Monthly Archives: June 2016

Natsumi


Always a safe bet, Natsumi was quite light and tasty today

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Sapporo


Its been a while since I went to Sapporo. We went back for lunch. The place seems updated since my visit. Looks like new ownership and staff too. The food is not bad, but I don’t think it is as … Continue reading

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PizzArte


We had a small business lunch at PizzArte. I got the eggplant pizza which is pretty good.

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The Italian Bistro


We tried the Italian Bistro and had a nice meal. I like the polenta. The pork chop was a bit over cook, but still nice.

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Oceana


Oceana is close to my office and a good bet for a nice lunch. The fish and dessert were quite nice.

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Benares


Benares is not a bad Indian restaurant in Times Square. But today seemed to be a bad day. Most items were on the overcooked side.

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Blue Fin


The salad and drinks are great at Blue Fin.

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DB Bistro


DB Bistro is a safe bet for me. The dishes and service are all around good for me.

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The Modern Bar Room


The Modern – Bar Room seems to be a popular place. It has a policy of no tipping. It worked fine for me. Drinks are nice. I also liked the hamachi appetizer.

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Stateline diner


We saw a full house over at Stateline. So, we figured it must be halfway decent. The portions are big and the food is decent. That makes for a popular Sunday hang out.

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Mariachi


I tried the new place, Mariachi. The service is decent and fajitas are not bad.

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The Greek


I tried The Greek for the first time today. The lobster gyro and octopus were quite nice.

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Al’s Diner


We had a great breakfast at Al’s Diner formerly known as Gracie’s. The blueberry pancakes had to be the best pancakes in Shanghai. The gelato is nice also.

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Artemis


We had a nice dinner at Artemis before my flight to Shanghai. The views were great, but I could not get a good shot with the window reflections. The octopus was excellent.

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Indocafe


Indocafe is running a lunch buffet that lets you sample most of the normal lunch menu. Its not bad to sample. Next time, I will probably get a regular set.

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California Pizza


After a red eye from Singapore, I took a shower in the office, ran some meetings, did an interview, and got something at California Pizza before hopping on the flight to NY.

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Popiah


I went down for a breakfast at the local food court. On recommendation of colleague, I got the pohpiah. It went well with the fresh squeezed sugar cane juice.

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Dancing Crab


Dancing Crab is a seafood place with kicking spicy sauce from Louisiana. The pile of seafood combo was very tasty.

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Lawry’s Prime Rib


We got a special package of prime rib and lobster at Lawry’s. We got a smaller size prime rib to avoid food coma.

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Grain Traders


I had a nice breakfast at Grain Traders. The eggs polenta with crispy bacon worked out to be a nice start to the day.

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sky balcony


New building went up that must have some nice views from the balcony.

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Salt Grill & Sky Bar


We had a couple of snacks at the Salt Grill & Sky Bar. The soft shell crab was a bit heavy on sauce but the mango cocktail was nice.

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Providore


Walking along Orchard, I dropped into Providore for breakfast. The spanish eggs and chocolate milkshake were quite good. Although the bacon was not usual crispy bacon, it was also decent.

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Putien


After landing in Singapore, I stopped over to grab dinner at Putien. The noodles went well with the hot sauce. The baked clams were decent also.

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Pistolera


I tried the huarache at Pistolera and it was quite good.

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Pure and Whole


I grabbed a quick bite at Pure and Whole Kerry Parkside. Spicy black bean patties are a good bet.

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Herbs & Spices


We ordered a bit too much but all was good at Herbs & Spices

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Blue Frog


After sampling the different burgers, I think the Aussie is the best one at Blue Frog. You can’t go wrong with crispy bacon.

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Calypso


Calypso is a nice venue for Sunday lunch. When the pizza arrived, I asked for chili flakes and got chili peppers. They seemed to work out ok. I just wish the crust could be crispier.

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Ryemate


The fapiao situation at Ryemate is a bit annoying but I still like the quiche and lemongrass ice tea.

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Element Fresh


After a hard work out, I needed a drink. I decided to grab a drink and a salad for dinner at Element Fresh.

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Whampoa Club


We got lucky and hit Whampoa Club on one of the few clear nights in Shanghai in recent days. The food and views were great.

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Lost Heaven


We had a nice lunch on a rainy day at Lost Heaven. The lamb samosa and rack were quite nice.

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Aniseed Pho


We managed to get into Aniseed before the convention crowd. The lunch sets are pretty good deal.

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