Articles posted in ‘Fusion or Mixed’


Thursday, July 19, 2007

I went to a networking Lunch at Opia yesterday. When work pays for food, I shouldn’t complain but my duty is to tell the world where to eat.
It was a pre-fixed package that started with a Ceaser salad. I didn’t eat it so I won’t comment. Then we had a choice between 3 main courses. […]


Friday, July 6, 2007

I little while back I talked about the woes in finding a good lunch by my office. It hasn’t gotten much better but it’s a step up. I’ve been eating at Variety Cafe. Variety Cafe It’s one of those big places where you pay by weight. It’s decent stuff for $6.49 per pound: shrimp, fresh […]

Candle Cafe

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Last night, we had dinner with Emily (a vegetarian) at Candle Cafe, Candle Cafe a casual vegetarian restaurant with a fine dining sister restaurant called Candle 79.
We started with the Meze Platter, which was delicious! The three of us wolfed down the baba ganoush, tabouli, and hummus which came with an amazing bread. It was […]

California Pizza Kitchen

Friday, May 18, 2007

There are few better locations for a moderate-level chain to open than in Upper Murray Hill. So when the folks over at California Pizza Kitchen decided to open a huge restaurant on Park Avenue South and 30th Street, they made a wise choice. The location is filled with various companies ranging from small […]


Monday, September 18, 2006

Sat night was my fourth visit to Tabla spread over a 6 year time span. Each time, I’ve been less and less impressed with my meal, the first visit being superb and the last one being just ok and certainly not worth the prices.
The service is still fantastic. I did enjoy my seared […]


Wednesday, July 26, 2006

I took Lon to Japonais on Monday night as half of his birthday present. The theme was Japanese cuisine so the other half was a yanagi-ba, sashimi knife.
Only 5 nights after their opening, the wait staff was still nervous and looking to their superiors for instructions. The space had obviously been well […]


Thursday, May 4, 2006

Aja is a nice looking place with nice bathrooms….lots of wood and stone, dimly lit, with a bar on the side and a sushi bar in front. The menu is very extensive, covering Japanese, Thai, and Chinese cuisines.
We decided to get a soup, a salad, and 2 appetizers, and 1 entree to share. […]

En Japanese Brasserie

Saturday, March 11, 2006

A beautifully designed space just might not be a good thing all of the time. At EN Japanese Brasserie The high ceiling, open kitchen, comforting earthy colors and textures, complete with servers in Japanese garb set up an expectation for me that just was not met.
We took suggestions from articles/reviews and […]