Jan
02

At Vermillion, NYC

At Vermillion is the 2nd restaurant by the owner of Vermillion in Chicago. From all accounts the Chicago branch is a real success. The restaurant opened a few weeks ago, I had gone at the end of November for my birthday when the restaurant hadn’t been open for 2 weeks yet and as a result […]

Aug
31

Nha Trang One, New York

I first experienced Nha Trang way back in January 1994 during my first week at business school in New York. Patrick had been going there for some time with his then girlfriend Jennifer (now wife) and he raved about the palce. We went there with a few others as a team bonding thing. From my […]

Aug
12

Buddakan, New York

I went to Buddakan a few weeks ago because Dale, one of the contestants on Top Chef was a chef at the restaurant. His food seemed really interesting and inventive so I figured I should check it out. Talking about Top Chef, is there a more georgeous woman on TV than Padma Lakshmi? That’s another […]

Aug
11

Yuva, New York

Anyone who has been to Delhi and eaten at Bukhara at The Maurya Sheraton hotel realises how good Indian food can be. The food at Bukhara is referred to as northwest frontier cuisine (the border between Pakistan & Afghanistan) with lots of succulent, melt in your mouth kebabs cooked in a tandoor. These are quite […]

Mar
19

Joe’s Shanghai, New York

My love affair with chinese food started when I was 6 years old. This love of chinese food was initiatied and cultivated by my dad who would take me out to different chinese restaurants while I was growing up. Ever since them I have eaten chinese food in a number of countries including England, Hong […]