Aug

25

Green Curry Kit, 1 pot meal …

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This is titled “one pot meal” but no I do not work for Food TV or Rachel Ray. It is one of my go to weekend meals (I don’t really eat dinner usually…and it’s too much to make for lunch…)…I did have some very strange cravings for it this morning. It works as a great […]

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Aug

18

Pho Sandwich

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PHO, pronounced PHUH, or FUH, the go-to hit-the-spot noodle stew for the urbanized folks. You know it doesn’t have to stay that way, you can always take the ingredients inside Pho and turn it into something more “street” friendly. So PHO is great and all but I have my phases. Sometimes I’m addicted and I […]

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Jan

12

Lotus Wrapped Sticky Rice

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Juicy buns have become quite the ubiquitous metropolitan appetizer. I mentioned before that I can be quite lazy, which is why even though I love love love Juicy Buns, I usually refrain from ordering them… Because I cannot seem to hold a normal conversation with my friends while eating them, half the time I’m just […]

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Nov

30

CASUAL FRIDAY: LUNCHBOX

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BYOB, but also, Bring your own lunch. Honestly though this is really just an excuse to push a new fried rice agenda. If you’re fastidious enough at 6 am when you’re alarm goes off, not entertaining suicidal thoughts, then maybe this is the perfect lunchbox for you. The fried rice and how it’s made… I […]

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Nov

12

Slapdash Mexican-Thai Steak Salad

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I just had to share this salad because I am pretty sure you will love it, and it’s one that you can easily prepare at home. Unlike some of the other food content on here, ingredients here accessible, maybe people who read this with a more sophisticated palette might look at this and go, wow […]

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Nov

07

Try this: Oxbone Soup

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Uhm, yea. I was really not humble about this Sandy Storm. It was only today that everything was working 100%, internet, power, heat, all that…You know I thought this was another Irene ordeal and was like, yea I’m sure something bad is going to happen. Oh boy bad things did happen. And now it’s freezing […]

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Oct

15

Restaurant Rec: Inakaya via iPhone

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There are several Robata restaurants in NY now but Inakaya happened to be quite close to where I run a lot of errands. I’m not good at explaining things without sounding robotic so if you want to know more about what Robatayaki is click on the word Robatayaki. Japanese business men love places like this, […]

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Oct

09

Hot Pot

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Fall food: something hot, satisfying and maybe even a little fatty. It’s true, I tend to eat more when the weather gets chillier. A smoker may wish his paranoia away, thinking, how nice would it be if I could smoke on and on and never worry about lung cancer. For fall I may have similar, […]

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Sep

24

Weeknight Carb Free: Toro Sashimi Salad

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Oh I tell you I try as best I can to keep my meals after 12 pm free of carbs. Lately it has proven to be very difficult, and you know how when the weather starts getting brisk you crave certain things, like cinnamon rolls at 5 pm…And a good handful of readers ask what […]

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Aug

24

Japanese ice cream cookies

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Here is just one very efficient way to serve a dessert, this is just your run of the mill ice cream cookie, but with chocolate biscuits and green tea ice cream. Japanese style. Serve with raspberries and sauce if you like.. And yes, they are bite sized, I assume this would be fun for kids..But […]

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Aug

09

One pot wonder: Green Curry

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This is probably one of my absolute favorite meals, and I know I use the word favorite a little too generously but really I’m kind of surprised as to why I haven’t shared this recipe yet. It’s thai food but don’t let that intimidate you, as it’s also one of the easiest things to make. […]

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Jul

25

Korean Tacos

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Okay so Korea and Mexico are different countries but one things for sure, we enjoy a similar style of serving food. A medley of meat and vegetables with some sauce wrapped up in thin shells. So the more technical term here is “GooJeolPan” which is a dish consisting of 9 different sauteed vegetables and crepe […]

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May

07

Sushi Ritual

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A Concise selection of sashimi, which will soon turn into sushi as soon as I get my hands on some rice. You will see this selection  (in variation of course, there are other pieces but for now I like to keep it curt) commonly served in sushi restaurants scattering Tsukiji markets in japan. At these […]

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Apr

02

Food for the King

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I am really glad that someone like David Chang has introduced Korean Cuisine to those who may not have been so familiar with it before. I am 100% sure all of you are familiar with Momufuku Ssam Bar and his other restaurants, and some very common things like Korean bbq, bibimbap, or even jap chae…So […]

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Feb

14

Valentine’s day dinner with Luxirare

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This post is for all my readers who are either getting over a painful breakup, recently divorced, or single. But you know Valentine’s day is just another excuse for couples to go out to dinner or drink (or both)… and why shouldn’t this apply to people who aren’t coupled up?? Valentine’s day is pretty open […]

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Sep

22

Korean Caviar

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Russians love their caviar and vodka, but Koreans love caviar and soju. I hate soju though. Anyway, super special delivery direct from Korea, some amazing korean caviar (spicy whitening roe). This small jar/package that houses about 30 sacs of roe is quite expensive and you can’t even get it in the US. Of course they […]

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Jan

01

Roka, London

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I had something fashion related ready but it’s taking me a bit longer than expected to finish (I’m almost done), so instead I am posting more restaurant related posts. It’s sad but I’m not really in the kitchen much anymore, but I’ll try to get back into it once I have more time… Roka is […]

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Dec

20

Yauatcha, London

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When I am in London one thing I look forward to is dinner at Yauatcha. Yauatcha is the restaurant that Alan Yau started along with Hakkasan (I have not been there, just Yauatcha) and Wagamama (a noodle joint in London with food coming out at faster than lightning speeds on communal tables). The dim …

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Jul

09

Saturday Dim Sum 9:45 am

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Last Saturday I had a strange post-hangover craving for Dim Sum, headed to Chinatown to my favorite restaurant (don’t know what it’s called because I just know where it is without really looking at the awning)…I rarely drink now so I get hungover and drunk very easily! The older I get the less I want […]

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Feb

04

Gỏi cuốn

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I won’t pretend I’m vietnamese or an expert at making their food but I might go bankrupt from spending 7$ everytime I want Vietnamese summer rolls at Whole foods so I decided I should learn how to make these myself. To my surprise these are deceptively hard to make! I think I ripped …

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