[Bite-sized News] The Korean Art of Chicken-Frying

Apologies for the radio silence! Just got back from Hong Kong (with a TON of blogworthy material. And excess weight) and work’s been keeping my nose to the grindstone. I promise to have something on this space by the weekend. In the meantime, click here for a great article by Julia Moskin of The New York … Continue reading

[Manhattan] Five Points

Of course we couldn’t pass up a chance for brunch in the SoHo district whilst we were in Manhattan. After whittling down our options, we settled on Five Points. When we got there one Sunday morning the place was absolutely brimming with people. Even with a reservation secured by one of our brunch party (restaurant-savvy New … Continue reading

[Manhattan] Russ & Daughters

Perhaps I’m generalizing, but you just know that a place that’s been in business since 1914 has to be good. With so many restaurants to visit in NYC and so little time, we weren’t able to make visiting Russ & Daughters a priority on our trip there in February. Reasons being: 1. It wasn’t a restaurant but … Continue reading

[Manhattan] The Halal Guys

The great thing about living in a multicultural city is that you’ve been exposed to a variety of cuisines, so even when you’re travelling it’s rare to encounter a flavour that’s completely foreign to your palate. Assuming, of course, that you’re a moderately adventurous eater and not one of those sad souls who haven’t eaten … Continue reading

[Manhattan] Shake Shack

Whether or not you’ve visited NYC, the city is alluring for a number of reasons – the bright lights, the Empire State Building, Central Park, 30 Rock, Gossip Girl, the burgeoning arts scene in Williamsburg, hipster brunches in SOHO, the city’s unabashed endorsement of the green-juice-guzzling/bikram-yoga-practising yuppie lifestyle… They’re all lovely, and I sound like … Continue reading