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 ››
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 ››
You may have heard the buzz about a new spot in NYC that is drawing hoards of people, willing to stand for hours in long lines - just to get a seat at the much anticipated and recently opened Tim Ho Wan Dim Sum restaurant in East Village.
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TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN. What a year! Amazing meals shared with friends & family, acquiring hard to get dinner reservations, tasting menus, food-crawls, food-festivals, food trucks, and food-centric travels…
To wrap up this flavor-packed year, I thought I’d share some of my top choices. These lists … Continue Reading ››
Ramen is a serious business. For the chefs who make it, as well as for the ramen-lovers who make time in their day to stand in long lines, just to enjoy a bowlful.
There is so much depth of flavor in a good bowl of ramen- a result of hours and hours … Continue Reading ››
Blanca, according to the Urban Dictionary: is “usually a stylish sexy girl who always knows how to have fun”.
After spending 2.5 hours at the highly coveted, secretly tucked away, Blanca restaurant in Brooklyn, I couldn’t agree more! With 20-some courses of utterly sensuous and sexy food … Continue Reading ››