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Daiwa Sushi – Tsukiji Fish Market – Tokyo

Tsukiji is Tokyo’s main fish market and it’s the largest of its kind in the world, with over sixty thousand workers…

Posted in Cheap Eats Informal Japanese No bookings Tokyo

Yayoiken Ginza 1chomei (Tokyo)

My lil bro and I accidentally stumbled on Yayoiken in Ginza purely by coincidence after a short exploratory stroll from…

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Ippudo – East Village NYC – ironically the bao blew me away

Ramen is Japan’s answer to soul food and I can get why with those delectable slowly simmered broths made from pork,…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Cocktails Craft beer/ales Informal New York Open Kitchen Pizza

Roberta’s Brooklyn’s Gritty Pizza Joint

Roberta’s has been around since 2008 is located in the neighborhood of East Williamsburg and is revered as one of New…

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Buddakan – New York – Yes your opulency

Buddakan is the second of Stephen Starr’s restaurants’ which first launched in March 2006 and is one of the Meatpacking District’s…

Posted in Asian Cheap Eats Informal Japanese Thai

Wild Ginger – Midtown NYC – An Asian blend

Sometimes when you’re hunger-over, jet-lagged or feeling work-shy about getting your next meal and need something on your doorstep, which…

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Jewel Bako – Michelin Star NYC Sushi

Jewel Bako has been around since the turn of the century, 2001 to be exact and it’s owned by husband…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Brunch Cocktails Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Informal Mexican New York Seafood

El Toro Blanco NYC – my initiation into Mexican food

New York has given me the first for many a dining experience so far, and El Toro Blanco is certainly one…

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The Nomad Hotel NYC – my intro to chef Daniel Humm’s cooking

The NoMad Hotel opens in 2012 in Midtown New York and comes with 168 rooms in its 20th century Beaux-Arts building…

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Má Pêche – Another one from the David Chang stable

Má Pêche is another spawn from the Momofuku stable and it’s conveniently located in Midtown in the Chambers Hotel of 56th Street….