New Jersey

December 26, 2011

Culinography: Short Ribs

by Erin Gleeson

Dish by by Chef Scott Anderson. Photo by Erin Gleeson

November 28, 2011

Culinography: Beet Soup

by Erin Gleeson

Beet soup by Chef Scott Anderson at Elements Restaurant in Princeton, NJ. Photo by Erin Gleeson.

August 22, 2011

Culinography: Dinner with Top Chef Kevin Sbraga

by Erin Gleeson

I recently had a fun evening shooting in the kitchen at elements with chef/owner Scott Anderson and guest chef Kevin Sbraga (above), who won Top Chef last season. The dinner was a special prix-fixe event (scroll down for the menu). I got to try a few of the courses–absolutely delicious! COURSES 1st: Jersey Blue Crab […]

September 3, 2008

Fresh Tuna from the Superfreezer

by Kayoko Akabori

Tagged along with the Education program at Japan Society last month for a trip out to Secaucus, NJ to visit Uoriki Fresh, a company that imports fresh tuna and other fish, and distributes it all over the east and west coast (their big client is Whole Foods). This excursion was a part of an intense […]

July 21, 2008

A Spa Night with Cold Noodles (Palisades Park)

by Kayoko Akabori

To celebrate the end of our film festival last week, my coworkers Ryo, Chisa and I bolted onto a 20 minute bus ride out of Manhattan to King Spa Sauna in New Jersey for a night of hot tub relaxation. It mainly caters to a Korean clientele, and for about $100, you get a hard-core […]

December 14, 2007

Mitsuwa Field Trip

by Kayoko Akabori

For some god foresaken reason, Roach and I were inspired to take a bus to Mitsuwa, all the way out in buttfuck Jersey the day after Thanksgiving. I don’t know what it was– fantasies of all the food shopping possibilities, or simply the food court extravaganza– that lured us to make the trek. Whatever it […]

April 2, 2007

$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Day 8, 9 & 10

by Kayoko Akabori

$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Prologue$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Day 1 & 2$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Day 3, 4 & 5$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Day 6 & 7$100/ 2 Weeks/ NYC: Midway Meditation Friday 3/30 Total Spent: $0 LUNCH–> $0 i boiled some penne in the morning and married it with some of the puttanesca that […]