Articles posted in ‘Asian’

Momofuku Ssam Bar & Milkbar

Monday, January 18, 2010

Some say Momofuku is way way over priced. Some swear that Momofuku is the best restaurant they went to in 2009. I’ve heard lengthy debates on both sides. I’m not one to get excited over the hype, but I finally gave in to going to
Momofuku Ssam Bar 207 Second Avenue, New […]

Arirang

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Arirang 32 West 32nd Street, New York, NY 10001, a third floor Korean noodle restaurant, was hard to find (no signage on the first floor). The servers smile more than the standard K-town staff, and things started out decently well with some complimentary kimchee, kimchee radish, and barley tea. The seafood pancake […]

Pocha 32

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Our friend Eddie introduced us to
Pocha 32 15 West 32nd Street, New York, NY 10001 where the theme is Korean street food. The tables are made out of emptied oil barrels. The netted ceilings have bottle caps hanging from them.  The walls are lined with photos that customers took in the […]

Andy’s Seafood & Grill

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Andy’s Seafood & Grill 95-26 Queens Boulevard, Rego Park, NY 11374 is kind of a mish-mosh of Taiwanese, Cantonese, Szechuan, and Shanghainese so it’s no surprise that some dishes rocked, while some dishes fell short. Still, in Rego Park, right on Queens Boulevard, close to subway access, there’s not all that much […]

Dim Sum Go Go

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

I’ve passed by
Dim Sum Go Go 5 East Broadway, New York, NY 10038 countless times, assuming it was just another cookie cutter Chinese restaurant of Chinatown. I also don’t eat much in Chinatown these days, preferring the far away land of Flushing where everything is just a few notches better. I […]

Taste Good Malaysian Cuisine

Saturday, October 17, 2009

***Update: Ownership has changed and food has gone way downhill***

Taste Good Malaysian Cuisine 8218 45th Avenue, Elmhurst, NY 11373 is a rather shabby looking place. They serve on plastic dishware and give you water in Styrofoam cups. The smell of incense (which we hate) competes with a bit of fishiness. Despite all […]

Yank Sing

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Yank Sing 101 Spear Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 was a mind blowing experience for us. Good Chinese food with good service just doesn’t happen in New York. It’s something I’m not accustomed to, and for the first few minutes, it was awkward. They had my reservation and seated us promptly, handing […]

Goodbye LA, for now…

Thursday, September 10, 2009

We packed as much eating as we could into our short 2 1/2 days in L.A., but missed out on the Kogi Truck. They weren’t running the exact days we were there because it was Labor Day weekend. How the Kogi Truck and The Krave Truck compare, the world may never know…(Do you remember the […]

More Little Saigon

Monday, September 7, 2009

Don’t miss the beginning of this story at Quan Hy, click here.
After a very satisfying lunch at Quan Hy, we went to the market in the same plaza. It was like a Vietnamese Costco, with huge containers of sauces, spring roll wrappers, and food service containers. We spotted six different types of bananas.  Does anyone […]

Little Saigon: Quan Hy

Sunday, September 6, 2009

I was in Los Angeles about 6 years ago on a short business trip. Time was tight and most of my meals were on the go, eating in transport. I do remember getting one good meal though, a lunch in Little Saigon. I don’t remember the name of the restaurant but I do remember that […]