A few nights ago, I had the honor to be invited to Four Seasons‘ cocktail party launching their newest website Taste. Taste is essentially their platform to engage and inspire food connoisseurs like us with the luxurious hotel chain’s chefs and sommeliers’ of their recipes and inspirations.
Interior, upstairs and table setting
Pampano is a contemporary Mexican restaurant found in Midtown East. The decor and the menu vaguely reminds me of my recent press trip to Los Cabos, Mexico – and the food primarily focused on seafood.
Entering this restaurant on a humid, drizzling evening, we’re greeted by two [...]
Inside Neuhaus’ Madison Avenue boutique; Chocolate molded teddy bear (part of their antique exhibit wall)
Neuhaus is an international luxury chocolate brand that’s established since 1857 by Jean Neuhaus in Brussels, Belgian.
This Madison Avenue boutique is the largest of all of their New York City boutiques and is their experience store, [...]
At Rue La La’s Tasting Dinner with Chef Josh Capon (top left); kicking off with Stoli Vodka based-drinks and TY KU Sakes
Last night, I attended Rue La La New York City’s tasting dinner by Executive Chef Josh Capon of Lure Fishbar at The Kitchen (this event was $95 per person). I’m [...]
Sign at the front and Interior, graffiti wall
You, my dear readers, may or may not know about my love for Cambodian-influenced sandwiches (called num pang). It all started way back in 2007 when I ate from the (sadly) closed Lower East Side restaurant Kampuchea. Coincidentally enough, one of the chefs of [...]
Taïm is my favorite and often mentioned falaferie in NYC and have been eating there for years off-the-record (as in not photographed/blogged). Something’s in those crispy orbs of ground chickpeas are magical (possibly crack?); it’s not dense nor greasy. Their smoothies lean on the unusual side when it comes to flavors (for me, it’s a [...]
Pre-dinner non-alcoholic drink
A friend of mine, Michael wanted to dine at 1* Michelin restaurants as of recent. Of that list, the one we mutually wanted to go for dinner was Convivio. Making reservations relatively last minute, I cannot get prime reservations (say 7 or 8 PM) on a Friday night and [...]
At the counter & Interior/stairway
Yesterday, Midtown Lunch held the 4food preview event, and lucky for me, I gotten a sneak preview of one of probably the most talked about fast food chain as of the past week.
Initially, I heard of it from my friend Andrew who almost obsessively talked [...]