Tag Archives: new york restaurants

Queens Night Market

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 ››

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!

This unbelievably efficient, … Continue Reading ››

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! 

There are … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

I Went To Momo Crawl 2016

Momo?  What on earth is a “Momo”? Does it have something to do with Momofuku restaurant?

Momo is a dumpling with Himalayan heritage (Nepal, Tibet etc).  Very similar to Chinese dumplings.  Typically stuffed with veggies or ground meat.  And guess where you can … 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 ››