Tickets: Entrance; Busy rush at the door; Menu & tweezers
I admit I was one of those people who was completely taken by Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations episode when he and José Andrés dined at Tickets. The restaurant doesn’t look like it’s taking itself too seriously but serving seriously good food.
Exterior of Quimet y Quimet (with people waiting) and inside the small bar
Quimet y Quimet is one of the most popular tapas bar in Barcelona. I’ve read about how great it is across all different publications from glossy print magazines, blogs, to my Instagram followers who reminded me the night before [...]
The restaurant; Inside one of their display cases; Menu
If you’ve followed my Twitter feed, I went to Barcelona, Spain with a few friends last week. I would delve how amazing this pork (and seafood) loving city is but that would be a future post. We stayed at an apartment in the [...]
Plan B signage and interior
Plan B restaurant is an eccentric, tongue-in-cheek kind of tapas restaurant that sticks out from other tapas restaurants. Some menu items are familiar but have a certain twist the makes it different (like their take on a Cubano sandwich) and some are offal cuts that not many [...]
The evening of the epic chocolate tour and pastry tasting, HC and I had early dinner reservations to Fogón. My dining plans in Paris were essentially trying to get a taste of everything and I hoped to get my lips around some good, creative Spanish food. Granted, we’re not in Barcelona [...]
Last week I met up with a friend who’s visiting New York City for a couple of days and we arranged to meet up for dinner for the sake of catching up. Talking a bit about where either of us wanted to go, we settled down for El Quinto Pino.
Entering this tiny, bar and [...]
Taken place on September 4, 2009.
Around the second week when Ruskie is in town, we arranged to have lunch at Casa Mono. Both of us went there before but we’d agree that it would be nice to visit there again since it’s been a while and we did like their food (in our disparate [...]
[Here's my long overdue post on my birthday dinner at Kuma Inn that's taken place on November 7th.]
Kuma Inn’s Entrance and Interior
After having [cref my-birthday-celebration-part-1-cakes-drinks-and-fried-hot-dogs a cocktail at PDT], we (as in Helen, Giulia, Seungmi, and I) all walked down south to the Lower East Side for Asian tapas at Kuma [...]
I finally ate here
For several years, I’ve been dying to go to Casa Mono just because I read about their tasty tapas in a publication (I think it was The New York Times?) that extolled the food. Also hearing it from several foodies helps build my excitement to eat there as well. But [...]