Khe-Yo

157 Duane Street between West Broadway and Hudson Streets about $200 for 3 people, with drinks, without tip 212/587.1089 ♥ ♥ ♥ What is Laotian food? I actually have no idea even after spending a week in Luang Prabang a couple of years ago. What I got from that trip, food-wise, was the same delicious ...

Sausage and Cod Stew with Garbanzos

30. September 2013 Fish, Pork 0
People who love to drink while cooking will tell you to cook with the wine you’re drinking. I don’t have a problem with that idea except that I’m usually drinking a really good and expensive bottle to be cooking it. There isn’t a dish good enough that deserves cooked Barolo wine, or in this case, ...

Pasta with Peppers and Balsamic Vinegar

It’s officially autumn in New York City! Even though bell peppers seem to be a summer vegetable, I used them in this pasta dish with balsamic vinegar to bring out a different flavor. I chose red, yellow, and orange and skipped the more raw green kind. With the vinegar, their colors seem more muted and ...

Uncle Boons

23. August 2013 SoHo, Southeast Asian 0
7 Spring Street between Elizabeth and Bowery $216 for 2 people, with a lot of drinks, with tip 646/370.6650 ♥ ♥ What?! I can’t hear you!, was my reply to our waiter when he tried to tell us that squeezing some lime juice on our food will make them taste better. The truth of the ...

Lemon Chiffon Cake

I’ve been making this cake for 10 years now and I’ve only had one fail, Haewon told me when she gave me a copy of this tried-and-true Martha Stewart recipe for lemon chiffon cake. Haewon’s version was so fluffy and light–it was the cake for me. Even after I stored mine in the fridge overnight, ...