Los Hermanos Columbia Heights

Los Hermanos in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington DC  is a favorite spot for the local community, Hispanic and non-Hispanics alike .  “Los Hermanos” or the brothers, is family owned and serves authentic home cooked style Dominican Republic cuisine at very affordable prices.  Their motto is to “cook and serve food as if you […]

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Sakuramen Adams Morgan

The nice sunny weather is finally upon us.  Oh my God.  That alone makes me gleeful. Washington DC had a very rough winter and seeing the sun definitely lifts  the mood! I’ve decided to visit Sakuramen Restaurant in Adams Morgan with my friend Chergai. Word of mouth is still the best form of marketing. Chergai […]

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Momofuku Ssam Bar

This post is long overdue but I’m glad I’m finally getting to it. Last November, I spent several days in New York City with visiting friends. We stayed near the Empire State Building, we can literally see it from our window! Of course, New York City is synonymous to from world class cuisine to hole […]

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Fun Kit Kat Flavors

I can’t wait to share these cool flavors of Kit Kat from Japan that a friend brought me recently. “Kit Kat” approximates to “kitto katsu” – a Japanese expression meaning good luck. Literally translates to “sure win”. CBS News called these “World Weirdest Kit Kat candy bars”. I personally don’t think they are weird. Their […]

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Seoul Chicken Lollipops (Baked)

It was seven years ago when I first got exposed to Korean TV dramas or Kdrama. In those Kdrama episodes there’s almost always a scene of Korean people chilling out with  cans of cold beer and chicken wings. The popularity of Korean fried chicken rose in parallel with that of Kdramas.  Last year’s biggest Kdrama hit made this […]

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Zaytina

After years of working in DC I cant believe it took this long for me to finally  go to Zaytinya.  It’s one of the well known Jose Andres restaurant in DC serving Turkish Lebanon and Greek style mediterranean cuisine. My husband and I decided to enjoy the nice labor day weekend by trying something new […]

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Korea’s Street Food (SEOUL, KR)

One of the things I miss most about living in Asia is the access to countless variety of yummy snacks from street vendors almost any time of the day. I literally felt spoiled while I was there. I guess that’s why I love New York City so much, good food is always available 24 hours […]

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Star Cafe Miss Lee (Seoul, KR)

2013 Korea series On Day 2 of my 2013 Korea visit – I went to checkout Insadong again. Insadong area is an area in Seoul where it’s always busy with tourists hunting for anything Korean and traditional as souvenir or gifts.  I’ve been to Insadong sight seeing on my own before. Today, I’ve come to discover more […]

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Chewisty Donuts (Seoul, KR)

2013 Korea series   It does not matter how many times I’ve had these donuts. I’m still absolutely in love with these chewy donuts from Mister Donut and Dunkin Donut shops in Seoul! Mister Donut calls them “Chewisty Donuts” while Dunkin Donut calls them “Pon De Ring”. Whatever they call it is fine by me…the […]

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