A Fish Taco and Ceviche at Los Mariscos 1

With the essence of the crispiest pork still lingering on our palates, we arrive to the end of a Chelsea Market corridor to what feels like a noisy open-aired taqueria next to some seafood market somewhere on the coast. It’s the surfer-chick sister restaurant of Los Tacos No. 1. A few sandy-looking picnic tables, a…

An Adobada Taco at Los Tacos No 1.

The sheer volume of options is what struck me most on this past trip back Stateside exactly one month ago. “I’ll have whatever I want, whenever I want, however I want” is a concept that takes some time getting used to when you’ve grown distant from it. And after an entire uninterrupted year of “croissant…

Nonna Treatment at Numero 28

A few weeks ago I found myself on a train to New York, with no concrete plans other than to stroll lazily around in the brutal summer heat of the city with my oldest childhood friend and her boyfriend, who were visiting the States for the first time. Fortunately, they had checked off the Empire State Building,…

Katz’s Pastrami on Rye

The restaurant scene of NYC has intimidated me since the first lonely Fung Wah day-trip I took there back in high school. Overstimulated by noises and overwhelmed by options, I couldn’t imagine how even residents could reach a decision on where to go and what to eat in a city that seems to have everything for everyone…

A Birthday Package from Momofuku Milk Bar

I realized a few hours ago that I never actually wrote the article about the wonderful package of Momofuku Milk Bar goodies I received from my boyfriend / frequent dining companion for my birthday (in February) this year, so the following article is a tad belated. Momofuku Milk Bar is a bakery and dessert shop…