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Momofuku Ssäm Bar, NYC

Momofuku Ssäm Chef / Owner: David Chang Cuisine: Asian Fusion Neighborhood: East Village Price: $200 for the Bo Ssäm for your entire party (6-10 people) Phone: (212) 254-3500 Address: 207 2nd Ave, NYC 10003 Advertisements

Kālua Pork

Our buddy James cooks up an awesome Hawaiian BBQ dinner (inspired by ryan + gma).  Every time he announces he is making his (now) famous Kālua pork, I head over the his apartment with extra Tupperware to pack up any scrumptious leftovers for lunch the next day! Kālua, which means “to cook in an underground … Continue reading

Blue Hill, NYC

Blue Hill Chef: Dan Barber Cuisine: American Nouveau Price: Appetizers $15-20, Mains $30-40, tasting menu also available Phone: 212-539-1776 Address: 75 Washington Place, NY, NY 10011 Hours: Mon-Sat 5pm – 11pm, Sun 5pm-10pm I already wrote extensively about Dan Barber’s Blue Hill at Stone Barns, so I will not repeat myself here. The New York … Continue reading

Blue Hill at Stone Barns, NY

Blue Hill at Stone Barns Chef: Dan Barber Cuisine: American, Farmer’s Feast! Price: 12 courses $208; 8 courses $148; 5 courses $108; 4 courses (Sundays only) $88 Phone: 914-366-9600 Address: 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, NY 10591 Hours: Wed-Sat 5pm – 10pm; Sun1pm-10pm Jen’s and my restaurant wish list is realistically never-ending and constantly changing. … Continue reading

Spicy Meat Sauce

Natalya and I attended the Meatball Master Class at the De Gustibus Cooking School which was taught by Daniel Holzman of the The Meatball Shop.  The Spicy Pork Meatballs are top sellers at The Meatball Shop and they are made even more delicious served with a hearty and spicy meat sauce.  We have been making these … Continue reading

Spicy Pork Meatballs

Natalya and I attended the Meatball Master Class at the De Gustibus Cooking School which was taught by Daniel Holzman of the The Meatball Shop.  These Spicy Pork Meatballs are top sellers at The Meatball Shop; how can anyone resist these amazingly juicy meatballs packed with heat?  The secret ingredients that really make these meatballs … Continue reading

Tomi Sushi, CA

Tomi Sushi Restaurant 4336 Moorpark Ave San Jose, CA 95129-2030 (408) 257-4722 ‎ http://www.tomisushi.us Cuisine: Japanese Price: $15-$30 person This sushi restaurant is quite popular, and I recommend making reservations beforehand as the wait may be long and there is not a whole lot of space to stand and wait. My boyfriend and I came here … Continue reading

Kung Hei Fat Choy!

Happy Chinese New Year everyone!  Happy Year of the Dragon — may it be prosperous for all! Just wanted to compile all my Chinese recipes I’ve posted so far (updating my 2011 Rabbit post actually) … and I realize *still* I have been seriously slacking in that department.  I need to get back in touch … Continue reading

Char Siu Baby Back Ribs

Char Siu translated to “fork burn/roast,” which is a literal description of the Chinese traditional method of cooking pork: long strips of seasoned pork are skewered with long forks and placed in a covered oven or a fire.  The term is typically used to refer to Chinese-flavored barbequed meat, and one can usually see hanging … Continue reading

Chinese Mabo Tofu

Mabo Tofu (or Mapo Doufu) is a popular Chinese dish that originated from the Szechuan province.  The dish consists of tofu set in a spicy chili and bean-based sauce that is mixed with minced meat, usually pork or beef.  The original Szechuan recipe is made to be powerfully spicy, although in America, the dish’s heat … Continue reading