What I Need to Say About My Mixed-Race Identity

“Most mixed-race people associate with one race over the other.” The first time I heard this, my mind jumped to every mixed-race person I knew. Specifically, half-white, half-something-else people. Barack Obama. Henry Golding. Jo Koy. Yes, I suppose I can name ‘one race’ for each person even though they are mixed. Obama is the first … Continue reading What I Need to Say About My Mixed-Race Identity

My First Shift at Palate Bubs and Ice Cream

1:00 p.m. Clock into Palate Bubs & Ice Cream. Heidi’s maneuvering the waffle iron, Georgia’s offering samples to customers, and Tina’s working the register. Okay, I can do this. 1:05 p.m. A customer asks which signature ice cream is my favorite. 1:06 p.m. Well, my top three is Dawson’s Pile, Guavalicious, and Oh My Pumpkin Pie. Peanut Butter … Continue reading My First Shift at Palate Bubs and Ice Cream

What You Need to Know About Palate Bubs and Ice Cream

What does Florida not have enough of? Yes, you got it. Ice cream shops. But Palate Coffee Brewery’s newest establishment is serving up more than your average rocky road. In true Palate fashion, we got a few surprises up our coffee-stained sleeve. Bubble Waffles Everybody’s talking about it—by everybody I mean Instagram. #bubblewaffles has taken … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Palate Bubs and Ice Cream