Archives for the ‘food’ Category

Update 1: (Belatedly) Sharing Insights from the Infant Formula Industry

By • Jul 1st, 2016 • Category: food, Honors Thesis, Research

Apologies for the delayed posting of my first blog! Since I’m both researching and interning in Washington D.C. this summer, I’m dynamically learning about time management, work-based harmony, and task completion. This blog post details the research I conducted in the first three weeks of May. Since my research process is segmented around my internship, […]



Post #1: Abstract

By • Mar 19th, 2015 • Category: food, Honors Thesis, Research

Studies show that mood states tend to affect people’s eating patterns. Through my research, I aim to build upon all of these studies and answer the question of whether mood affects people’s cognitive responses to foods, which may in turn cause them to overeat. Participants will complete a range of validated questionnaires to assess their […]



Culinary Warfare or How to Make a Spanish Omelette without Eggs

By • Aug 22nd, 2014 • Category: food, Honors Thesis, Research

Those who know me in any capacity have had to endure, at one point or another, my evangelical devotion to food not only as a source of nutrients –please, I am not that practical– but also as a means to constructing communal and personal identity. I particular, I tend to gravitate towards the familial values […]



Cultural Pride in Local Cuisine

By • Aug 21st, 2011 • Category: food, Honors Thesis, Research

I’ve completed my project, and I want to share some of the results.  The most important component of my project was the interview with José Manuel Córdoba, the dueño and head chef of the restaurant “El Ventorrillo el Chato,” a highly popular …



Balancing the Magic of España with the Realities of Life

By • Jun 21st, 2011 • Category: food, Honors Thesis, Research

Despite the fact that this is my first blog, I have actually been working on this project bit-by-bit for the past month.  My study abroad has been amazing, but so incredibly busy! Not only do we have full-time classes (and exams this week!), but also …



片町 Scramble

By • Jun 26th, 2008 • Category: adventures, advice, food, Honors Thesis, products, project, Research

By now it seems my parents’ workplaces are my primary audience here, which is kind’ve amusing. WordPress page stats give me a little information on which posts are most popular – or post, in this case, as “外来語” is the winner by a long shot – but I’m trying to get a feel for what […]