouring their hearts and souls into a new...