Pen & Palate

I find the majority of my web inspiration these days from the incredible food blogs that have popped across across the country and across the globe. From larger sites that maintain teams of writers to smaller one-person blogs that chronicle a single eater’s adventures in a far away place, I’m forever hooked by great food and great writing. One of my new favorites is a great blog called Pen & Palate. Started by two friends, Tram Nguyen and Lucy Madison, Pen & Palate shares stories about the duo’s favorite dishes alongside original hand-drawn illustrations and paintings of the dishes. As much as I love a beautiful food photograph, it’s nice to see something different and something that feels a bit more intimate and personal. So if you’re looking for some Friday morning inspiration, click here to check out Tram and Lucy’s blog. xo, grace


  1. Thanks for introducing their blog! The illustrations are so much fun, what a great idea.

  2. Danielle says:

    Love food illustration. Thanks for sharing!

  3. So beautiful!! What great illustrations! thanks for sharing.

  4. mahasitha says:

    Incredible still-life with a pan and a blue cup!


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