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Kozue, The Peak Lounge, and the New York Bar at the Park Hyatt Tokyo, Japan

Disclaimer: In exchange for meals and drinks at the Park Hyatt Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, I am writing this review. Although I had known about the Shinjuku Park Tower before, I have to make two confessions.  One, I used to think … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Ichicoro Ramen, Tampa, Florida, USA

Disclaimer: In exchange for a restaurant review, I sampled one dinner at Ichicoro Ramen. Ironically, just 36 hours before my meal at Ichicoro Ramen, I had been in Japan.  Yet, I didn’t even have ramen…what was I thinking?  Ah, yes, … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: Bay Harbor Hotel, Tampa, Florida, USA

Disclaimer: In exchange for a two-night stay with one breakfast, I am reviewing the Bay Harbor Hotel, in Tampa, Florida, USA. I would like to start off this two-part look at the Tampa Bay area by thanking Cris of Visit … Continue reading

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Event Review: The 2017 International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York

Disclaimer: In exchange for a review of this event, I was offered a press pass.  Many photos attached. The 2017 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, held at Manhattan‘s Javits Center from March 5-7, highlighted various food suppliers and … Continue reading

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Product Review: Fastachi Hazelnut and Pistachio Butter (Massachusetts, USA)

Disclaimer: In exchange for a review of Fastachi, I received small containers of hazelnut and pistachio butter. Stemming from a regional New England tribal word that means “little gift,” Fastachi, originally called Mixed Nuts, is the brainchild of an Armenian … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Al Orjouan at The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

In this second of the two-part series reviewing the Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, we’ll now be focusing on the breakfast buffet at Al Orjouan restaurant. The phrase “buffet at the Ritz” presents quite the dichotomy to cynics.  Buffets are usually … Continue reading

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Hotel Review: The Ritz-Carlton Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Disclaimer: In exchange for this hotel review, I received a two nights-stay in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in one of The Ritz-Carlton‘s superior rooms.  Additionally, this will be one in a two-part series; the first will be of the hotel and the room, … Continue reading

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