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Halloween-inspired gingerbread house made from scratch

The final product (front view)

Crystal Flores, Reporter

October 26, 2020

While gingerbread houses are traditionally made around Christmas, there is no reason why they should not be made around Halloween. After not having luck finding a gingerbread house kit at Target, Walmart or Bed Bath & Beyond, I decided to make one from scratch. Some suggestions I will g...

Opening during COVID-19: A glimpse into Paper Moon Cafe

A drink selection from Paper Moon's Halloween menu

Diana Piper, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2020

The day Jerry Wang, owner of Paper Moon Cafe in Downtown San Jose, got the keys to open his business, his investors and partners pulled out. It was March, COVID-19 was looming, and Santa Clara County was about to announce a shelter-in-place order.  Now, six months later, the cafe is flourishing. It...

Downtown soul: new café builds community during lockdown

Customers lined up behind a counter with the words

Heather Allen, Reporter

October 11, 2020

The line stretches for half a block down South First Street in downtown San Jose where sisters Be’anka Ashaolu and Jeronica Macey opened Nirvana Soul Coffee on Sept. 26.     Nirvana Soul has been about two years in the making from dream to reality but the sisters closed escrow on thei...

Comfort food quarantine recipe: Banana Bread Muffins

Banana bread muffins, baked and ready to eat.

Roselle Lagmay, Reporter

May 4, 2020

One of the best things about the COVID-19 pandemic is staying at home, attempting new recipes, and then finally getting to eat it. With people grabbing bananas off the shelves to prepare for lockdown, banana bread recipes have been popular for people around the world to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. BANANA BREAD M...

3 Trending Tik Tok recipes to try during the lockdown

French Toast, plated and ready to eat.

Leticia Samame, Reporter

May 2, 2020

With many eateries closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, people are looking to get their quick fix on comfort foods at home. A popular trend occurring at the moment is easy to follow recipe videos on the ever-growing Tik Tok app. Here are 3 of the most trending recipes people are making thanks to...