December 05, 2013
December 03, 2013
The holiday season is drawing near, and so is the season of fantastic produce!!! This year, peaches caught my eye, and I have soft spot for peaches grilled with a touch of butter. And you know what goes well with stone fruit? The salty cured porky goodness called prosciutto.
And how better than to share that with friends than to put it on a canapé for the holidays?
December 02, 2013
Street food features dominantly in Asian cuisine. If you ask natives for food recommendations, fine dining rarely ranks higher than a particular stall in the corner of a local market or hawker centre. My Thai friends, for example, are more likely to send me to a place with a name I can't pronounce, than David Thompson's Nahm, as nice as the latter might be.
November 29, 2013
Furikake Crusted New Zealand, All Natural Ora King Salmon on Ochazuke Risotto.
Located inside Macy's at the Ala Moana Shopping Centre, the Pineapple Room is Alan Wong's casual dining counterpart to his fine dining restaurant on South King Street. Not having dined at either, I was originally a bit reserved about all the reputation surrounding both restaurants, especially when I read that the Pineapple Room is borne of a chef at Alan Wong's expressing a wish to run his own restaurant.
November 24, 2013
You're walking down Hawaii's eat street - Kapahulu Avenue - after a full dinner. The night life is bustling, and people are spilling onto the street. At the end of the road, a neon sign beckons you, like the neon signs of Vegas calls to gamblers in the wee hours of the night.
"Come," it says, "I have doughnuts."