Sushi Ten Omakase: A heavenly experience in Tokyo

Ever since watching Jiro Dreams of Sushi, I’ve been wanting a similar experience – a full sushi omakase where the sushi chef meticulously creates each dish and presents it to you. And while you can find great sushi in San Francisco, it’s still better in Tokyo. Unfortunately, most of the fine sushi dining is limited …

The French Laundry

Andrew took me to the most amazing meal at the French Laundry this weekend in Yountville. It was an incredible 9+ courses that lasted over three hours. As the only restaurant with 3 Michelin stars in the Bay Area, Thomas Keller’s restaurant is in high demand, hence my frantic dialing two months ago with two …

Spice Market (NYC)

Final post about dining in NYC…If you’re in the Meatpacking District, don’t go to Spice Market. Or if you do go, just get drinks and appetizers and skip the entrees and desserts. It was our final night of the trip and we didn’t have a dinner reservation. After walking along The High Line and browsing …

Locanda Verde in NYC

Locanda Verde in TriBeCa came highly recommended from my friend Jack, a former Manhattanite. So when my friend Marie suggested we meet her there for brunch, it seemed like the fates were conspiring to get us there. I liked the atmosphere of Locanda Verde instantly with its warm and inviting wood decor. I was even …

Jean-Georges NYC

Over Memorial Day weekend, Andrew and I ate our way through Manhattan, starting with the Jean-Georges, the famed 3-star Michelin restaurant. Since all our nights were already booked with Broadway shows, we could only fit in a quick lunch here. We had a wonderful 3-course meal and the French food was excellent. Some of the …

Mozaic Restaurant

Mozaic Restaurant is one of the top 100 eating experiences in the world according to Times. Chef Chris Salan is a genius! The flavors were amazing and unique. For more photos from our Bali trip, click here.