About: Erin Emiko


Erin Emiko grew up in Portland, Oregon, immersed in the culture of what has become one of the finest food cities in America. With food carts, farmers markets, & good coffee in her blood, she came to San Diego for college & brought her passion for food with her. “Loose vegetarian” since 2009, veteran of San Diego Farmers Markets, & Española at heart, Erin has four passions in life: art, travel, good food, & the space in which all three converge.



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Fast, Cheap and Full of Veggies

While contemplating my inaugural article for Culinary Creative, I thought long and hard about what to write about. It would have to be good. It would have to be memorable. What could I write about that would leave an impression—something beautiful, something innovative, something International? With no inspiration to fit any of those categories, I […]