Foodie Finds

EATS: TENTS, BUFFETS, + SUHOOR DURING RAMADAN IN DUBAI

May 22, 2017

Originally published July 18, 2016. Prices, menus and openings subject to change. The month of Ramadan has come to an end, and we can’t help but feel saddened. Not just because of the Ramadan spirit we witnessed from the city and people of Dubai, but because we can no longer enjoy some of the most lavish dining experiences in the world. During the month of …

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ARTS: MUSEUM OF ICE CREAM

May 11, 2017

Images taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme. Back in September during NYFW, we stumbled upon the Museum of Ice Cream in Manhattan on its last day before closing. The colorful window display made it hard to miss, not to mention  seeing a guy enjoying a 6 inch pink and blue ice cream soft serve atop a waffle cone—it was a colossal, crave-worthy treat. Unfortunately, the NYC exhibition was closing shop, …

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EATS: SF’S NEWEST FOOD HALL

April 27, 2017

Images: Patricia Chang Smack dab in the heart of Chinatown, San Francisco, is the city’s newest food emporium, China Live. The 30,000-square-feet open floor plan is a foodie’s paradise. The food hall provides for a live cooking experience in each part of the market, which was partially open upon our visit this month. What’s opened thus far at China Live is the Oolong Café tea room, Market Restaurant & Bar, flower mart and an …

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CITIES: DUBAI EATS

March 28, 2017

Image taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme. Published: August 10, 2016. Updated: March 28, 2017 Dubai is host to an international plethora of restaurants, cafes, and markets, leaving its locals and visitors spoilt for choice. Whether you are eating out or grocery shopping, this cosmopolitan Emirate has brought in some of the world’s most famous foodie establishments, so you can never go hungry. You’ll find bougie food markets like New York’s …

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FOODIE FINDS: TURMERIC GINGER CAPPUCCINO COLLAB

April 26, 2016

Image taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme. We have collaborated with Shark Mountain Coffee Company to create a sweet and spicy cappuccino for Spring/Summer. With Turmeric being a flavor trend for 2016, we tried different things to pair with this healthy, vibrant spice and came up with a Turmeric Ginger Cappuccino! An excerpt from our interview on the creation of our drink: What is the recipe for the Turmeric …

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EATS: MADEMOISELLE MEME x SHARK MOUNTAIN COFFEE

April 26, 2016

Images shot and owned by Mademoiselle Meme and Shark Mountain Coffee. by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme In the quaint town of Charlottesville, Virginia, low-key city for the bougie and brainy (home to University of Virginia), exists Shark Mountain Coffee Company, owned by former mathematics graduate student-turned-coffee-connoisseur Jonny Nuckols. At first, we didn’t know Nuckols was the owner as he was making drinks at the coffee bar, something …

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FOODIE FINDS: ROSE CARDAMOM HORCHATA, NY

November 3, 2015

Horchata is the perfect drink to sip and savor year-round. It seems more than a few people agree seeing as how many coffee bars are now offering this drink (even Whole Foods!).  Horchata was, and still is in some regions, made with tigernuts, and is credited to the Muslims who ruled Spain, specifically Valencia where horchata originates. Since its invention, horchata has evolved to being made with base …

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EATS: THE WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE CHOCOLATE

July 3, 2015

A company based out of Ecuador has created the priciest, rarest chocolate in the world. To’ak chocolate came to life through founders Jerry Toth and Carl Schweizer. In the world of chocolate, connoisseurs acknowledge cacao originates from Ecuador. While most of the world’s chocolate comes from mass-produced cacao beans, 5% is produced from rare and highly- coveted Fino y de Aroma cacao, most of which grows only in Ecuador. …

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FOODIE FINDS: DUCK CONFIT BURGER, LONDON

June 22, 2015

On our recent trip to London, we discovered the Duck Confit Burger from The Frenchie. We have had our fair share of duck while living in Britain, so this burger was a welcomed addition to our #foodie resume. The food stall, which can be found at 5 different food markets across London, prepares everything onsite under a French(ie) yellow canopy. The duck confit is classically prepared with the …

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FOODIE FINDS: 24K GOLD CAMEL BURGER, DUBAI

May 19, 2015

One of the great things about traveling is the ability to experience cuisines and flavors that may be radically different from what you’re used to. Sometimes you get to taste things you’ve never considered trying, like a humped even-toed ungulate. Sounds exotic! But one person’s exotic is another’s staple, so we decided to “when-in-Rome-it-up” and give camel a try. It’s common in the Arab gulf …

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