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JFK: Uncle Boons *

  What makes a restaurant good? Why do some get Michelin stars? 5 stars on NY Times? The length of the wait list? No matter what the metric, every accolade will result in fame, which drives traffic, and eventually, the price up. My friend Harry, a newly minted foodie that’s chasing all the stars, come […]

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NYC: Bassanova Ramen

Ramen is boring. I don’t understand the craze over oily broth. Tonkatsu, which is supposedly to be manly because of strong flavors, don’t entice me. I always respected its humble cousin, udon, much more for its simplicity and unique thick noodles. There are so many other great noodle dishes around the world. Just thinking of […]

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Stroudsburg, PA: Siamsa Irish Pub [Short]

Some trivia facts that I learn over the years – due to British occupancy of India, there had been exchange of cuisine between the two countries. For hundreds of years, curry was and is still is part of British cuisine. When Japan opened up during Meiji era, it was British via India that taught them […]