Monthly Archives: June 2012

Morimoto: Iron Chef’s Restaurant in New York

Morimoto is a very famous Iron Chef from Iron Chef (Japan) and Iron Chef America. He has opened up various restaurant all across the world. When I was in New York visiting Chelsea Market, I knew I had to come [...]

June 30, 2012 Chelsea, Japanese, Late Night, Rating

Thai House Kitsilano: Appe-THAIzing Dining Package Review

Foodology Disclaimer: approached me to try out their “Appe-THAIzing Dining Package”  and write a review about it. I got a complimentary dining package and brought along NewsBoy. DesignGirl is on her travels again so PineappleBun (me) gladly stepped in [...]

June 29, 2012 Fairview, Four Beakers, Thai

Magnolia Bakery: A Taste of Sex in the City in New York

If you have ever watched Sex in the City, you will know about this famous bakery. CanuckGirl and I were just walking around Rockefeller Center and suddenly just saw the bakery and immediately lined up. Since this isn’t the original location, it [...]

June 29, 2012 Bakery, Midtown West, Three Beakers

Ippudo: Ramen in New York with Huge Lines

Ippudo NY is the first overseas branch of the famous Japanese ramen chain. It was open in 2008. Ippudo was founded by Shigemi Kawahara in 1985 in the Daimyo District of Chuo Ward, in Fukuoka City. By the time Ippudo [...]

June 28, 2012 East Village, Four Beakers, Japanese, Ramen

Carnegie Deli: Huge Expensive Reuben in New York

Carnegie Deli was founded in 1937 and has attracted visitors from all over the world. Even notable celebrities have visited here. They have a few locations in other parts of the States as well. They are best known for their [...]

June 27, 2012 Midtown West, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Wafels and Dinges: Throwdown Wafel by Bobby Flay in New York

Wafels and Dinges has been featured on Eat St. and even Throwdown with Bobby Flay. I was at Columbus Square and this cart caught my eye. I saw them a few months ago being featured on Food Network and I [...]

June 26, 2012 Dessert, Food Carts, Four Beakers, New York, Streetcart

Chipotle Mexican Grill: Late Night Eats in New York

Chipotle Mexican Grill is awesome Mexican Fast Food in America. Since there were a few locations in New York, CanuckGirl and I decided to go have a cheap dinner during our first night in New York. There aren’t any locations [...]

June 25, 2012 Fast Food, Financial District, Four Beakers

The Original Soup Man: No Soup For You in New York

If you watched Seinfeld many years ago, you will know about the Soup Nazi. This is the place where the character Soup Nazi is based from. They are known to have some really good soup. They have locations all around [...]

June 24, 2012 Midtown East, Three Beakers

Momofuku Milk Bar: Crack Pie in New York

When visiting New York City, we knew we had to try the Momofuku Milk Bar. People around the world rave about their amazing desserts. I’ve never heard of a milk bar before, so this would be a fun-filled adventure to [...]

June 23, 2012 Bakery, Dessert, East Village, Four Beakers

Kaza Maza: Syrian Cuisine in Montreal, QC

We met up with BraisedandConfused when I was in Montreal for a few days. She suggested we have dinner at Kaza Maza as they have stellar Syrian food. I’ve never had Syrian food, so it was definitely an adventure. They [...]

June 22, 2012 Four Beakers, Plateau Mont-Royal, Syrian

Suika Snackbar: Suika Punch Dining Package Review

Foodology Disclaimer: approached me to try out their “Suika Punch” dining package and write a review about it. I got a complementary dining package for myself and I brought along M and CandiedZen to keep the review as unbiased [...]

June 21, 2012 Fairview, Izakaya, Japanese, Three Beakers

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop: Twist Cone with Sprinkles in New York

When visiting New York, I knew I had to go try te Big Gay Ice Cream Shop. I saw it on Food Network a few months ago and I had to see what all the buzz was about. It was [...]

June 21, 2012 Dessert, East Village, Three Beakers

Casa Romero: Mexican Cuisine in Boston, MA

On our first night in Boston, we decided to go to Casa Romero in the Back Bay area. We heard they had some great authentic Mexican food. It took us a while to find this place because it was hidden [...]

June 20, 2012 Back Bay, Mexican, Three Beakers

Mike’s Pastry: Holy Cannoli in Boston, MA

Mike’s Pastry is very famous and popular amongst tourists. I’m not exactly sure why it’s so famous, but there were tons of people lining up to get a taste of their pastries. CanuckGirl and I decided to come here for [...]

June 19, 2012 Bakery, Italian, North End, Three Beakers

Parish Cafe: Sandwiches by Famous Local Chefs in Boston, MA

CanuckGirl and I were looking for a place close to our hotel for dinner. After surfing on Urbanspoon, we decided to go to Parish Cafe. It was created by Gordon Wilcox and he had a simple concept. He approached all [...]

June 18, 2012 American, Back Bay, Sandwich, Three Beakers

Neptune Oysters: A Must Visit For Seafood in Boston, MA

Neptune Oysters is the place to go for Oysters and seafood when you are visiting Boston. Usually tourists go to the Union Oyster House for seafood, as it is the oldest restaurant in America. We chose Neptune Oyster House because [...]

June 17, 2012 Four Beakers, North End, Sandwich, Seafood

Regina Pizzeria: Boston’s Brick Oven Pizza

Regina Pizzaria is Boston’s original brick oven pizza. It’s been around in 1926, so they have a long history of serving delicious pizza. Of all their locations, I think this is one of their better ones. I guess you can’t [...]

June 16, 2012 Four Beakers, Italian, North End

Richmond Night Market 2012: Bakudanyaki, Le Tigre, Icy Bar + More

The Richmond Night Market is back! You may be confused why there are 2 night markets in Richmond, I am also confused but I heard there was a feud of some sort. After a four-year hiatus, Raymond Cheung, the founder [...]

June 15, 2012 Chinese, Event, Japanese, Korean, Richmond