Exterior of International Culinary Center; breakfast spread
This is my second year attending to the New York Culinary Experience (NYCE) weekend and it’s an absolute pleasure to be surrounded with curious and avid food enthusiasts who are eager to learn something new or at least gain some insight or useful cooking/baking tips [...]
Osteria Morini’s exterior, Chef/Co-Owner Michael White & Hand Carving 30-month aged prosciutto di Parma
Prosciutto di Parma threw their 50th Anniversary party at Osteria Morini.
Magnum bottles of Fattoria Paradiso Sangiovese di Romagna 1993, Various cocktails, Pecorino Dolce and my plate of Prosciutto di Parma
Since this is [...]
Cherrywood Kitchen: Menu, Interior, and its namesake sangria with the housemade foccacia
Cherrywood Kitchen is a new restaurant that’s on Hudson Square or the far west part of SoHo on Spring Street. This restaurant has the potential to serve good food in a place that generally a food wasteland.
The space [...]
Blood orange poppy seed cake
I’ve always been a fan of Dominique Ansel Bakery ever since it been opened about two years ago. I adore his French pastries like the DKA and especially the cannele. Even his quasi recent release of the über, intensely decadent, fudgy chocolate flourless cookie that is the [...]
As of the past recent years, Greek yogurt is a food trend that can’t be ignored (at least in the U.S.). Beyond the healthy food trend, I adore Greek yogurt. It’s thick, creamy and subtly tart to make it interesting to eat alone – and it’s my daily weekday breakfast before I run out to [...]
Today was my first day (and first time) at the New York Culinary Experience at The International Culinary Center, co-hosted by New York Magazine was overall, simply amazing. Even though I had to get up at an ungodly hour on a Saturday morning to get dressed, caffeinated and hopefully manage to [...]
Signage outside, Inside the pastry display, and a rainbow of ‘Mini-Me’s
Pastry chef Dominique Ansel, a former alum of the internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud of six years opened his own bakery in SoHo. As a person who loves pastries, I made some time in my schedule to visit this bakery.
Inside the SoHo boutique
For the past three years or so, I’ve been a fan of the Chicago-based luxury chocolate brand, Vosges Haut Chocolat, under the ownership and the head chocolatier, Katrina Markoff. The main reason why I like Vosges is their bacon + chocolate collection, though everything else is fun to [...]
My friend and I visited Mariebelle in SoHo for a late afternoon cup of hot chocolate. It’s been a while since I’ve visited this boutique as there are so many different options as to where I can get my fill of chocolate – solid or liquid form – but I thought [...]