Baked, not fried, donuts from the new Beach City Baked Donuts in Redondo Beach, California
Three cups chicken: one part soy sauce, one part sesame oil, and one part rice wine. Simplicity at its best!
Kurobuta (Berkshire pork), coco blanc beans, bacon apple-ginger chutney at Busi-Tei in SF. The Kobe beef of pork.
"Youvetsi" baked lamb casserole with Orzo pasta at Greek Taverna in Montclair, NJ
Raw vegan Cordon Bleu and Carrot-Cranberry-Risotto with Pistachio-Kombucha-Sauce by gourmet vegan chef Patricia Ganswind.
garlic & herb individual escargot. So damn cute you just wanna slurp it up!
Deconstruction of a Bloody Mary at LudoBites in Los Angeles
Peanut butter ice-cream at Bastille in Seattle
One of San Francisco's swankiest restaurants celebrates its fifth anniversary with a birthday tasting menu. Ahi tartare, anyone?
Pork and foie gras terrine with topped with maple gelée, arugula and pickled ramps.
Golden Salmon Toro from Tsuki... Masago, jalapeno, and tomato maki topped w/ Beni toro, sliced almond, a golden flake, & drizzled w/ asparagus sauce
Wake up on Sundays to decadent lobster salad and other luxurious dishes at the new Village Pub brunch.
Lesser known Vietnamese noodle soup: Canh Bun from Quan Bun Ban Mai, Westminster
A house made hot dog with kimchi and chicharrones make up Ryan Farr's Dogzilla!
The fish caught in this trap, in the rural area outside Utsunomia, were easily the best meal I was served in all of Japan.
Chicken satay. Simple, traditional, delicious.
The sambal chilli prawn was not spicy enough, but I like it!
Pato Braseado @ Tapeo – Roasted Duckling with Berry Sauce
I used to avoid raw food, until I tried the life-changing raw chocolate fudge brownie from Chaco Canyon in Seattle.
Egg, Bacon, Yukon gold Potato & Bermuda Onion Pizza at Pizzeria Mozza
Crispy pork belly with kimchi and fruits.
Buta soki - Japanese stewed pork ribs, supremely tender and flavorful
Pistachio, ube and mango gelato from Cara Mia gelateria in Manila
It was essentially fresh banana fruit in the middle of the crispy chocolate roll.
Yet another blip on the frozen yogurt frontier, Swirls Frozen Yogurt (and how to test a relationship)
The famous babi guling in Ibu Oka, Bali
Black pepper crab - gorgeously spicy!
Wagyu beef sliders at SF's Nob Hill Grille
Mini pan of Spanish seafood paella - great idea for an appetizer or hors d'ouevre.
A beautiful combination of tastes and textures: buffalo mozzarella, white Spanish anchovies rocket pesto.
Picarones. Traditional Peruvian warm pumpkin and sweet potato fritters with spiced Chancaca honey at La Mar in San Francisco.
Horiatiki Salad at Greek Taverna in Edgewater, NJ
I’ll never forget, the sticky-almost-porridge texture, the essence of the ingredient fully absorbed and coated in every grain of the alluring aborio rice