Tag Archives: eating

Review: One Fulton Square, Flushing, NY (USA)

  ILast week, I was invited by the affable Rob McKay of the Queens Economic Development Corporation to attend an eating and press tour of Flushing, New York’s One Fulton Square mixed-use development.  The aim was to promote dining in … Continue reading

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Event Review: The Village Voice’s Choice Eats

Disclaimer: In exchange for an event review, I was offered one press ticket. On May 19th, 2017, the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 W 18th St. between 6th and 7th Avenues) Manhattan, New York played host to The Village Voice’s Choice Eats.  … Continue reading

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Nearly every Saturday during my sophomore year of college, my roommate and I would subject ourselves to a take-no-prisoners Indian buffet.  Was it good?  It had its moments, not the least of which was the grueling walk back to the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Aspect of Eating Mexican Food in California?

The condiments bar.

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Eating With Reckless Abandon in Baja California (Mexico)

Guess I have a thing for border cities.  I used to live in Shenzhen, China, a city that straddles the Hong Kong border.  Back when Hong Kong still stamped passports, I’d sometimes cross just to buy a drink, or to witness … Continue reading

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If someone asked me what I wanted on my tombstone, I probably wouldn’t respond. Don’t worry, dear readers!  Tombstone is a brand of frozen pizza.  Who were they kidding though?  Advertising frozen pizza to someone raised near New York City?  … Continue reading

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Airline Meals, Part Five: Ever Try Chinese Food? After This, You’ll Want to Say No

It’s that time of year again.  That is, it’s time to tempt you with various photos of airplane food from around the world.  Though, judging by the title of this entry, could you guess that we’ll focus on East Asia … Continue reading

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Airline Meals, Part Four: You’ll Never Guess What Was Edible

Airplane food.  If you’re flying between Newark and Honolulu – ~ ten and half hours flight time, excluding delays – and you’re in economy class, you better stock up on those mostly-filled-with-air bags of chips after security so that you … Continue reading

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Do Economy Class Passengers Eat? Some Airlines Think So.

In my last post about airplane food, we can see that using very scientific research, airlines in the US serve economy class passengers nothing remotely flattering; better yet, those in-flight meals may even warrant their own wing in a modern … Continue reading

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If at First You Don’t Succeed, You Might Be an Airline Caterer

Baked beans and mushrooms?  Thanks for your contribution, Her Majesty I’ve been hungry lately.  Next time I travel, I suppose I shouldn’t fly anywhere within the USA then?  The US airlines for the most part make it simple these days … Continue reading

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