By Anna Ing (吳家儀撰寫) Based in New York, Lady M is famous for its signature mille crêpe cakes, making it a must-go destination for dessert lovers. Lady M started out catering its beautiful cakes in 2002 to top restaurants before opening its first location on the Upper East Side on 78th Street and Madison Avenue. It expanded to a second New York City location in 2012, with another New York location opening in 2013, a boutique in Los Angeles and two locations in Singapore. This year hailed the opening of five locations in South Korea. Mille (thousand in French) crêpe … Continue reading
I recently went to the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C., a culturally diverse area northwest of downtown. Sakuramen is over a year old and located in a small basement space, satisfying ramen cravings with a simple menu. About 10 minutes away is the Locolat Café. Continue reading
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Located in the former Grand Chau Chow restaurant, Bubor Cha Cha is in the heart of Boston’s Chinatown. The elaborate interior features a ceiling with swirling clouds and tropical décor, making it stand out. Bubor Cha Cha is named after a Malaysian dessert soup served either cold or hot, consisting of coconut milk, taro, yam, sweet potatoes and corn. Continue reading
Toro is a Barcelona-style inspired tapas restaurant nestled in the South End that has garnered countless accolades since 2005. Owner Ken Oringer is a Culinary Institute of America graduate who has consistently served great food from his other restaurants. Toro delivers as a cozy brick neighborhood spot that doesn’t take dinner reservations. Continue reading
Nestled on a bustling street, just steps from Union Oyster House and Faneuil Hall, is Saus. Opened during the 2008 recession by three locals ousted from their jobs, they shared a common love for Belgian’s national treat of pommes frites, or French fries. Tables are squeezed together with cute Tin Tin décor in a brightly lit space, highlighting its menu of Belgian snack food.
The pommes frites come in three sizes with several dipping sauces to choose from. Fries are served in a paper cone. Pommes frites are cut and fried to order, served with sauces made in-house. For our meal, we sampled the white truffle ketchup. Paired with the delicious crispy fries, the truffle ketchup was a great match for the deep-fried potatoes and best eaten hot. Continue reading