My first experience of a ‘speakeasy’ was in New York a couple of years back, when our host with the most, took us to an obscure, yet funky, little bar in the back streets of Manhattan. Our first experience also ended up with us drinking what we fondly remember as cough syrup, an early morning mission through the streets of NY barefoot, looking for pizza and ending up on the rooftop of said hosts apartment block talking about life…. But that’s a different story… Continue reading →
A so-so week at Yum Cha last week couldn’t put me off remaining in Asia this week. Albeit with cuisine I find much more enjoyable. A movie themed, village style restaurant meant anything could happen here… Continue reading →
I remember being at university and making myself some ‘nachos’. I use inverted commas because, well, it was really just a massive plate of corn chips, baked beans and cheese. I couldn’t walk far after it.
Thankfully my taste in Mexican food has improved and it found a worthy mate in Mejico last week.
In the ‘Adventure capital of the world’ Queenstown, New Zealand, for a friend’s wedding, the opportunity to try some local fare was too good to pass up. After asking around some locals we settled on Rātā by Josh Emett.
When I think of Korea my mind is automatically taken to images of karaoke bars, the Team America version of Kim Jung 11, my mate Nick from work (who as an aside has the nickname Bruce Beiber – Bruce as in Bruce Lee, and Beiber, well because Nick looks like the Korean version of Justin Beiber), and finally the K-Pop sensation PSY.