Ramen hunting in Tokyo

Ramen hunting in Tokyo

Ramen Hunter Hiroshi Shimakage has eaten thousands of bowls of ramen in the last few years. On a typical evening, he crushes three bowls. That’s sort …

Thank you, Anthony Bourdain

Thank you, Anthony Bourdain

“Do we really want to travel in hermetically sealed popemobiles through the rural provinces of France, Mexico and the Far East, eating only in Hard Rock …

To suck or not to suck?

To suck or not to suck?

I suck my shrimp heads. I don’t use a knife and fork to carefully separate the head from the body, and the body from the tail. …

Egg tart simulacrum

Egg tart simulacrum

Growing up in San Francisco, brunch meant dim sum. And dim sum meant a few staples: har gow (shrimp dumplings), siu mai (pork and shrimp dumplings), …

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Smokey’s Barbershop

Smokey’s Barbershop

Smokey’s is a barbershop in Washington DC which survived the riots in the 60’s and is still a neighborhood favorite for hanging out and catching up. …