September 15, 2009

YH Restaurant Report: Moo (Barcelona)

by Moto Yamamoto

Barcelona was interesting. The Gaudi architecture was totally worthwhile, and we walked around everywhere. La Boqueria smelled like ham, and was a complete tourist trap. Saffron at the market was uber-pricey. Although I would have loved to get a leg of Jamon iberico, those were not cheap either (I bought a 100 gram pack at […]

July 8, 2009

Lazyass Cookin’: 8 Ingredients to Gazpacho (Traditional)

by Kayoko Akabori

I was inspired to make this when watching Jacques Pepin make it on his show the other day. He just made it look so easy- it’s a raw vegetable soup for god’s sake! No pots and pans- just your knife, peeler and food processor. It’s a lazyass cook’s call from heaven. I’m working at a […]

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 […]

March 20, 2008

A Taste of Spain in Ueno

by Yoko Kumano

Unplanned excursions should be celebrated. Whoever made up the phrase “Spice of Life” was probably a fan of spontaneity. Last Sunday, my boyfriend and I decided to go to Ueno park after getting up around noon. I took the Nikon D200 that I am borrowing from a coworker hoping to capture the scenes of the […]

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 […]