Sweets and Sonnets: Lemon Poppyseed Muffins and Shakespeare’s Sonnet 98

Hello Brunch with Bearees, and happy birthday to the great Bard, William Shakespeare! Shakespeare and Bear have a lot in common: both small town artists who became internationally recognized in just a few years, both historically aloof but prolific in … Continue reading

Sweets and Sonnets: Chocolate Swirl Banana Bread and I’m Nobody! Who are you?

chocolate swirl banana bread (final)

They say, “monkey see, monkey do,” and while that does not really apply to bears, we can agree with monkeys on merit of one thing: bananas. When I was younger, my grandmother used to buy ridiculous amounts of bananas from … Continue reading

Crazy Asian Bears: Din Tai Fung

Happy Sunday, Brunch with Bearees, and welcome to our last installment of our Crazy Asian Bears series! This past week was the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival, which celebrates the end of the summer and gives us … Continue reading