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 [2]

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 [2]

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…