Archive for January, 2012

Lime Leaf, Spartanburg: TidBit of the Day

| January 31, 2012 | 2 Comments
Lime Leaf, Spartanburg: TidBit of the Day




In the sleepy downtown of Spartanburg, SC, the restaurant voted “best in” is Limeleaf. A Thai restaurant on the corner of the main streets is surprisingly authentic and flavorful Thai food in this southern town.

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Alba International White Truffle Fair: Photo of the Day

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Alba International White Truffle Fair: Photo of the Day




Truffles at Centro Storico, Alba, Italy.

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Thai Green Curry with Roasted Duck

| January 30, 2012 | 6 Comments
Thai Green Curry with Roasted Duck




Thai cuisine uses a variety of curry pastes (red, yellow or green ones). Each paste tastes unique. Personally, I love Thai Green curry a lot and believe it is among the best non-Indian curries I have ever tasted (I judge a Thai restaurant by the taste of this curry). So far, I am quite impressed […]

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King Fish: Photo of the Day

| January 30, 2012 | 2 Comments
King Fish: Photo of the Day




Fresh at the market in Spain.

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It’s Pork: Photo of the Day

| January 27, 2012 | 4 Comments
It’s Pork: Photo of the Day




Yes, it’s pig. Leg of cured pork, sliced to personal preference.

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Nutrir Baranquilla Foundation: Class Act

| January 27, 2012 | 6 Comments
Nutrir Baranquilla Foundation: Class Act




Children in Colombia, South America face many of the same food issues as in other parts of the world: the dual problems of food insecurity and obesity. With over 30 years of experience, the Nutrir Barranquilla Foundation has worked to battle malnutrition through food and nutritional education programs for underprivileged mothers and children. Interestingly – […]

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Swedish Princess Cake: Photo of the Day

| January 26, 2012 | 1 Comment
Swedish Princess Cake: Photo of the Day




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Introducing our first intern, Madelyn!

| January 26, 2012 | 7 Comments
Introducing our first intern, Madelyn!




We are absolutely delighted to introduce Zomppa’s first Digital Media and Research Intern! We were blown away by Madelyn’s passion and experience, and are looking forward to her contributions to the team. In addition to her behind-the-scenes work, keep an eye out for her upcoming column. Welcome, Madelyn! Springing from a background in sexuality and […]

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A Very Special Zomppette’s Birthday Announcement

| January 26, 2012 | 18 Comments
A Very Special Zomppette’s Birthday Announcement




As I’m sure most of you know, Belinda is the brains behind the entire Zomppa operation.  If it wasn’t for her (and her B-I-G dreams), so much of Zomppa would not be possible. ****Wishing you the very best and brightest birthday, Belinda.**** You’re really old now.

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Dim Sum-a-Go-Go: Photo of the Day

| January 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Dim Sum-a-Go-Go: Photo of the Day




One of the joys of being on the road: finding some of the best dim sum ever to eat in the car. From Capital Seafood in Irvine, CA.

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