Mauricio Contreras, the owner of both La Mixteca and El Oasis, shares about the food at La Mixteca, including Birrikeka which they sell about 80 to 100 dishes of each day, and El Oasis' ice cream with “fruit, water, and brown sugar…[as] the main ingredients.”
Posts by Matthew Macomber:
Talking about Cool Bliss Pop Bliss Popcorn Shop with co-owner Isis Griffin
Matt interviews Isis Griffin, co-owner of local Black-owned business Cool Bliss Pop Bliss Popcorn Shop to learn about their history and various treat offerings.
An interview and walkthrough of Green Onion and Fresh International Market
Matt gives a walkthrough of Green Onion Asian Market and Fresh International Market with an interview of Bowen Lou, the Executive of both stores.
An interview with Eric Kuo of Tasty Tart
Matt interviews Eric Kuo, the owner and baker for Tasty Tart in Champaign.
Find a sweet treat at Tasty Tart
Matt brings his sweet tooth to sample the array of tarts from Tasty Tart, the latest bakery to open in Champaign.
An interview with coffee roaster Erin Erdman of Page Roasting Company
Matt interviews Erin Erdman, founder of the coffee company Page Roasting Company.
Interview with Kaya Speagle, co-owner and pastry chef of Hopscotch Bakery
Matt conducts a digital interview of Kaya Speagle, founder of Hopscotch.
Finding chicken burritos in Champaign-Urbana, part two
Part two of Matt's C-U chicken burrito journey.
Enjoy a hearty brunch at Maize
Matt checks out Maize's take on brunch, the best meal of the day.
Expect grand portions at El Rancho Grande II
Matt finds plenty of food to eat at El Rancho Grande II, the newest restaurant to open in Savoy.