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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….

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Momofuku Ssäm Bar- NYC – Hirata Bun Virgin

Restauranteur, TV personality, French culinary school graduate David Chang opened his second restaurant Momofuku Ssäm Bar in August 2006 within Manhattan and it aims…

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Minetta Tavern – it’s a New York institution

Unsurprisingly we could only score a table at 5.30pm in Keith McNally marvellous Greenwich Village bistro which has been around since…

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Marea – New York – My first 2 Michelin experience in the Big Apple

Chef Michael White, the owner of the Altamarea Group, a consortium restaurants made up with Marea, Ai Fiori, Vaucluse, Osteria Morini, Nicoletta,…

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Balthazar – New York – brunch love

Balthazar is another one of Keith McNally’s grand French brasserie’s located on Spring Street of New York since April 1997. The…

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Morimoto NYC 2011 – My first visit to NYC

Chef Masaharu Marimoto the highly acclaimed star of TV series Iron Chef opens Morimoto NYC in January 2006. It’s a huge…

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A typical Fat Friday for Grubstance

We all work, train, diet and party hard during the week so why not bring in the weekend with some…

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Gaucho (Broadgate) it’s a City staple

In case you don’t know Gaucho is one of the main players in the London steak circuit alongside the likes of The…

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Bó Drake – An Asian blend in Soho

Bó Drake has been in the Soho food scene since February 2015 and it brings East Asian flavours to a 60…