review: from the dragon’s perch…

Steamed Garoupa Fillet with Morels Lung King Heen, Hong Kong Pleased to let me arrange our entire eating itinerary, my friend Mr. RBI flew all the way from the U.S. just to eat with me during my first three days of my trip to Hong Kong. It was his first time in Asia. Being a […]

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review: from the dragon’s perch…

Steamed Garoupa Fillet with Morels Lung King Heen, Hong Kong Pleased to let me arrange our entire eating itinerary, my friend Mr. RBI flew all the way from the U.S. just to eat with me during my first three days of my trip to Hong Kong. It was his first time in Asia. Being a […]

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review: l’art pour l’art…

Black Bean Tofu Bar Charlie, Las Vegas, Nevada Charlie Trotter may have been one of the first big named chefs to arrive on the Las Vegas scene.  He had a restaurant in the MGM Grand years ago. Supposedly, the food was great.  So great, in fact, that it kept the big whales away from the […]

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review: l’art pour l’art…

Black Bean Tofu Bar Charlie, Las Vegas, Nevada Charlie Trotter may have been one of the first big named chefs to arrive on the Las Vegas scene.  He had a restaurant in the MGM Grand years ago. Supposedly, the food was great.  So great, in fact, that it kept the big whales away from the […]

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review: pasta primacy…

Though we feasted for five hours at ubuntu, my buddy Aaron and I decided to keep our 9:30 p.m. dinner reservation. Chef Michael Tusk first appeared on my radar six years ago when he opened Quince. Since, the restaurant has quickly climbed the ladder of culinary esteem in San Francisco and beyond, its local cult […]

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review: pasta primacy…

Though we feasted for five hours at ubuntu, my buddy Aaron and I decided to keep our 9:30 p.m. dinner reservation. Chef Michael Tusk first appeared on my radar six years ago when he opened Quince. Since, the restaurant has quickly climbed the ladder of culinary esteem in San Francisco and beyond, its local cult […]

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review: underwater kaleidoscope…

The John Dory New York, New York If I were to have twittered about my dinner at The John Dory in early May, I would have allotted my 140 letters thusly: “Top product. Pricey. Bold. Pricey. Italy-on-Thames meets aquatic Antique Roadshow. Pricey. Easy service. Pricey. Great music. Pricey. Neon.” Due to “storms in the New […]

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review: underwater kaleidoscope…

The John Dory New York, New York If I were to have twittered about my dinner at The John Dory in early May, I would have allotted my 140 letters thusly: “Top product. Pricey. Bold. Pricey. Italy-on-Thames meets aquatic Antique Roadshow. Pricey. Easy service. Pricey. Great music. Pricey. Neon.” Due to “storms in the New […]

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review: stuck between mouse ears and thrill rides…

Porcini Mushroom Pappardelle Primo, Orlando, Florida What’s in Orlando? I’m stuck – car-less – at a conference on the (in)famous International Drive – the ark of chain restaurants: two of each kind. Where. To. Eat? Managing to escape for a couple of meals on my own, I took refuge at the Grand Lakes Resort. It’s […]

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review: stuck between mouse ears and thrill rides…

Porcini Mushroom Pappardelle Primo, Orlando, Florida What’s in Orlando? I’m stuck – car-less – at a conference on the (in)famous International Drive – the ark of chain restaurants: two of each kind. Where. To. Eat? Managing to escape for a couple of meals on my own, I took refuge at the Grand Lakes Resort. It’s […]

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