Munchimonster

Adventures in Eating & Cooking

First Authentic Ramen Joint Experience!

So my first day back on spring break and Chwissy-poo told me she wants ramen, so in reply I said, “CAN WE PUH-LEEEEEZZ GO TO IPPUDO??!!” I’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

March 20, 2011 · 2 Comments

Sushi in H-Mart

It was too good to be true; I actually found enjoyable, reasonably priced sushi in Philadelphia! Hurrah! Not surprisingly, I had to hop on SEPTA and take it to 69th … Continue reading

February 17, 2011 · 3 Comments

Birthday Brunch of Japanese Sweets!

I enjoyed a lovely birthday brunch with Unnie today, at Kyoto-fu, which serves top-quality, artisan Japanese desserts perfect for saccharophiles like me! I don’t mean to toot the horn too … Continue reading

December 12, 2010 · 2 Comments

Hamburg Steak w/Curry

It really is a feat to cook for ten people. After going about my crazy project of making hamburg steak and curry for about nine friends, I have gained a … Continue reading

October 30, 2010 · 3 Comments

Sakura: Japanese, Taiwanese, or Shanghainese?

Adorned with bright green on the corner of 10th and Race, Sakura always seemed like a mystery to me. The name implies Japanese food, but the location is definitely Chinatown. … Continue reading

October 4, 2010 · 4 Comments

First Fried Rice!!!

I’m so exuberant right now because both Jeu and Pri loved my broccoli & chicken fried rice! Wheeeeeeeeeeeee!! I don’t know why I have this obsession with trying to get … Continue reading

September 30, 2010 · 2 Comments

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

Food in St. Mark’s Place

So I FINALLY got to go to Otafuku for some takoyaki that I’ve been DYING to eat. I even called Lenokun to confirm the location and trekked down the avenues … Continue reading

July 6, 2010 · 3 Comments