February 4, 2009

Kitchen Follies: Devils on Horseback

by Kayoko Akabori

In the world of food blogs, it’s a rare occasion to see a recipe gone bad. Gorgeous, mouthwatering foodporn shots of well-prepared, perfectly crisped, braised and roasted dishes abound in the blogosphere. But what about all the times when your master creations have totally FAILED??? So today, I’m going to talk about how I totally […]

January 18, 2009

All Rise for Jamon Iberico de Bellota

by Kayoko Akabori

Remember how I found the unopened package of jamon iberico on Friday in my parent’s fridge from 2007??? Well, the Akabori’s have no shame whatsoever, and we ate it tonight for dinner. All of it. And it was fucking glorious. This was Jamon Iberico de Bellota, which is the highest grade of jamon available because […]

August 19, 2008

Missing El Cid

by Moto Yamamoto

Sorry there are no pics. I just have to write about this, especially since someone in charge of this site is on vac(or f!!k)ation or whatever the bullshit she claims, but show must go on. We have to satisfy our devoted readers. I just went to this new tapas place on 19th and 8th Ave […]

November 4, 2007

Mangiamo 2007: Spanish Home Cooking

by Kayoko Akabori

Marta really is like a sister to me, and her family has always welcomed me warmly and treated me like a part of the family whenever I went to visit them in Cadiz, the south western tip of Andalucia. It was a wonderful surprise when I found out that her parents would be in Madrid […]

August 8, 2007

Rare Occasion for Yamahomo to be Impressed by a Restaurant (NYC)

by Moto Yamamoto

[Disclaimer]I am not a devoted blogger, and don’t bring my camera anywhere, so I don’t have any pictures, which is so crucial for food blogs. However, this meal was so amazing that I feel the need to share the experience. As you know by now, I cook a lot, and I usually don’t get too […]

July 10, 2007

Homo Party Done Right, I mean Home…

by Moto Yamamoto

Yep, it’s me again. Aside from all the complicated dishes, I make a lot of party food since I love hosting parties. People, please don’t start with “how come I never get invited?!” I was the one who invited all of you in the past when I lived in NJ, and no one even bothered […]