Eatdrink. ca: get some background of the restaurants we"re writing about, restaurant owners, building, location. Using quotes from the dialogue from the restaurant. Characters are a big part of memoir writing bringing to life a character: ex. How much effort your mom put into cooking: ex. Eating alone: more aware, more observant, but good to share off the experience with someone else, ex. Worthy enough: time, a good memoir is a snapshot in time of the place, description, ex. Very different in terms of writing something that could be found in a health magazine. Interview a nutritionist or dietician: ask them how valid a food study is, ex. Blueberries will shorten your life expectancy in half: record it can pick up a better quote this way. Take some very scientific language and make it conversational and approachable to a laid reader. If you can take the information and ask about it for a more common understanding.