Monthly Archives: August 2016
I tried Scena over at Ritz Carlton. On a clear night, the views were excellent. The rib eye was done nicely. Dessert was also nicely done.
I have no idea on the Chinese name. So, I go with Taiwan Creative Cooking. This is located in a new dining area of Fangdian Lu close to the Maglev. The food turned out to be pretty good.
Jardin de Jade aka Jade Garden is a safe bet that I visit regularly since I came to Shanghai 9 years ago. We needed a dinner close to the office and Jade Garden fit the bill. I am disappointed that … Continue reading
We finally got a break from the heat in Shanghai. On a breezy Sunday, I had a nice walk over to Tepito. The shrimp was a little salty but the pork was nice.
We gave Bianchi another go. Unfortunately they messed up our order again. The lunch set is decent value. I hope they fix their service soon.
The Brew is usually quiet during the day. They are trying to drum up business with the lunch set. The butter chicken and popcorn chicken is a decent option
Hakassan is one of the nicer options on the Bund. I prefer dim sum options to the dinner, but the views on the Bund at night are must see when you entertain visitors.
We tried a new restaurant at Kerry Parkside, Bianchi. There are a few growing pains on the service, but the lunch special is a decent value.
We got lucky to have an open seat at Tsuro Koshi for a quick lunch. They seem to have changed the food presentation a bit but it is still good value.
The Cathay Room at Peace Hotel has a great view of the Bund. In addition to the view, the food is quite nice. The ribeye and lamb were excellent.
I tried the falafel salad at Pure and Whole. It turned out to be quite tasty
We had our usual fix of crepes and breakfast at Jean Philippe Patisserie while we were in Vegas. The presentation is not quite as nice as the pictures but the taste is good.
We were on the boardwalk at Point Pleasant. At Joe’s Crab Shack, we got crab cake which turned out to be pretty good.
We had a quick bite at Le Peep. Pancakes are great.
We did the bacon flatbread and NY strip steak. The steak was nicely done.
Chai Thai Kitchen has decent food and a friendly staff. I usually get noodles or green curry but I had an important meeting and didn’t want to splash on my suit.
Blue Fin is a solid bet when you are in Times Square. Oysters are nice and lobster cobb salad was great.
We went to Julian Serrano for dinner at the Aria. Usually we go for lunch. The dinner crowd is a bit noisier. But the food was great all around.
Yonaka Modern Japanese is in a typical strip mall, but the food is above expectations for freshness and quality.
The Wicked Spoon has a nice Sunday Brunch that rolls into dinner at 3PM. It works out great if you do the late brunch
We decided to take a break from the Strip and headed over to Summerlin. The atmosphere and food were great. The cowboy steak is nice and the cheese waffle is great.
After a last minute change in lunch plans, we luckily found Blue Water Seafood. The service was great and the seafood was excellent.
Open Table gave us a discount for Due Mari. So, we took a trip and it was a great dinner. Everything was nice from beginning to end.
With a new partner out in Vegas, we took a ride to Hash House to get some huge portions of comfort food.
We scored a discount on for a free entree at Bonefish Grill. So, we took a ride over to try it out. I got a steak and crabcake combo which was pretty good.
The Times Square Diner & Grill is not a bad place to grab lunch. We ended up with too much fries but the sandwiches were nice.