Sushi Hung

It is difficult to get good sushi outside of Japan, especially in a country like Vietnam. However, that is changing fast. Large influxes of Japanese investment into the manufacturing facilities in Vietnam has brought with it a massive immigration boom of Japanese and their culture. Japanese food, once considered something you can rarely find without…

Pineapple and Pearls

It is good to be back. My first experience at Pineapple and Pearls was a phenomenal one. The meal was a spotless show of perfectly crafted and whimsical dishes. The service was warm and friendly, carrying out Chef Silverman’s philosophy.  Never had a restaurant resonated with me so much on a personal level. My second…

Marea

Marea is a bucket list restaurant for me. I have always been a fan of Chef Michael White’s pasta and after multiple visits to Osteria Morini, I was finally given the chance to have dinner at Morini’s sister restaurant, Marea. Marea, unlike many other Italian restaurants, specializes in the coastal cuisine of Italy, primarily seafood….

Osteria Morini

Living in DC has its problems. Being far away from New York, I can only occasionally taste the creations of Chef Michael White. I miss the casual vibe and the impeccable pasta that Morini has to offer. It was safe to say that I was ecstatic when I heard that Osteria Morini has a branch…

Gramercy Tavern [1]

Gramercy Tavern has a rich legacy. Its empowering exposed wooden beams and cherry-blossom filled pavilion sets the stage for a transcendent experience. It is famed for its attention to detail, but more importantly, its ability to provide a progressive, haute American cuisine that is showcased in its affordable seasonal tasting menus. The first course was…