National Chicken Noodle Soup Day!

Today is National Chicken Noodle Soup Day! And if you’re Canadian, happy Commonwealth Day while we’re here. Today seems like a day deserving of two holidays to justify it’s existence. It’s a Monday. It’s the first day back to work after Day Light Savings Time. A series of storms is traversing the country and threatening to…

This Week In Soup (3/10/2017)

It’s Friday, which means we have your exclusive recap of all the hottest, steamiest, brothiest, creamiest news from around the world of soup. Here we go! To kick things off, we have two local news’ in different cities and on different networks showing you how to make miso soup. It’d be one thing if these…

National Crab Day!

Grab the Old Bay, mallets, and bibs. It’s National Crab Day! Once again, I’d like to dispute the timing of this one, but it’s obviously not my call to make. Spring is still around the corner in this part of the country,which takes its blue crabs very seriously, which means it’ll still be some time…

Review: Haikan (Shaw, Washington D.C.)

HAIKAN Address: 805 V St NW, Washington, DC 20001 Specialty: Sapporo Style Ramen Price: $13-14 base, more if you add toppings (Menu) Open since August 2016 Haikan, in the Atlantic Plumbing building, is a relatively new ramen spot in the growing D.C. ramen scene. From the same people that brought the District Daikaya, Haikan offers Sapporo…

This Week in Soup (3/3/2017)

It’s almost time for the weekend, which means it IS time for the next edition of This Week in Soup! We’ve got all the highlights from the world of soup in case you were busy focusing on less important things like your career, family, or social life. Here we go! First up we have a…

National Peanut Butter Day! (Wait, what?)

Today is National Peanut Butter Day. And I bet you’re thinking, “What does that have to do with soup?” Well as our pal George Washington Carver showed us, peanuts are for more than just eating at baseball games. I’m here to show you how peanut butter is for more than just sandwiches. Although the peanut butter…

Soup Emoji Rankings: Ramen/Steaming Bowl

Ranked: The Steaming Bowl/Ramen Emoji This is the first post in a short series about how soups are displayed in the digital realm as emojis. Most people know what emojis are by now (if you somehow don’t know what an emoji is yet, they’re kind of like the new hieroglyphic, which you probably remember), but…

National Clam Chowder Day!

Although it seems like National Chili Day was just yesterday (because it was the day before yesterday) we appear to have hit another national soup day already: National Clam Chowder Day! Anyone that knows me knows I love seafood, so it comes as no surprise that I have a special place in my heart for clam…

This Week in Soup (2/24/2017)

Every Friday, I’d like to the opportunity to share some of the soup related headlines I’ve seen throughout the week with a series called “This Week in Soup.” In addition to the links to some articles to get you through the weekend, I’ll also provide some highlights and limited commentary. So here’s what we have…

National Chili Day!

Is chili a soup? Is it a stew? Where are the lines drawn? I think chili is one of the dishes that firmly falls in the gray area between the two. Chili was the topic of a HEATED debate on Soup’s on and will certainly got a spotlight in our Soup of the Week section in the upcoming…

Tuesday is Review Day

One feature I’d like to bring to Soup & Society is weekly reviews of soups I’ve tasted around town in Washington D.C. and in my travels. Unfortunately, I’m just one person and can only be in one place at a time. That’s why I’d like to welcome readers to submit reviews from wherever they are…