Well! 2017 exceeded all my hopes and aspirations of the culinary variety. From New York to San Francisco to Atlanta to Miami to France to Prague to Vienna to London to New Orleans … this foodie has had more yummy food that words can describe in one blog post.
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A friend messaged me late one evening to say, “Just one seat left for a pop up dinner with chef Laurant Gras… grab it before its gone!”. So I did! And I am so glad I did. This two-day pop in Brushstroke restaurant’s 8-seater sushi bar was sold … Continue Reading ››
Crowned Asia’s best, for two years (2016 & 2017) in a row, is no easy feat! But to accept that honor and responsibility with utmost sincerity takes tons of passion, hard work, creativity and humility. That, is the reason I have long admired chef Gaggan Anand of … Continue Reading ››
Most restaurants launch with tons of glitches and kinks that take time to get ironed out in the first few months. A flawless opening night is almost a myth in the restaurant industry. It is a rare occurrence, one which only the best of the best in the industry … Continue Reading ››
For a die-hard foodie like me, all I ever want is to dine at a fantastic restaurant with someone who enjoys all things food as much as I do. You can bet that no carb-phobia, sugar-aversion or calorie-induced-guilt will be allowed at that table. No sir!
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What is my Sweet Truth? Well, I have a sweet tooth! 🙂
It’s been a source of pure joy for me. It keeps my anticipation up and excitement going strong throughout a meal because I just cannot wait for the dessert course. And when the sweet … Continue Reading ››
For weeks I have been strategizing on ways to get there! So I pitched the idea to friends and fellow-foodies. Sadly, it didn’t seem to appeal to any of them. One by one I heard all the reasons and excuses of why they cannot or will not join … Continue Reading ››
I have been DYING to tell you about a neat place in New York offering a $50, 30 minute,12 piece omakase experience that is bound to get stamped in your memory as one of the coolest dining experiences the city has to offer!
This unbelievably efficient, … Continue Reading ››
Let’s start with, “what on earth is Banchan"?! It is a Korean, family-style of eating where you have a bunch of small dishes (meats, fish, vegetables) centered around a bowl of cooked rice. Kimchi, of course, is at the table to join the party….always!
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Chinese New Year has fascinated me for years. All this time, I have wistfully wondered what it would be like to visit China at this time of the year. I bet the atmosphere must be charged with excitement. I can imagine lots of lights, decorations… and the color … Continue Reading ››