Tag Archives: culinary exotica

Asmak Taama – New York’s Finest Egyptian Seafood

As a big fan of Robert Sietsema’s food blog in the Village Voice, the cleverly-named “Fork in the Road,” I’m always on the lookout for his latest discoveries. Jamie & I had a need to get out of the City, a brief relief from the everyday commonplace. We’ve also long wanted to travel to Egypt, […]

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Natural Gourmet Cooking School Dinner

Jamie tracked down a wonderful surprise for a recent dinner. She made reservations far in advance for one of the special Friday Night dinners at the Natural Gourmet Cooking School on 21st Street in Manhattan. For a very reasonable $40 per person, and the opportunity to BYOB, we were treated to a gourmet presentation of […]

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Nyonya Restaurant Review

Imagine taking cuisine from the Straits of China, crossing it with Malay influences, and throwing in some Indian spices for good measure. You would have the spectacularly unusual and tremendously flavorful food of Nyonya.

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