Before living in Japan, I used to be impressed by people saying “Oh I do my sushi at home, it’s so easy”! Now that I know more about Japanese culture and cuisine, it makes me smile.
Traditionally, it takes ten years to become a sushi chef. Yes, you heard me, ten years!
To dine at the three Michelin star restaurant Le Bernardin with the whole family, you must be either quite wealthy or celebrating life. In our case, it was most certainly the latter! (Fortunately or not, this is another debate.) In any case, the dinner was absolutely flawless, from the beginning to the end. The setting, the service, the wine, the food, not a single gripe!
Dons Bogam is an interesting combination of Korean BBQ and wine bar in the middle of Koreatown. The restaurant has a very modern and chic décor where you can sample a wide range of Korean foods. The façade is made of glass rectangles framed with metallic supports, allowing you to see the atmosphere inside the restaurant.
Have I already mentioned that I love NYC? Well I do, and what I love is this kind of place that you can only find in Manhattan.