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.
On our fifth day in The City, we spent the first half of the day down at the World Trade Center. From there, however, we decided to head back uptown to grab a bite to eat and use another CityPass pass. No, we didn’t go to someplace fancy for lunch like we did on Day […]
After our crazy day the previous day in Washington DC, we took our Big Apple Day 5 a little slower. In fact, we only did three things on our 5th day in The City: the World Trade Center Sites, the American Museum of Natural History, and saw a musical.
With just six nights in The City, our trip was not quite as long as I would have liked. There’s so much to do and see in New York, but things take time, especially during the holiday season. But Mrs. Islandmiler has never been to DC, I wanted take her to some of the Smithsonian […]
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 […]
Who makes the best burger is a very touchy subject. I’d argue that discussions surrounding the subject matter can be even more intense than those concerning politics. And we all know how intense those discussions are now in the U.S. But, like many of that can appreciate a good burger, I keep a mental list of […]