• Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Noodle Me Crazy: First Annual Great Ramen Challenge at Ikea Draws Huge Crowds

    Ramen was the name of the game last night at the First Annual Great Ramen Challenge held at Ikea. Six sous chefs got their chance to shine as they competed for a golden ramen trophy and bragging rights as the creator of the best bowl of ramen made with $3 or less. The free event, organized by Dutch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Go Way Out to Eat: 5 Favorite Dining Destinations

    Food & Wine magazine recently featured a series of articles on culinary destinations, or "...the world's best food pilgrimages," as they put it. While it was indeed interesting, I must say that places like Bangkok, Rome and India are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to food travels. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Friday Night Downtown at Azuma Sushi & Robata Bar

    I'm all for a sushi and sake night, so when a few of my friends invited my man and I out to Azuma's downtown location last Friday, we didn't even blink an eye before jumping in a cab and heading to meet them. It was a gorgeous night and our friends were already sitting at a large table outside on th ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 28, 2011

    Slurp Heaven

    For a fast-food place, Cafe Kubo's knows how to produce one good bowl of ramen.

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Space Beer: Coming Soon to a Galaxy Near You

    crunchgear.comTo travel in space while drinking a beer. Another American dream realized.​STEP 1: Design a spacecraft fit for commercial space flight. Check. STEP 2: Build a fleet of such vehicles; brand yourself as the means for the common (extremely wealthy) man to see the universe. Check. ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 27, 2003
  • Dining

    October 24, 2002

    Buttery Beef on the Rock

    Or, how to get full at a Japanese restaurant

  • Dining

    September 12, 2002

    The Eel Thing

    Looking for a veteran sushi chef who'll actually talk to you? Chef Toda's your man.