Munchimonster

Adventures in Eating & Cooking

I Love Japanese Bakeries!

Therefore, I HAD to try out the recently opened Takahachi Bakery, which I facebook-stalked before months before I visited. It’s located by Stuy, so I had a little reunion with … Continue reading

September 23, 2010 · 2 Comments

Ramen & Dessert in NYU

I am sooo envious of NYU kids for having so many Japanese food options in St. Mark’s Place. One of these places is Menkui-Tei, conveniently located next to a Cafe … Continue reading

September 7, 2010 · 6 Comments

Teatime at Cha An

Ok, so before I ramble about my fun-time at Cha-An, I just want to say if you ever buy popsicles at Koryodang, GET THE RED BEAN ONE!! It’s sooo good, … Continue reading

August 15, 2010 · 2 Comments

High-End Japanese Desserts

Last weekend my awesome little Asia-philic Jan-Jan came with me to NY from Slatington for some epic food adventures and frolic! I decided it was a requirement to share a … Continue reading

July 22, 2010 · 7 Comments

Fabulous Fresh Fruits & Re-discovery of Sugar Philly

During my lunch break I decided to do some food-venturing around UPenn’s area again. As much as I frequent the area, I realized that I only really have been down … Continue reading

July 13, 2010 · 1 Comment

Starbucks Week Last Day!

After 4 days of consistently eating at Starbucks I’m so relieved that today was the last day!! As much as I love carbs and sweets, I was starting to get … Continue reading

July 10, 2010 · 1 Comment

Starbucks Week Day 1

Ok, so as a tribute to Starbucks‘ sweet summer receipt-stamp deal (purchase any item, get a stamped receipt, and get any grande drink for $2 after 2PM) and its refreshing frappuccinos, I’m going … Continue reading

July 8, 2010 · 1 Comment

More Japanese Sweets from Zaiya

Before I had gone back to Philly for my immunology lab summer internship, I picked up a few goodies from Cafe Zaiya for the road including: My fave, green tea … Continue reading

June 26, 2010 · 5 Comments

Panya! [Overdue]

So a couple of weeks ago… Unnie and I went to check out Panya, which is this Japanese bakery by St. Mark’s Place since we both have a passion for … Continue reading

May 16, 2010 · 8 Comments

More Japanese Food in the City

I also hit up my two favorite quick-grab Japanese eateries in the city. Situated right next to one another are Chiyoda Sushi and Cafe Zaiya! I usually go inside Chiyoda … Continue reading

December 16, 2009 · 1 Comment