Category: Whats That?

A Beginner’s Guide To Sours

why do people like sours

In our first installment of this series, we talked about pastry stouts. You could give even the biggest beer hater a pastry stout from a top brewery, and they would think it is a cold brew with a mocha caramel shot, not beer. Well,… Continue Reading “A Beginner’s Guide To Sours”

A Beginner’s Guide To Poutine

Today we are going to take a deep dive into a dish that is as Canadian as maple syrup, ice hockey and saying “sorrey.” That dish is poutine. Over the past few years, poutine has been gaining a bit of mainstream success in the… Continue Reading “A Beginner’s Guide To Poutine”

A Beginner’s Guide To Ceviche

shrimp ceviche

Do you like sushi? Do you like citrus? If the answer to both of these are yes, then ceviche is the food for you! This delicious Peruvian dish is a marriage of the two. Ceviche at its core is raw fish that is cured… Continue Reading “A Beginner’s Guide To Ceviche”

A Beginner’s Guide to Pho

In this installment of “What’s That?” we are going to take a dive into the chicken noodle soup of South East Asia: Pho. What is it? How do you pronounce it? What do you do with all the sides? All of these questions and… Continue Reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Pho”

A Beginner’s Guide To Stouts

maple stouts

For many people, thinking of fall conjures up images of pumpkin spice lattes, apple picking, and cozy sweaters. At NearU, when we think of fall– we think STOUTS. Today we’re taking a deep dive into stouts to show you that this delicious genre of… Continue Reading “A Beginner’s Guide To Stouts”

A Beginner’s Guide To Rolled Ice Cream

Every few years, it seems like there is a new dessert craze that blows up on Instagram. Whether it is fish-shaped ice cream cones, or larger-than-life milkshakes covered in pounds of candy, there never ceases to be a hot new trend. Today, we are… Continue Reading “A Beginner’s Guide To Rolled Ice Cream”

A Beginner’s Guide To Shawarma

Shawarma is the OG “meat on a stick.” For those familiar with al pastor, shawarma was the al pastor before there was al pastor. Shawarma is meat that is placed on a stick, which slowly rotates and cooks over time. It will rotate and… Continue Reading “A Beginner’s Guide To Shawarma”