My gastronomic Saturday, feasting on my favorite Japanese and French delights! :D
Shredded Beef Brisket "Sliders"? I know, it sounds too good to be true, doesn't it?!
Why do we accept bad bread with good BBQ? Tradition?
Acme Bread Company's Rye Raisin Rabbit is our kind of bun!
Orange County's most expensive martini is $3,300
flore's vegan tofu benediction. a great vegan breakfast.
Sitting on the dock of the sea in Victoria, I ordered tuna and salmon tacones and mushy edamame from a restaurant housed in a recycled shipping container.
This is a very popular and historic wagashi mochi treat in Kyoto. It is simple; gyuhi mochi dusted in sparkles on a stick and filled with a sweet and salty white miso.
A taste of Filipino food and a little bit of nostalgia
luscious vegan tofu sandwich, served up by the vegan plate in los angeles. oh so tasty.
Cherry Tomato Baguette, for the end of summer.
Invited by a reader to a Ramadan night kebab in a neighborhood restaurant in Istanbul where we had every item on the menu.
"a super nomsworthy traditional sushi meal" as a tutorial for how to eat sushi the insider's way
Bacon Wrapped Cheese-filled Jalapeno, one of the many deep fried foods at the 2008 LA County Fair.
The condiment plate at Pizzeria Delfina has a sprig of dried oregano, red pepper flakes and grated Reggiano - what else could you possibly want?
Urban Picnic in a Box (UPBox). Someone please make these pretty, delicious lunches-to-go in US, more specifically West Coast, um...LA?
fried chicken from Piece of Chicken in New York. (Yes, it's really called Piece of Chicken!) :)
10 quintessential Vietnamese foods that everyone should taste.
Perfectly pink roast beef saddled up with horseradish and mushrooms are sandwiched by SF's Dennis Leary at The Sentinel.
Roots of aquatic plants (Nymphoides) served as a delicious Stir Fry! Yummy!
salted butter caramel gelato, and other things i tried during my first week in my new home: nice, france.
The famed po' boys at Domilise's are unforgettable. Here is a snapshot of an oyster and catfish po' boy, freshly fried for your eyes.
new trend: fancified soda fountain desserts like shakes, floats, and this Honey Lavender Ice Cream Sundae with Figs at Little Door [recipe]
Now that a vegan Philly Cheesesteak has been invented, I can die happy!
Fried eggs with potatoes, gypsy peppers, tomato salsa with grass fed skirt steak from Bar Jules.
Bucket of heirloom tomatoes from TomatoFest. TomatoFest is the premier heirloom tomato festival in the nation.
Thick-cut Yukon gold, sweet and purple potatoes on a last-gasp summer day.
Steamed asari clams, Japanese izakaya style.
Whole Strawberry Mochi from Mana Bu's in Honolulu. Fresh Kula strawberry, blanketed in sweet azuki bean paste, and wrapped in mochi. Yum!
Tong Thai Brasserie in NYC
Tender brinjals/eggplants stirfried with sambal (savoury chillies paste), a favourite side dish with Nasi Padang
Chilean completos: hot dogs topped with avocado, tomato, and mayo, for starters.
Pizza from Di Fara's in Brooklyn, NY. An expression of pizza happiness. Probably the best pizza of my life.