El Estoque

Bite Club’s final meeting

Bite Club’s final meeting

Hannah Lee

May 25, 2018


Filed under Briefs

Bite Club members celebrate their last meeting with food-making kits

Homemade Hipster: Foods for when you’re sick

Homemade Hipster: Foods for when you’re sick

Ananya Bhat

April 13, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Homemade Hipster

ome with a cold? Down with a sore throat? As allergy season approaches, you'll feel better with the rejuvenating effects of these easy-to-create foods and drinks. Check out these home recipes in the video below. ...

Spicing it up: Korean Club and Bite Club hold a Fire Noodle Challenge meeting

Spicing it up: Korean Club and Bite Club hold a Fire Noodle Challenge meeting

Hannah Lee

April 6, 2018


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n March 29, Korean Club and Bite Club collaborated to host the Fire Noodle Challenge, which has recently gained popularity on Youtube. More than 75 students attended the meeting in order to try the ramen. There were two rounds to the challenge — in the first round, the students ate Nongshim Shin Ram...

A taste of our cultures

A taste of our cultures

Vivian Chiang

March 9, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, Features

alking around MVHS campus at lunch, one sees many students eagerly digging out their lunch box. Each time a lunch container is opened, a different array of colors is revealed and the smells of a dozen different spices waft into the air. Take a look at the perspectives below on these students’ lunches...

Crisp, Sweet, Savory: Pears three ways

Crisp, Sweet, Savory: Pears three ways

Priya Reddy

March 2, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, From the magazine

pring is just around the corner and local grocery stores and farmer’s markets are beginning to flood with different varieties of pears. With their light flavor, pears are a versatile fruit, perfect for jams, marinades, sandwiches and more. From savory to sweet, these three recipes are sure to make y...

Restaurant Roulette: Walia

Restaurant Roulette: Walia

Emily Xia

February 14, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Restaurant Roulette

wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the waiter to suggest food for us to try. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Walia in San Jose. Address: 2208 Business Circle, San Jose, CA 95128 Situated in the heart of downtown San Jose, the small and bustling restaurant Walia offers traditional Ethiopian dishes. The walls are decorated with traditional Ethiopian paintings and old photos, making the atmosphere feel rustic and homey. Along with the relatively cheap prices, Walia is a ...

All About Oxidation

Hannah Lee

January 30, 2018


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ite Club members gathered in B101 to discuss oxidation, which is a process that naturally occurs in food exposed to the air. The officers presented a Powerpoint explaining oxidation and how it occurs every day. Learn more about oxidation and how to prevent it in fruits below. ...

Bitter and Sweet: Three ways to use grapefruit

Bitter and Sweet: Three ways to use grapefruit

Priya Reddy

January 29, 2018


Filed under BEYOND THE MAGAZINE, ENTERTAINMENT

Grapefruits. Their uniquely bittersweet taste leaves some people hating them and some people craving them. Characterized by their bright pink flesh, these fruits are surprisingly versatile. In honor of national citrus month, take a look at the recipes on the following pages to see three different uses...

Culinary Connections: The way cooking brings people together

Culinary Connections: The way cooking brings people together

Priya Reddy

December 12, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, From the magazine, Print entertainment

he clock ticks just loud enough so that assistant principal Andrew Goldenkranz can hear it, reminding him of his quickly approaching deadline. Eyeing his ingredients, he gets to work, whipping out bowls and measuring cups. Swiftly pouring and mixing ingredients, he runs a recipe through his head, som...

Christmas Treats with Bite Club

Christmas Treats with Bite Club

Hannah Lee

December 10, 2017


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s the holiday season approaches, Bite Club vice president senior Ashley Chang shares her favorite Christmas recipe. Creme brulee is a Catalan dessert that consists of a custard base topped with a layer of caramelized sugar. Read the graphic below to learn more about how to make creme brulee. ...

Fun Facts about Chocolate from Bite Club’s meeting

Fun Facts about Chocolate from Bite Club’s meeting

Hannah Lee

November 16, 2017


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ite Club members gathered in B101 on Thursday, Nov. 16 to discuss a popular treat, chocolate. The officers presented a Powerpoint with the history and nutrition of chocolate. Along with learning about various facts regarding the different types of chocolate, members had the chance to taste chocolate fr...

Restaurant Roulette: Sushi Kuni

Restaurant Roulette: Sushi Kuni

Anirudh Chaudhary

October 20, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Restaurant Roulette

wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the server to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Sushi Kuni in Cupertino. When you pull up into the parking lot, it’s almost impossible to see the restaurant because of how small and unimposing the building is. The entrance is on the left side of the building, and once you enter you feel either squashed, or hugged, depending on your point of view. The entire dining area is a...