Tokyo: Al Dente

On the third, or maybe fourth night of a trip you feel tired. It’s dinnertime and you don’t particularly feel any sort of hunger, but the kids need to eat. And you know you need to eat because eventually you will be hungry, and when that eventuality comes ¬†you know that you won’t be able to go out to eat because the kids will be asleep. So, of course, the best course of action would be to go out right now. To find a spot that’s not particularly busy and not particularly popular but particularly close by because all you … Continue reading Tokyo: Al Dente

Something a food slob like me enjoys: Italian Kitchen

The size. The dimensions. The proportions. The perception. I’m not good at estimating distances or heft or volume or bigness or smallness or square footage or anything like that. Driving by Park Royal everyday and watching the workers build, decorate, furnish, and finish the tiny corner section of the first phase of its expansion abutting Marine Drive, and knowing that it was to be the location of Glowbal’s latest expansion of its local restaurant empire, I had a difficult time imagining how such a slice of land could ever become a restaurant that possesses a size significant enough to generate … Continue reading Something a food slob like me enjoys: Italian Kitchen