Category Archives: North America

San Francisco by Cable Car

I was fortunate to visit San Francisco for work in mid December. Right after checking in to the hotel, I dropped off my luggage, grabbed my camera and hopped on the cable car to Fisherman’s Wharf. I know, I know, classic tourist move but I couldn’t help but want to visit. The cable car system threw me […]

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Annisa

Had a wonderful birthday dinner at annisa, the cozy West Village restaurant owned by Anita Lo. The menu is heavily seafood influenced, with some slight Asian flavors and French technique. We had the black sea bass sashimi with trout and barbecued squid with thai basil and fresh peanuts for appetizers. I’m usually not one for […]

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All Aboard the Holiday Train

Here’s a quick NYC post in between all the London pics. If you’re in town on a Sunday, take a ride aboard the vintage MTA holiday train which runs between 2nd avenue and queens plaza. It’s a perfectly festive ride for anyone headed to the holiday market shops in Bryant Park!

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An Afternoon at the Brooklyn Museum

An Unlikely Prospect I originally went to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park to see some greenery at the Brooklyn Botanical (and check out the nearby Hungry Ghost coffee shop). But, when I got off the 2,3 train stop I was standing right at the entrance to the Brooklyn Museum and figured it’d be a waste not to […]

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Jinya Ramen Bar

I was wandering around the West Village looking for a dinner spot and stumbled upon Jinya Ramen Bar, a sleek and modern looking LA import. We tried the corn, salmon and pork skewers and the chashu pork buns, which were grilled at the bar right in front of us. Pork buns are always a good […]

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