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 ››
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 ››
It is interesting to observe how restauranteurs and chefs are constantly expressing themselves while connecting with their diners through carefully crafted ambiance/vibe, their staff and of course the presentation of their food. Constantly innovating, constantly adapting to the current trends… each establishment is trying to address a need. Be … 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 ››
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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