June 8, 2011

Skankynavia: Breaking the China

by Anders Arhoj

Do you serve your best food on ugly plates? Are you still using the saucers from your mom’s back closet from when you moved away from home? Or do you instead spend all your birthday money on new additions to your Floral Heaven dinnerware set, dreaming of one day completing the whole thing to impress […]

July 31, 2008

KhoiBoy Food Marathon: MoMA Cafe 2 (NYC)

by Kayoko Akabori

I’m nauseous. My head is pounding. HOW did I get home??? What did I do last night? Oh, I remember. Khoi was in town. Bits and pieces of the day are coming back to me very slowwwly. Cheeseburgers, calamari, ceviche. Beer, wine, sake, champagne. More beer. More sake. Vomitous. Khoi is one of my closest […]

May 25, 2008

Cafe Sabarsky: Old Vienna with an Old Friend

by Kayoko Akabori

One of my oldest friends in NY, Kanitra aka kanshefle aka W(h)ine-o, is leaving for Austin today. She got a full ride to study Latin American Art History at UT, and so after 10 years in the city, she’s saying goodbye. She’s leaving me! Kanitra and I met in the summer of 2003, in a […]

March 3, 2008

California Soul: Park’s BBQ (LA)

by Kayoko Akabori

Can’t go to LA and not go to Koreatown. Best Korean food ever, and it’s a trip down memory lane for me, cause that’s where we lived for 4 years when my family first moved to the States. On my friend Jim’s recommendation, Keisuke, Yoskay and I went to Park’s on Vermont. It was late […]