- 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.
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
Dinner and a movie – a date night classic. This past Sunday night consisted of a hearty homemade meal of pork chops with garlic and wine sauce, orange and honey glazed yams, chocolate cake, and a Harry Potter rental movie … Continue reading
Dinner with friends is a lovely way to wrap up the weekend and welcome the work week. It’s also a great excuse to crank out a new recipe and finally linger in the kitchen (still feeling that hiatus). The weather … Continue reading
I love the Christmas season; it’s absolutely my favorite holiday of the year. There’s nostalgic music playing all month long on the radio, Peppermint Mocha frenzy, people in forgiving moods, festive lights in the neighborhood, an excuse to adorn the … Continue reading