Monthly Archives: July 2015

Voorhees Mall


While I was waiting for Andrew to finish up his class, I strolled around Voorhees Mall and saw some interesting things.

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Pho Viet Anh


We did Pho Viet Anh for a quick dinner. Although not as good as our experience in Vietnam, it was still decent. The simple meal hit the spot.

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Not inviting


I walk by this noodle shop in New Brunswick and the sample dish they put out front did not convince me to stop and try it out.

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Aaheli Hell’s Kitchen


Aaheli was a decent lunch special that seems to be good value.

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5 Napkin Burger Hell’s Kitchen


I had a nice blue cheese burger at 5 Napkin Burger Hell’s Kitchen. Thick shake was nice too.

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Brazen Fox


We decided to have a chance of pace from Hudson Grille and try Brazen Fox for lunch. The most notable dish was the lobster nachos.

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44 & X Hell’s Kitchen


We had a nightmare with the traffic in the city this weekend. I decided to take a time out and relax at 44 & X. Nothing takes the edge off like some comfort food at 44 & X.

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Jose Tejas


Andrew and I met up with friends for a nice lunch at Jose Tejas. The crawfish over rice is quite decent.

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Eatery


I had lighter lunch at Eatery on Ninth Ave. The cinammon french toast with fresh fruits hit the spot.

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Old Man Rafferty


We had a nice gathering at Old Man Rafferty in New Brunswick. It seems like we had a theme of bbq and seafood. The fried clam was nice and dessert is always big at Old Man.

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Chai Thai Kitchen


We went to Chai Thai Kitchen on 8th Avenue. The crab meat appetizer was nice. It happens to be located by the Soup Man of Seinfeld fame. I remember the soup is quite good. I might have to swing by … Continue reading

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44 & x Hell’s Kitchen


We did lunch at 44 & x Hell’s Kitchen. I think it is among the best places in Hell’s Kitchen. The salmon tartar to the turkey meatloaf wrapped in bacon was excellent.

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Oceana


We had a nice lunch at Oceana. The seafood tower was great and dessert was yummy.

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BLT


We had a nice dinner at BLT at Ritz Carlton, White Plains. I was told the Pâté was excellent. The bone in ribeye was certainly great.

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Schmackary’s


We ran across Schmackary’s in midtown. The cookies are very tasty.

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Seasons 52


We were supposed to meet with a friend but he got tied up at the last minute. We decided to keep our plans to eat at Seasons 52. The vegetable tasting plate was very good.

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Cheesecake Factory


We had a brainstorming session over at the Cheesecake Factory. Wings and pork chop were great.

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Del Frisco


I met a vendor for dinner at Del Frisco. You can’t beat the bone in cuts. They taste great.

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birthday cake


I really enjoyed the birthday cake from Haagen Daz

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Bareburger


Bareburger, on restaurant row, has a wide variety of meat selection for their burgers. They let you build a burger.  I went with standard selection of bison which was quite nice.

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Penn and Teller


We had a great time at Penn and Teller show. Andrew got to hang out and get autographs and pics with Penn and Teller. They put on a nice show and were very friendly during the post show.

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Le Peep


We had a breakfast at Le Peep. I changed up from the usual skillet and got an omelete.

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Nice Matin


Before going down to Penn and Teller, we went to the museum and dropped by Nice Matin for lunch. The burger and fries combo was quite big, but nice.

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Angus Cafe Bistro


We checked out a place next to John’s Pizza. The service was a bit slow but food was ok. Could do better elsewhere in the area.

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Financier


A little afternoon tea at Financier

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E&E Grill House


We went back to E&E Grill House for a nice lunch. I had my usual favorite pork chop. The burger looked great also.

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Ted’s Montana Grill


We tried Ted’s Montana Grill. The bison nachos didn’t have much meat, but the bison short ribs were tasty.

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Thalia


I heard some good things about Thalia. We got a chance to try it out today. The lunch set is a decent deal with the oysters and a burger and dessert. The burger was quite nice.

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Table No. 1


On my last lunch before leaving Shanghai, we tried Table No. 1. It recently re-open after some renovations. I liked the older menu better, but the current menu is not bad.

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Andrew piano recital


Andrew recital Andrew had another piano recital and did a nice job.  It is great to see his practice come together.

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Natsumi


We had a last minute call to grab lunch in midtown. Although Natsumi is usually packed, we managed to squeeze in a last minute reservation. The red sea was nice and rock shrimp tempura was yummy.

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