Category Archives: Food n’ Grog

Big Apple Food Adventures: Cosme

Cosme has caused a big buzz, apparently. I can see why: sleek, chick setting, and a modern interpretation of Mexican food. In Sydney, Australia, while some nicer Mexican restaurants have opened up in the last years, it’s certainly not fine … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Momofuku Milk Bar

So, the main reason I wanted to try Momofuku Milk Bar is that I wanted to see how my homemade version of their Crack Pie stacked up to the real thing… I mean, I know I’m supposed to try the … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Luke’s Lobster

A colleague mentioned a few times that a lobster roll is a must in NYC and that Luke’s Lobster Rolls are her choice. I kind of remember the last time I was in NYC having a lobster roll… but that … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Del Posto

    Where do I start with Del Posto? We first came here on our last trip to NYC. I’d heard about the incredible lunch deal. This is top-notch dining, but if you go for lunch, the price really drops! I … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Barn Joo 35

Most people who I told that we were staying in Koreatown for a few nights in NYC didn’t know where it is. Well, I’ll tell you. Right below the Empire State Building. On W 32nd between 5th and 6th is … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Tsurutontan Udon Noodle Brasserie

I’ve wanted to go to this restaurant ever since I read this review in the New York Times. Sounded very, very intriguing. It’s the first of the chain outside of Japan. I love noodles. What’s not to like? I didn’t … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Prune, East Village

Prune seems to be a bit of an institution in the East Village, serving up Modern American cuisine. It’s tiny and packed; it reminds me of bistros in Paris, and similarly, some of the tables are so close together, you … Continue reading

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Big Apple Food Adventures: Momofuku Ssäm Bar

There are so many Momofukus these days, I can’t quite keep track of them all. I’d meant to plan coming to at least one of them while in NYC, but hadn’t gotten around to it. I was killing time before … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Maya da Dhaba, Surry Hills

This place is an institution, y’all. It’s been in Sydney as long as I can remember, and it’s also an empire, as there is Maya Tandoori and Maya Vegetarian across the street. I think it has the cheapest wine in … Continue reading

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Sydney Food Diary: Baba Laksa House, CBD

I love that this little place, in the style of a Hawker stall, is located inside the Grace Hotel, serving up delicious Malaysian food. A colleague, who was born in Indonesia and lived many years in Singapore (thus establishing his … Continue reading

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