Category Archives: Food & Drink

پولۇ Polo (Xinjiang, China)

From the portion size, you can tell they knew I was coming.  From the reused cooking oil, you can tell I knew what I was getting into. I consumed this tasty polo, better known to much of the world as … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Chechebsa

Chechebsa, or kita firfir, is a nauseatingly filling breakfast item from Ethiopia.  In one sitting, I’ve eaten six slices of a New York (pizza) pie in a sitting, obscene amounts of cheap sushi and half of a lemon- don’t be … Continue reading

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Separate Checks

During my last visit to Japan, I finally tried the Kani Douraku (かに道楽) restaurant chain, that time in Kyoto.  They specialize in crab, or the kani in the Kani Douraku name. Admittedly, I quite enjoyed the meal, though I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Product Review: Honey Mama’s Cacao-Nectar Bars

When I’m looking to eat dessert, I’m not always looking to be deluged in sugar or something extremely sweet.  Sure, I’ve gone overboard on mango sticky rice, Skippy Peanut Butter and Chocolate, and at buffets, but these days, that craving … Continue reading

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Event Review: 2017 New York Summer Fancy Food Show, Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of my review of the 2017 New York Summer Fancy Food Show (for part 1, please click here).  This time, I’ll be reviewing some of my favorites from the show. Also, one of my buddies, Mark, … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: andpizza, Manhattan, New York, USA

Disclaimer: In exchange for this restaurant review, I received one pizza. A fair question would be, why would I review a pizza chain based in Washington D.C.?  Not only that, but New York, New York is the land of (good) … Continue reading

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Event Review: 2017 New York Summer Fancy Food Show, Part 1

The Specialty Food Association’s 2017 New York Summer Fancy Food Show took place at New York‘s Javits Center from 25-27 June.  The membership-based Specialty Food Association was established in 1952 to promote and cultivate intrigue in specialty foods companies in … Continue reading

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