Michelin Guide ★★★: Jean-Georges Restaurant, New York


Dining at Jean-Georges in NYC has got to be one of the most unforgettable meals we’ve had together. Nestled in the golden lair of evil that is the gawdy Trump Tower, this wonderfully elegant restaurant boasts ceiling-to-floor glass windows with spectacular views of Central Park. Overall: ★★★★1/2  Perfectly-executed dishes with complexity of flavour. Price: $$$ Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s flagship […]

Michelin Guide ★★★: Le Bernardin, New York


It was my first day in New York City and Sean had a surprise in store for lunch. Eric Ripert’s Le Bernardin had not only earned the coveted 3 Michelin stars, but was also ranked 24 in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. It even garnered The New York Times’ highest rating of 4 stars, and is the only […]

Review: Kura (East Village), NYC


New York City is not exactly a place renowned for its sushi. But Kura will give that stereotype a run for its money. Once you step past the unremarkable entrance, you’ll find yourself in an intimate 12-seater  furnished with an elegant light wood. Chef Ishizuka works against the backdrop of rough, aged brick. But there is a quiet elegance about […]

Review: Chelsea Market Seafood and Sushi, NYC


Hidden away in what used to be an old meatpacking district is a shopping mall housing a fantastic array of fresh seafood and all kinds of cuisine. It’s a foodie’s paradise, and Sean insisted we start with one of the highlights there — the humongous steamed Maine Lobsters. They do lobster rolls too, but I think it’s too […]