Hanoi’s Hippest Restaurant: Chops.

Chops is a testimony to the fact that the hipster movement is real. Found in the heart of Hanoi, Vietnam this fantastic food outlet could be at home in any metropolitan city. The burgers are homemade, the beer is craft and the vibe is cool. The truth is, there are probably about 100 reasons why…

‘Setting the Table’ with Danny Meyer

‘Setting the Table’ is Danny Meyers guide to the world of hospitality. Mr. Meyer is the CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) and has decades of years as a restauranteur in New York City. Working in arguably one of the most competitive environments for  restaurants, Danny Meyer has managed to make a name for…

Why I Haven’t ‘Nailed it’.

‘Nailed It’ is Netflix’s competition, baking show hosted by Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres. Three contestants compete in two rounds, where they must recreate different treats based on the theme of the episode. In the first round they must select a different small treat which they recreate, while in the second round there is a…

My Quest to Eat KFC in Phuket, Thailand

It all started when one of my workmates casually mentioned that a lot of places in Thailand deliver. To understand my surprise and happiness, you have to understand two things at this point: I come from Barbados, where very few places deliver. I was pretty homesick. I would have killed for some crappy, familiar, ‘western’…

What Happens When Condescension Is The Secret Ingredient.

I recently decided to carry a friend to a beach bar, lets call it ‘La Bacane’, for some birthday drinks and possibly a bite to eat. When we got there, the place was scantily occupied by other patrons, which we assumed was due to the questionable weather we were having. Nonetheless, at that moment the…

Why Everyone Should Be Booking a Table at ‘Top Deck’ Tomorrow.

The Top Deck is Chef Jason Howard’s addition to the culinary world on the west coast of Barbados. Their modern take on Caribbean food is delicious and absolutely stunning. The Barbadian born Chef is a Master of Modern Caribbean Cuisine. The menu manages to be complex, yet familiar to the Caribbean palate. If you flip…

Eating Sea Bass at Jake’s on Lake Tahoe

On our road trip we were mostly eating snacks and fast food. Eating endless junk food was great but when we got the chance to sit down with local friends at Lake Tahoe, we jumped at the chance. Is there anything better than eating fish on the waterfront? Jake’s is set up like the local…

Am I Cool Enough to Eat at Anthony’s Coal Fire Pizza?

Ever walk into a place and immediately think, maybe I’m not cool enough to be here? That was what it was like walking into Anthony’s Coal Fire Pizza. It’s loud, it’s packed and everyone is laughing. Daunting as fuck, but don’t let that stop you. I was told Anthony’s Pizza is the best pizza in…

Traveling to Mazatlán, Mexico.

We will be soon heading to Mazatlán, Mexico! If anyone has suggestions for places to go, things to eat or drink please comment or message. Mexico is a fantastic country, but this will be a new area to explore. The things I am looking for are: An awesome Mole place An incredible Taco place Delicious…

What I Learned From My 2019 Asian Trip.

Growing up in the Caribbean, there are certain flavors I am very familiar with. Salty and sweet are the mainstays of my palate. The more I travel the more my palate has to evolve. Although, I grew up with Indian and Chinese flavors, Asia has always been daunting. Asian-American food is not what you get…