Monday, September 27, 2010

2nd Meeting

There will be a meeting this Friday, October 1st, at 6:30 at Jon's apartment, 1041 Glendon Ave. E-mail us at if you want to come (Max: 20 people).

Please bring some food. It will be another potluck!! Preferably food you cooked yourself with a recipe to go with it.

Bring some recipes that you think are interesting for the following:
Stuffed Pumpkin
Pumpkin Soup
Pumpkin Ravioli
Pumpkin Gnocchi
Pumpkin Soufflé (I bought ramekins!)
Pumpkin Cupcake

Meeting agenda:
Discuss types of pumpkins
Discuss recipes for the theme (pumpkin)
Assign ingredients purchasing
Vote on a restaurant for DineLA week.
Scheduling for next meetings.
Membership fees.

Cya there!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

1st Meeting Recap

The first meeting was great! Thanks to everyone that showed up!

During the meeting, we discussed and voted on a theme for the next month! See the post Theme of the Month.

Thanks to Jon, Teressa, Nikki, Nancy H., Nancy T., Natalie, and Brian for brining delicious food to the meeting.

Teressa and Nikki made bitter melon, while Jon made Taiwanese style fried pork.
The two Nancys and Natalie brought over taro cake and assorted fruits.

The recipe for the Taiwanese style fried pork and bitter melon will be posted on the blog under the category recipes.

Next meeting will be on Doodle:

Dine LA
Also, DineLA is coming up soon.
Check out for a list of restaurants.
If you have any suggestions for a restaurant give us an e-mail (
The deadline for suggestions will be Sept 28th.
Voting will begin the same day until Oct 2nd.
We will be going sometime during Oct 3rd-8th.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Theme for October

The theme for October is going to be ......


These big round orange things are commonly seen during Halloween, when people carve them for decorations.

As for food, pumpkins are in season from September to March. This plant is high in potassium and vitamin A and can be used in a multitude of dishes from soup to pies.

If you have an interesting recipe with pumpkin e-mail us at!

For the first week of October, we are going to gather recipes for the food items posted below.

October 3-8: Restaurant Outing Dine LA
Restaurant: TBA

October 10-16: Main Course
Stuffed Pumpkin
Pumpkin Soup

October 17-23: Desserts
Pumpkin Ravioli
____________(Need one more suggestion)

October 24-30: Desserts
Pumpkin Soufflé
Pumpkin Cupcake

1st Meeting

First meeting is tonight!!
We are doing a potluck and collecting recipes from the food brought over.

Time: Around 5:30 PM
Location: Jon's Apartment by Trader Joes

Give us an e-mail ( if you are going to come.

Welcome to Food at UCLA

Welcome new freshmen and welcome back returning students.

If you would like to join this club, e-mail us at

What is the Food at UCLA?
This is an unofficial club at UCLA, where we meet at Jon's apartment whenever we all have time.
It is good way to explore new types of food, learn and perfect your cooking techniques.
In addition to cooking, we will explore restaurants all over the place and write reviews for them.
Recipes will also be posted here.

If you have any other suggestions, feel free to e-mail us.

We also need officers.
So far we have:
Founder/ President: Jon Lin
Beverage Master: Antony Tan
Food Critic:
Pastry Princess:Jeannie Chen
Iron Chef:
Treasure Keeper:
Scribe: Nancy Hsieh
Recipe Hoarder:

E-mail us if you want any of those positions or any new positions.