Category Archives: USA

Seattle: Shiro’s Sushi (Revisit)

I don’t usually do restaurant revisits: every revisit is a missed opportunity to try something new. But every time I fly to or from Seatac, I try to come here: because it’s that good. My favorite sushi restaurant in Vancouver … Continue reading

Seattle: Altura

Altura came to my attention when it was voted as one of the global selection on The World’s 50 Best Restaurant site and sit on the very top on Eater.com’s 38 Essential Seattle restaurants list. They even described a counter … Continue reading

Chicago: Al’s Italian Beef

It’s becoming my Chicago tradition. Every time I end my trip and headed for the airport, I must have Chicago’s flagship export: a dripping, juicy Italian Beef.

Chicago: Next

Next was one of those zany foodie destination you just have to visit in Chicago. It was also one of the toughest reservations to get in the country. Luckily I managed to score one…the things I do for this food … Continue reading

Chicago: Calumet Fisheries

We had some extra spare time in Chicago. We had a car. So we decided to take the scenic route, tour the south side, and stop by this Anthony Bourdain-recommended, take-out only outpost that specializes in smoked fish.

Chicago: Au Cheval

I’ve had many burgers in my lifetime – from fast food joints like In and Out and Shake Shack to top tiered Michelin stars rated establishments. This burger I had at Au Cheval was, by far, the best burger I’ve … Continue reading

Chicago: Alinea (***, #9)

Another memorable day in my life to remember: visiting the legendary Three Michelin Star Alinea.

Chicago: Fat Rice

It doesn’t have any Michelin stars nor did it made it to S. Pellegrino’s top 50 list, but it did made it to the top 38 restaurants in the entire USA published by Eater.com and one of the global selection … Continue reading

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