Category Archives: travels

tres | lilly’s taqueria, santa barbara

Asada – Adobada – Lengua

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starters | stonehill tavern, dana point

Canapés Shellfish My brother recently bought his first (way beyond starter) home in San Clemente, so I’ve been trekking down to South Orange County a lot more these days.  When he received the keys, we celebrated at Michael Mina’s Stonehill … Continue reading

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gusto | eataly, nyc

I had to make a few visits to Eataly while in NYC.  I mean, I just couldn’t help myself.

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tuna auction | tsukiji fish market, tokyo, japan

Oh, I’m not done yet!  I still have a ton of pics from summer travels, so I’m going to keep posting as I go through my files (slowly but surely, I know).  One of the “must see” attractions at the … Continue reading

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cruisin’ | governors island, nyc

Last Sunday, had a blast cruisin’ around Governors Island with my cousin & buds.

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tasting menu | torrisi italian specialties, nyc

Warm, freshly made mozzarella in DaVero olive oil Sweet corn fritelle, lime Grilled rice ball, baccala  Raw braciola Linguini & clams, tobasco Island duck maraschino Atlantic fluke francese Dessert of ricotta cannoli, peppermint truffles, tri-color, celery cookie, apricot cucidati Got … Continue reading

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chicken sando | the nomad, nyc

Roast chicken sandwich at The NoMad Restaurant After a super fun (and super late!) night out with T, Mia and my favorite east coast cousins, Christine, Ed & Tony, all I wanted to do was stay in my PJs all … Continue reading

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curry & coffee | efish, kyoto, japan

Three-slice BLT sando stack Bean & okra curry rice Post-meal coffee A pre-temple tour lunch at efish, a cool cafe located right on the Kamo River in Kyoto.  

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strollin’ | ueno park, tokyo, japan

One Sunday afternoon in Tokyo, I stumbled upon Ueno Park in Taito-ku and ended up having the most amusingly delightful day, frolicking about and playing spectator to all the characters and sights sprinkled throughout the spacious public park.  There was … Continue reading

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anago | tamai, nihonbashi, tokyo

Anago set at Tamai in Nihonbashi, Tokyo.  Anago is saltwater eel, which is fluffier and more tender than unagi (freshwater eel).  What a treat!  Mmm…

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