Monthly Archives: August 2016

Scena


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.

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Taiwan Creative Cooking


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.

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Jardin de Jade


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

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Tepito


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.

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Bianchi


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.

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The Brew


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

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Hakkasan


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.

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Bianchi


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.

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Tsuro Koshi


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.

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Cathay Room


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.

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Pure and Whole


I tried the falafel salad at Pure and Whole. It turned out to be quite tasty

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Jean Philippe Patisserie


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.

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Joe’s Crab Shack


We were on the boardwalk at Point Pleasant. At Joe’s Crab Shack, we got crab cake which turned out to be pretty good.

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Le Peep


We had a quick bite at Le Peep. Pancakes are great.

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Seasons 52


We did the bacon flatbread and NY strip steak. The steak was nicely done.

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Chai Thai Kitchen


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.

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Blue Fin


Blue Fin is a solid bet when you are in Times Square. Oysters are nice and lobster cobb salad was great.

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Julian Serrano


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.

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Yonaka Modern Japanese


Yonaka Modern Japanese is in a typical strip mall, but the food is above expectations for freshness and quality.

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Wicked Spoon


The Wicked Spoon has a nice Sunday Brunch that rolls into dinner at 3PM. It works out great if you do the late brunch

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Andiron Steak and Sea


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.

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Blue Water Seafood


After a last minute change in lunch plans, we luckily found Blue Water Seafood. The service was great and the seafood was excellent.

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Due Mari


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.

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Hash House a Go Go


With a new partner out in Vegas, we took a ride to Hash House to get some huge portions of comfort food.

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Bonefish Grill


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.

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Times Square Diner & Grill


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.

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