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Almond tofu and sake ice cream at Yopparai (a Sake Bar and restaurant) in NYC

I recently had dinner at Yopparai (a Sake bar and restaurant) in the Lower East Side.  I remember having heard about the sake and the wonderful, funky cocktails there.  Having been to Yopparai, I think it has the most unique dishes among Japanese restaurants in NYC, besides the usual items.  We relished most if not […]

Amazing grilled tofu at Mooncake Foods

I had heard all good things about Mooncake Foods from Midtown Lunch – my go-to resource when I am looking for lunch in the midtown area – and was not disappointed.   The restaurant / cafe serves what it calls “homecooked Asian comfort food”.  Although I did not realize this when I went there – nothing is […]

Almayass: Good but not Amazing Armenian-Lebanese food

Almayass is a relatively new Armenian-Lebanese restaurant in Gramercy / Flat-iron district in NYC – it opened in Spring 2012.   It is owned by a brother-sister duo (Varak and Alidz Alexandrian) with other family members contributing to the menu design and the decor.  Many reviews that I read were favorable including this one from […]