Custard Nakamura – Bangkok

Custard Nakamura – Bangkok

Custard Nakamura is Japanese bakery located right across the street from Benjasiri Park, and just a couple minutes’ walk from the Phrom Phong BTS station. It is located down a street that looks like a wide alley full of restaurants and stores that are mainly Japanese in nature.  It’s like a little J-town. The bakery … Read more

Ginza Kagari

Sign Hours Cash Only Ginza Kagari is located down a lonely, unmarked alley in the Ginza neighborhood and serves an unlikely type of ramen, chicken. Even the sign is somewhat deceiving, as it simply says “Soba”, yet they are more known for their ramen, although they do serve soba buckwheat noodles here. You know if … Read more

Cafe Chloe – San Diego

Cafe Chloe is a French inspired restaurant in downtown San Diego.  Located on the outskirts of the Gaslamp Quarter away from the hustle and bustle, which makes parking and finding the restaurant a little easier. Beet Salad The Beet Salad is bursting with color mixing red and yellow beets.  Dotted with chunks of funky blue cheese, and citrus … Read more

Taberna Casa Lucas – Madrid

Casa Lucas Casa Lucas is a small tapas bar. The restaurant is rather small with only a few tables, a few seats at the bar, along with a stand up table near the door. Sausage We were given a small plate of bread with some fatty, salty and succulent sausage. Jumilla, Carinena, Alella The Jumilla (€6) … Read more

7th Street Public Market – Charlotte

7th Street Public Market The 7th Street Public Market in Charlotte is a food court of sorts. There are several restaurants, bakeries, wine shops and a market. This seemed like a good spot to sample several dishes from different venues. I was interested in trying Pure Pizza since they seemed to advertise a relationship with Chris Bianco, of Pizzeria … Read more

Stan’s Donuts – Chicago

Stan’s Donuts Stan’s Donuts Stan’s Donuts, located in Westwood, CA close to the UCLA campus is one of my favorite donut places around. The shop is small, but has been a local favorite for many years. During my recent trip to Chicago, I saw a donut shop with “Stan’s Donuts” on it. I did not … Read more