Food mesmerizes me, because I see in its creativity the parallel of poetry and music. There are more or less a given number of key ingredients to work with, but an infinite number of ways to combine them. When it works out, it’s magic, no less worthy than a grand masterpiece by Bach or a… Continue reading The Pescatarian: A heavenly supper (9.6)
As part of my work I spent a few months in the northeastern tip of China, Heilongjiang province, in the winter of 2019 and 2020, where it was practically twenty degrees celsius below zero every day. Other than ice skating on frozen rivers and walking on snow, the only winter activity was staying home or… Continue reading Eating through the Far North East
As of late, two million whole round or square honey cakes have been sold. This is L’ETO’s official description for it: L’ETO Honey cake comprises of a creamy, slightly tangy filling and coating. It tastes exquisitely dream like. The honey is barely noticeable, yet it creates the ultimate depth of taste whilst melting in your… Continue reading L’ETO’s impossible honey cake (10.0)
Not everyone is aware that South Korea is in fact a very different place from Japan. Having spent quite some time in the northeastern part of China as part of my work, and with good knowledge about Japan, I would say that many South Korean cities are in fact more similar to northern China culturally… Continue reading Eating through Busan
It was a cool August evening and both the bar at Marliave and the dining room upstairs were all packed, with servers all walking in and out in a hurry. We just arrived in Boston earlier that evening from New York and I had Marliave marked down as a to-visit restaurant without booking ahead. We… Continue reading Marliave: A Bostonian hangout with history (8.0)
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