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LA’s INK is Best – NYC’s Brushstroke is #2

On March 7, 2012

Discovering The Ultimate In Contemporary American Cuisine

Winding down from my 2-week media trip to the US with night after night of simple to decadent meals, I have to say that my two most memorable dining experiences were found …

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Red Medicine and INK: Two LA Restaurants On My Must-Try List Next Week

On February 22, 2012

Can’t Wait To See What Chefs Jordan Kahn and Michael Voltaggio Can Create

While I’m fully enjoying my time in NY this week on my media tour, I’m also really excited about being in LA next week. And, as with NY, I want to make the most of my time there in terms of food and dining …

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My Top 6 NYC Restaurants To Try

On February 16, 2012

Trying 6 NYC Restaurants In 5 Days

Yesterday, I wrote about Bakeries, Coffee Houses and Farmers Markets I want to check out when I’m in NYC next week. Now, in Part Two, I’ve created my Top 6 List of Restaurants …

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On My Way To NYC Bakeries, Coffee and Farmers Markets Soon

On February 15, 2012

So Many NYC Food Venues, So Few Days

I’m excited to be going on my NY/LA trip soon to promote the latest update of my cooking App, Farina’s Asian Pantry. In both cities, I’ll be meeting with TV and radio folks …

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Kopi Is King for Coffee In Singapore

On February 10, 2012

Kopi Is My New Coffee Favorite in Singapore

I have to admit, since moving to Singapore several years ago, I’ve become a coffee addict, leaving Starbucks and Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf to say hello to kopitiams …

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Making Your Own Curry Paste Is Really Rewarding

On February 8, 2012

See How Homemade Curry Paste Livens Up Dishes Like My Malaysian Chicken Curry

One of the most essential ingredients in my kitchen is homemade curry paste. For me, dishes made from a freshly ground curry paste are irresistible…

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Malaysian Banana Leaf Recipe Spices Up Valentine’s Day

On February 7, 2012

Grilled Fish and Banana Leaves Make For a Romantic Dinner

Everyone loves receiving gifts in small parcels, especially for Valentines Day. This year, consider preparing a romantic dinner for your loved one…

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2nd Annual Chinese New Year Recipe Contest Winners

On February 6, 2012

Congratulations to The Recessionista (Mary C. Hall) and Sharon Seto – Winners for my CNY Recipe Contest 2012

For the second consecutive year, I ran my Chinese New Year Recipe Contest where participants could submit their favorite recipe…