July 2013

Sunburned and loving it*

July 29, 2013
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I had such grandiose plans this past week, as AJ and I road trip across the country. To get a tan in Miami (I got sun burned instead). To eat a beignet in New Orleans (I ate a really bad blueberry muffin instead). To see the sights of Tallahasee, Florida (we did laundry instead). And […]

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Idaho Falls, Idaho

July 22, 2013
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So in case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been a bit busy driving across the country (just bounce over to my instagram feed and follow the hashtag #RoadTripUSA. Which means I have less time to blog (sad face) because I’m too busy looking at the sites, shopping for antiques (yes, I’ve become the clichéd gay man who has found […]

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Peach & Blueberry Cream Crumble Pie and the 18 Reasons DIY Dessert Pie Event!

July 15, 2013
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“So don’t tell anyone, but your pie was totally the best…” whispered my friend Stephanie, conspiratorially into my ear. I was at the 18 Reasons DIY Dessert: Pie! event that I cohost with my partner-in-crime Melanie. I had brought a Peach and Blueberry Cream Crumble Pie which was a total experimental pie for me and […]

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Wherein I, Irvin Lin of Eat the Love, channel my inner America’s Test Kitchen and make the Perfect Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

July 8, 2013
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Even though I’m lactose intolerant, I suffer through it for ice cream. It’s one of my big weaknesses, and it doesn’t help that I live in a city that is full of fantastic artisan ice cream shops. From the old school Mitchell’s to my neighborhood BiRite Creamery, to the hipster Humphry Slocombe to the retro […]

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Crying & Celebrating — #RoadTripUSA

July 1, 2013
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We were entering Grand Teton National Park when AJ started to cry. We had been staying in Yellowstone National Park for the past few days and were slightly sleep deprived, due to the constant night time rain (and a gravelly rock filled camp site). But it wasn’t the sleep deprivation that made him cry. We […]

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