01 Terakawa Ramen NYC

Terakawa Ramen

After Sam gave me that Japanese Ramen Magazine, I needed to eat some. We went to the nearest ramen place near our work, Terakawa Ramen. My first time there. Not the most amazing ramen, but decent and a lot of...
01 Tokyo Ramen Magazine

Ultimate Ramen Magazine

Sam brought me back this Japanese Ultimate Ramen Magazine from his trip to Tokyo. On the cover is Ramenman from the original Kinnikuman manga.  It's basically a directory of all the ramen joints in Tokyo. It...
01 Homemade Gelatinous Rice Dumplings - Noodle Village

Noodle Village

Yes! Yoshie set up a Chinese New Year dinner for Ramen and Friends. I think I was the only Chinese person, so I had to represent. I really wanted try some interesting stuff like the Pig liver, kidneys and...
01 Plump Dumpling NYC

Plump Dumpling

These photos come from one of those blizzard nights we had and for some reason I was out and about in the city. It was really coming down (hard to see in the photo) and I plopped myself into Plump Dumpling to...
Rafiqi's Halal Cart - Lamb and Chicken over Rice

I Really Like Rafiqi’s on Six!

I've always been hesitant to go to a Rafiqi's Halal Street Cart. I always think of them as the chain... the McDonald's of NY Street Carts. But after walking around for an hour in the cold rain, I decided to...
01 Ember Room NYC

Ember Room Opening Night Party

Here are photos from the grand opening party at Ember Room, a new American-Asian Barbecue restaurant in Hell's Kitchen. The oven with the spinning grill was awesome. Glad they put that out in front where...