Munchimonster

Adventures in Eating & Cooking

Abe Fisher – Plates of Glory!

I’m a huuuuge CooknSolo fan (owners of Zahav, Dizengoff, Fed Donuts, Percy Street), and finally got to try out their new restaurant – Abe Fisher with fellow Dizengoffians, Miss Cosmo … Continue reading

April 16, 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

La Cuisine de France

A few weeks ago, Ninja-Kitty and I finally used our last Bistro of St. Tropez gift card from freshman year. Oh, the fruits of winning those First Friday scavenger hunts … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · 1 Comment

Fat Salmon is Legit

I made two amazing sushi discoveries recently: first, that the best sushi restaurant in NY is a mere two blocks away from my house, and second, that I’m wrong about … Continue reading

September 25, 2011 · 4 Comments

Classy Salmon Sandwich

I was so excited about the newly opened Epicerie Boulud after reading about it on Serious Eats the other day. I was even more excited after spotting it across the … Continue reading

September 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

$10 Sushi

Recently, there has been an outgrowth of giant Asian supermarket malls in Flushing (and trendy new bubble tea joints too!) It’s kind of interesting how the groceries industry seems to … Continue reading

August 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

RW Fail, but Crayfish Festival!

Having never done Restaurant Week in NYC before (blasphemous, I know), I decided that this falsehood must be corrected by going to Aquavit. The restaurant specializes in Scandinavian cuisine, which … Continue reading

August 13, 2011 · 1 Comment

SO MUCH MEAT!!

So I know I haven’t been posting much these days, which doesn’t mean I haven’t been eating or cooking. I’ve just been in a writing slump for a while… But … Continue reading

May 13, 2011 · 2 Comments

First Hibachi Experience (Yes, I’m a Noob)

Jeu, Jan-Jan, and I went to Tokyo Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar in Center City today for lunch. The sheer excitement from my initiation into the world of hibachi made … Continue reading

April 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Fancy French Dining

Had a nice little girls’ night out with my Columbia sweeties a few nights ago. We met up in the quaint Soho area by Thompson Street, home to rows of … Continue reading

April 3, 2011 · 1 Comment