Su-Jit Lin

Contributor

Su-Jit's life revolves around food, travel, and words, with each feeding into the other. She's a lover of puns and telling the stories of human experience on both sides of the hospitality space.
I Traveled All the Way to Mexico for the Perfect Flavor of Ruffles Potato Chips
Now I can get them at my local grocery store.
Apr 8, 2024
The “Buttery” $3 Loaf of Bread I Swear by for Sandwiches
It’s “thicker, denser, and more pillowy.”
Mar 10, 2024
The $8 Grocery Shortcut I Always Have in My Freezer (It Makes the Best 2-Ingredient Dinners!)
It’s “the one ingredient that always does the trick.”
Feb 27, 2024
The $5 Grocery You Should Always Have in Your Pantry (It’s the Unsung Hero of All My Dinners)
I add it to soups, gravy for Swedish meatballs, salads, sandwiches — you name it.
Feb 17, 2024
The Beloved European Breakfast Food That’s Taking Over Grocery Shelves
Find it in the freezer, fridge, and bakery sections.
Nov 9, 2023
The Savvy Way I Make a Box of Cereal Last Nearly Twice as Long
Groceries
“It’s cut my cereal budget by roughly a third.”
Oct 3, 2023
KitchenAid’s Beautiful Sauté Pan Lives Permanently on My Stove
Shopping
Unless I’m cleaning the stove, the pan stays.
Sep 8, 2023
I Drive Across State Lines for the Perfect $2 Potato Chips
Groceries
Hear me out.
Aug 21, 2023
How to Clear Out Your Pantry Without Wasting Any Food
Plus, you probably already have everything you need.
Jul 4, 2023
The One Kitchen Cleaning Staple I Sneak into Costco to Buy
It’s infinitely better than those of more expensive brands.
Jun 27, 2023
This Baby Necessity Doubles as the Best (and Most Stylish) Anti-Fatigue Kitchen Mat Ever
What’s more? It’s *so* easy to clean.
May 3, 2023
I Only Wash Dishes with Bar Soap Now Because This Brand Made Me a Believer
It’s good for the planet *and* your dishes.
Apr 30, 2023
This New Freezer Find Is a Riff on the Popular Chinese Street Breakfast
Groceries
Imagine the flakiness of phyllo pastry, with a sharp shatter, like a fried spring roll.
Apr 29, 2023
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This April — These Are the 14 I’m Most Excited About
Groceries
Including frozen pizzas, pasta kits, and cookies from an iconic bakery.
Apr 19, 2023
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This March — These Are the 12 I’m Most Excited About
Grocery Spotter
Including time-traveling cereals, air-fried frozen seafood, Ted Lasso-inspired ice cream, and more!
Mar 16, 2023
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This February — These Are the 12 I’m Most Excited About
Grocery Spotter
Frozen soup dumplings! Boxed mac and cheese! Mochi ice cream! And more!
Feb 16, 2023
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This January — These Are the 12 I’m Most Excited About
Grocery Spotter
Including a trio of cereals, plant-based frozen meals, pepperoni ravioli, and more.
Jan 19, 2023
The Wildly Flavorful Freezer Staple That’s Getting Me Through the Winter
Groceries
"They’re made in the most old-school fashion — by hand and fresh daily."
Jan 6, 2023
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This December — These Are the 9 I’m Most Excited About
Grocery Spotter
Including hot chocolate bombs, hot honey crackers, beef bacon, and more.
Dec 22, 2022
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This November — These Are the 13 I’m Most Excited About
Groceries
Including pizzas and flatbreads, salads and snacks, and so many noodles!
Nov 17, 2022
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This October — These Are the 11 I’m Most Excited About
Groceries
Including spicy mac and cheese, limited-edition snacks, and six seasonal salad kits!
Oct 19, 2022
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This September — These Are the 13 I’m Most Excited About
Groceries
Including frozen shortcuts, refreshing sips, and a trio of pumpkin-flavored drops!
Sep 22, 2022
The Limited-Edition Mooncakes I Look Forward to Every Year
Groceries
"The cakes themselves were as lovely as their presentation."
Aug 19, 2022
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This August — These Are the 13 I’m Most Excited About
Groceries
Including a trio of jarred pasta sauces from one of our favorite brands!
Aug 18, 2022
The Spicy Sausage I’ve Been Eating with All My Summer Greens
Groceries
It's the little black dress of sausages.
Aug 5, 2022
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This July — These Are the 12 I’m Most Excited About
Grocery Spotter
Including a trio of frozen pizzas!
Jul 22, 2022
I’ve Stayed in Airbnbs All Over the World — These Are the Smart Lessons I’ve Stolen for My Own Kitchen
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
A nice tray can make things feel way more purposeful.
Jun 28, 2022
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This June — These Are the 14 I’m Most Excited About
Grocery Spotter
Including six buttery snack spreads!
Jun 16, 2022
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This May — These Are the 10 I’m Most Excited About
Grocery Spotter
Including cheesy snacks, macs, and stuffed bites, plus gluten-free pasta, plant-based beef, and more!
May 19, 2022
My Dad Used to Own a Chinese Restaurant — These Are the 5 Pantry Staples He Always Had on Hand
Groceries
Including his top choice for soy sauce and white rice!
May 5, 2022
This $7 Rotisserie Chicken Is the Only One I’ll Buy
Groceries
The flavor! The juiciness!
Apr 27, 2022
I Tried Dozens of New Groceries Hitting Shelves This April — These Are the 12 I’m Most Excited About
Grocery Spotter
Including vegan mac and cheese, matcha-flavored granola, Greek yogurt cheesecake, and more.
Apr 21, 2022
This Balsamic Vinegar Is the Top Seller in Europe — And I Totally Get Why
Groceries
Luckily for me, it became available in the States this past winter!
Mar 30, 2022