Munchimonster

Adventures in Eating & Cooking

Since We’re on the Subject of Coffee…

Speaking about coffee, let’s talk affogatos! First of all – what is an affogato? Pretty much an ingenious combination of gelato & espresso. With this, you got the dark, sexy, … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Feast of Spanish Tapas~

Alas, I have finally completed my 3-month long Surgery clerkship! This called for a celebratory, catch-up supper with my Unnie back in NYC (although honestly, I was very tempted to … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Adventures of Audabon

I went on a mission today – a mission for macarons! Well, it was more a mission for fresh veggies that somehow segued into a mission for macarons. Typical munchimonster… … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sushi & Burritos

After moving back to Center City Philadelphia (been away in Queen Lane for 2.5 years), I am pleasantly surprised by the explosion of sushi restaurants. Back in the day, I … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Pesto Fried Rice with Poached Egg

Getting out early today to work meant I got to fully utilize my new kitchen for more cooking, yay! After unwittingly heating up a whole bag of Costco’s Basil Pesto … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Croissants to Die For!!

I’ve been telling everyone: if there is only one place you can eat in Pittsburgh, then you must go to La Gourmadine! This cute, little, quaint bakery is tucked away … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Waffles Incaffeinated

10/23: After a failed attempt to get a large group of people over to¬†Waffles Incaffeinated for brunch, it was so lucky for both Gulnarnarnar and me to be free Thursday … Continue reading

December 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Recent Desserts

Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake, Spot Dessert Bar‘s #1 best seller. I can sure see why. Although this photo makes my dessert look like an awkward turtle (green tea ice … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rainy Brooklyn Fewd Adventure!

Some rainy days are meant for curling up with books and movies. Some rainy days are meant for sloshing through puddles and precipitation while enjoying it all. And on some … Continue reading

September 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

A Taste of NYC Food Trucks!

The Parked! Food Truck Festival at South Street Seaport was paaaacked, and why wouldn’t it be with all the diversely delicious trucks galore?! There were sooo many food trucks to … Continue reading

August 21, 2011 · 2 Comments