- Welcome to The Lipstick Cafe, where inspiration meets food and play. My name is Pauline and I love to write, eat, and travel. This is where I share my stories, lessons from the kitchen, city discoveries, and creative projects. Get cozy, grab a coffee, and enjoy! Read More.
It’s been a struggle for me to find my way back to a healthy diet and gym routine. S-T-R-U-G-G-L-E. Here’s the problem with some habits. Once you STOP a habit, it’s HARDER to get back into it. In Gretchen Rubin’s … Continue reading
Prologue: Delancey Last December, I read Delancey by Molly Wizenberg, a sweet and funny memoir about opening a pizza place with her husband Brandon. Molly, who writes the blog Orangette, portrays the unglamorous side and stress of owning a restaurant. It’s … Continue reading
I’m starting off 2013 with an honest confession. I’m a lazy cook. A really, really lazy cook. Don’t get me wrong. I love food. I love eating it. I love making it. I love photographing it. I even sometimes love … Continue reading
Remember the Cracker Jack box? I used to buy those small boxes, and feel giddy with anticipation about the surprise gift inside. Now that I think about it, a lot of packaged food items I consumed as a kid featured … Continue reading
Indulgent would be the right word to describe my weekend in Los Angeles. A group of girlfriends stayed there for a long weekend to celebrate my friend Nancy’s bachelorette, which is the perfect excuse for fine dining and eating, dressing … Continue reading