New York

Ramen at Terakawa Ramen in New York City.

Terakawa Ramen in New York City

New York City had turned unseasonably cold overnight.  The Northeast’s notoriously cold air blew through the city’s buildings, making me wish I’d packed a…

Pork belly and chanterelles at Casa Mono in New York City.

Casa Mono in New York City

There are pros and cons to restaurants that base their menus around small plates.  Small plates are a great way to try a wide…

Totto Ramen's Miso Ramen.

Totto Ramen in New York City

There are only two ingredients required for ramen to be qualified as ramen: broth and noodles.  Which, when broken down to its basics, qualifies…

Inside the Flatiron Room bar in New York City.

The Flatiron Room in New York City

I interrupt the regularly-scheduled blog posts—you know, the ones about a swoon-worthy Valentine’s Day dinner and a wonderfully warming bowl of ramen — to…