Archive for September, 2012

Earth Passengers: Class Act

| September 28, 2012 | 4 Comments
Earth Passengers: Class Act




A study conducted in Taiwan revealed that 92% of respondents were interested in growing some of their own food. 78% of urbanites thought it would be a great opportunity for retirement and 22% for business opportunities. Earth Passengers was founded as a non-profit to educate the public on sustainable practices, including the promotion of local […]

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Calavera: TidBit of the Day

| September 27, 2012 | 5 Comments
Calavera: TidBit of the Day




A new empanada & tequila bar opened up in Raleigh, NC, Calavera. For $3, the empanadas are an incredible value, especially consider the quality and flavors. The pastry is perfect, and the choices are simply lovely – from Pollo Borracho (drunken chicken) to Holy Frijoles (black beans with Oaxacan cheese) – and difficult to choose […]

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Grape Juice: Frank Food

| September 26, 2012 | 4 Comments
Grape Juice: Frank Food




Frank food is a series that wants your opinion about what is FRANK food and what is FRANKENSTEIN food. Please share your opinion! You walk into the store and have to buy one. Which one is MORE FRANK to you? [polldaddy poll=6170891]

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CK’ Shanghai: TidBit of the Day

| September 25, 2012 | 4 Comments
CK’ Shanghai: TidBit of the Day




Located in Wellesley, Massachuetts, CK’ Shanghai is known for its authentic Shanghainese food. Chef CK also shows his talent with an impressive menu that celebrates Chinese cuisines from other regions. In this understated restaurant comes sophisticated flavors that is worth the drive out to the ‘burbs.

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Secret Something Revealed Soon!!!!!

| September 24, 2012 | 3 Comments
Secret Something Revealed Soon!!!!!




Zomppa Supporters! We’ve got something super exciting coming to you next Monday, October 1!  We can’t wait to share it with you! In the meantime, we’d like to inform you of a couple of changes to the website.  If you haven’t already noticed, Zomppa has reduced the number of weekly featured posts down to one; […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 61-80: Montana, Idaho, and Washington

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 61-80: Montana, Idaho, and Washington




The Sol Food Mobile Farm crew is half-way in their nationwide journey! Guess where they are now? Take a look at some of the organizations at which they have stopped across the U.S. here. Traveling Across the West After leaving Yellowstone National Park, our bus headed to Bozeman, Montana for a much needed restock.  We […]

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Grow Utah First: Class Act

| September 21, 2012 | 5 Comments
Grow Utah First: Class Act




Based on Time Bank concepts of exchanging time and talent as a way to build caring community economies, Grow Utah First is a statewide initiative that seeks to promote sustainable living. Taking an interdisciplinary approach of art, education, and environmental sustainability, this private-public partnership aims to grow all the food consumed in Utah in Utah, […]

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Cupcake Bar: TidBit of the Day

| September 20, 2012 | 4 Comments
Cupcake Bar: TidBit of the Day




Finally opening up on one point of the star at Five Points in Durham, NC is the Cupcake Bar. Their cupcakes – regular-sized and mini – come in what you might find at a soda fountain or a bar. From 7-Up (lime buttercream with lemon cupcake) to margherita (lime buttercream with orange cupcake, the flavors […]

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Rasika: TidBit of the Day

| September 18, 2012 | 8 Comments
Rasika: TidBit of the Day




If you asked me what my favorite restaurant is in DC, Rasika would rise to the top. If you asked me my favorite Indian restaurant, it would definitely be Rasika. Rasika puts a contemporary flair on Indian food. The food here is not inexpensive, and the portions are not huge. But oh, sometimes it’s worth […]

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I’ll have a coffee please

| September 17, 2012 | 3 Comments
I’ll have a coffee please




If any of you are familiar with my posts on Zomppa, you will know that I am somewhat partial to a good cup of coffee. That first sip in the morning just brings such a soothing and comforting start to my day. I generally hate pretty much every aspect of mornings, so that first cup […]

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