Before we left Hawaii for New York, I learned of an interesting ramen shop thanks to Sun Noodle. It’s name is Mentoku Ramen, and they’re located in New York’s theater district. Their claim to fame? Whipped cream ramen.
New York Restaurant Review
For those of you that don’t know him, Ivan Orkin isn’t your usual ramen master. A “Jewish kid from Long Island,” Ivan is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. He learned how to make, and became famous for his Jewish influenced ramen in Japan. Fast forward a few years, and a couple Tokyo […]
Sushi Nakazawa was one of the most difficult reservations to get for me on this trip. The restaurant is immensely popular, and for good reason. Chef Daisuke Nakazawa was an apprentice of sushi master, Jiro Ono, whom you may remember from the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi. So along with Le Bernardin, Sushi Nakazawa was […]
As I’ve said before, this trip to New York was the first for the wife, but not for me. So while her goals were to see a lot of the must-see sights, my goal was to EAT. Our first official meal in The City happened the night before at a Hawaiian restaurant I’ve wanted to […]
My dining philosophy when traveling is to avoid eating “local food,” which is to say food I can get at home in Hawaii. There’s nothing wrong with food in Hawaii, it’s just that I prefer to experience a place through its food. It is a great way, after all, to try new things and experience […]