Category Archives: Restaurants in NYC

Omakase With Less Talk More Eat

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!

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Want Some Korean Banchan?

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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A Feast To Celebrate #CNY

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 ››

The Hype Is Real!

…. and the food is worth every single penny of the hefty $330pp (before tax!) price tag for a seat at the Chefs Table @ Brooklyn Fare.

I was practically at a loss for words throughout this dinner.  I mean, when you realize that … Continue Reading ››

Michelin-Starred Dim Sum Chain Comes to New York!

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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2016. That’s a Wrap!

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 ››

Move Over Ramen. Korean Fried Rice Is My New Fave!

Ever since I tried Korean cuisine a few years back in New York, at Hanjan (Flatiron) and Kunjip (Koreatown), I have been intrigued by its familiar yet unique flavors.  Kunjip was a fun place to try Korean BBQ where they literally bring a small electric grill … Continue Reading ››

Blanca : Stylish. Sexy. Superb!

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 ››

Treasures Of Downtown New York

Last weekend I got to spend a day visiting dear friends who live in Battery Park area in downtown New York.  I am absolutely amazed at how many new and fabulous changes have occurred in this southern most section of Manhattan recently.  The tiny area from Battery Park on … Continue Reading ››