Brunch is a huge part of the dining culture in New York, therefore there is no shortage of brunch places in New York. It actually can get quite overwhelming trying to decide where to brunch every weekend. As a food lover and fatty at heart, I tried to do new brunch places every couple of weeks. Brunch in New York is not only pancakes and Eggs Benedict, there are many regional inspired brunch that will satisfy any cravings you may have. Continue reading
Tim Ho Wan (Chinese: 添好運) is a michelin star dim sum restaurant from Hong Kong that just recently opened its first US brand in East Village in New York City. For those who don’t know what dim sum is, it’s basically Chinese tapas. Continue reading
As I mentioned in my previous post, there are so many things to do in Manhattan during the holiday season. One of my favorite would be this really cute Christmas pop up bar called Miracle on 9th Street. Continue reading
Whenever I mentioned to people that I don’t like sushi, 99% of the time the reaction I got was “WHAT?? How can you not like Sushi?? it’s so good!”. Now looking back, I think there were two main reasons why I never liked sushi that much: Continue reading
Over the weekend I hopped over to Toronto to explore the city and eat my way around this place. I took the earliest flight (7:30am) out of Newark and was able to get to my Toronto hotel around 9:30am. Having arrived so early and unable to check into my room, I decided to take a stroll to the famous St. Lawrence Market in downtown Toronto. Continue reading
Curious on how to visit the Bamboo Forest in Kyoto? This guide tells you everything you need for your bamboo forest visit and other things to do in Arashiyama!
The Arashiyama bamboo grove near Kyoto has always been on my bucket list. Unfortunately I had missed the opportunity to visit the bamboo forest the last time I was in Kyoto, so I made extra effort to visit the Arashiyama bamboo grove this time around. While doing my research on visiting the bamboo forest near Kyoto, I found out that Arashiyama is not only famous for the bamboo forest, but there are also many things to do near the bamboo forest such as charming temples, beautiful Japanese gardens, Iwatayama Monkey Park up the hill, and some amazing food in Arashiyama. Continue reading