Fridgin Out

Reaching into the far netherworld of people’s refrigerators. The mold the merrier!

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January 30, 2009

Fridgin’ Out: A Japanese Fridge in Cupertino, Pt. III

by Kayoko Akabori

Preface:Fridgin’ Out: A Japanese Fridge in Cupertino, The CoolerFridgin’ Oug: A Japanese Fridge in Cupertino, The Fridge Door I must say that I totally misunderestimated the absolute horror of my parent’s freezer. Honestly, going into this, I thought this would be the easiest compared to the cooler and fridge door. How so very wrong of […]

January 23, 2009

Fridgin’ Out: A Japanese Fridge in Cupertino, Pt. II

by Kayoko Akabori

Preface: Fridgin’ Out: A Japanese Fridge in Cupertino, Pt. 1 Alright so this week I went through my parent’s Fridge Door- which was immensely overwhelming, and I really did not have patience for it like I did with the first part. There is so much stuff in here from years and years ago- the containers […]

January 16, 2009

Fridgin’ Out: A Japanese Fridge in Cupertino, Pt. I

by Kayoko Akabori

I swear, I’m bringing Fridgin’ Out back! Just spent the morning sifting through my parent’s fridge and boy, let me tell you that it was a pretty nasty affair. It’s like a dungeon in here- sorta like the time I want through the Work Fridge. Because there is just so much interesting stuff in this […]

December 26, 2008

Fridgin’ Out in Minnesota

by Erin McMonagle

So I’ve been wanting to “Fridge Out” for a while…and since I am spending an extreme amount of time in exotic North Saint Paul, Minnesota this holiday season I asked Kayoko if I could take all of you on a journey into my parents’ refrigerator. So come along…it’s going to be just like Journey to […]

August 8, 2008

Fridgin’ Out: The Staples

by Kayoko Akabori

Today, let’s talk about the staple items in your fridge. What can always be found in the fridge on any given day of the year? The stuff you can’t live without? I haven’t done my own fridge for a while, so here goes. It’s a pretty sad state of affairs in this single girl fridge.Veggie […]

July 18, 2008

Fridgin’ Out: Animated Fridge

by Kayoko Akabori

Since our film festival ended on Sunday, I’ve been in a bit of a funk. I’m not really sure what it is, but I think it has to do with trying to adjust back to my real life, in real time, after a hectic 3 months of being married to my job. In any case, […]

June 27, 2008

Fridgin’ Out: Moving Out in San Francisco, Pt. II

by Kayoko Akabori

I’m back this week with my lady Vanessa’s fridge. You may recall that I went through V’s fridge a few weeks ago, as she was moving out of her SF apartment- here’s her fridge, just as fun as her freezer was! Fish sauce! I remember this just sat in my cupboard for a few years […]

June 13, 2008

Fridgin’ Out: Moving Out in San Francisco, Pt. I

by Kayoko Akabori

This week, I’ve gone into my girl Vanessa’s fridge, who lives in San Francisco at the moment. She has moved since these pictures were taken, so you will be looking at what was eventually all thrown out. Sad! But I think that as a generation of transients and constant apartment movers, we all have this […]

May 29, 2008

Fridgin’ Out: 2 Ice Boxes in Park Slope

by Erin Gleeson

My good friend and roommate Andrea and I share a fridge in our funky townhouse in Park Slope that we share with our 2 friends Dana and Jaimy. Our landlord has an odd sense of where the house priorities lie, but I am glad he thinks it’s necessary to have 2 refrigerators. Here is a […]

May 23, 2008

Fridgin’ Out: Mom’s Fridge

by UM Guest

*For this week’s Fridgin’ Out, Jud-san nosed around his mama’s fridge, who lives in midtown Manhattan. Enjoy! I spend a lot of time cooking at my mom’s kitchen. It is bigger and better equipped than mine. Plus, there’s a dishwasher. Mom tends to keep the fridge well stocked with staples like milk, juices, eggs, etc. […]