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Event Review: True World Foods Expo 2018

Disclaimer: In exchange for two VIP tickets to New York‘s inaugural True World Foods EXPO 2018, I am writing this event review.  For this event, Ari Dybnis was the photographer. Founded as a fishmonger in Brooklyn, New York in the 1970s, True … Continue reading

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One Nostalgic Meal in Tokyo, Japan

My first visit to Japan was nearly seventeen years ago.  Before that time, I had only eaten Japanese food once, at a then up-and-coming Manhattan restaurant called Nobu.  Truth be told, the memories of that meal are not good… The … Continue reading

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Ken-Ken’s (Controversial) Cuttlefish from Singapore

I’m a yuge big fan of seafood.  Anytime of the day, even lunch.  In general, I’ll opt for some grilled octopus or freshly shucked oysters over a slab of cow meat…or at least, alongside said steak. That said, I don’t … Continue reading

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So…This Exists, the Japan Edition: Uni Cream Cheese

If you don’t know what uni (うに/海胆 sea guts/海栗 sea chestnut) is, I’ll fill you in on a dirty secret- it’s not the roe of sea urchin, per se. Rather, it’s what secretes the roe. Not hungry anymore? Yes, it … Continue reading

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Kobe Beef? Try Minke Whale

For the most part, I’ve been enthusiastic about trying new foods.  Southern China/Hong Kong, The Philippines and Taiwan have been notable exceptions (then why are they notable?), whereas every other dish contains a part of an animal that hasn’t existed … Continue reading

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