Aaaaand...we're in New York!! After having a few shambolic plane journeys over the summer, this one went refreshingly smoothly - the inevitable turbulence aside. Before we knew it we were through customs and on our way to Manhattan. After a brief pit stop at our hotel, we were off again in the direction of Smorgasburg … Continue reading Smorgasburg Market and Wandering Through Brooklyn
The city of Fukuoka is pretty much at the end of the Shinkansen in the north of the island of Kyushu. Famous for Hakata-style ramen and its street food stalls called "yatai", it's always been on my list of places to visit. As we were travelling as far as Hiroshima on our most recent trip, … Continue reading Fukuoka
First of all, apologies for not posting in a while - it's been a busy couple of weeks! Last Thursday Mark and I arrived in Japan for my friend's wedding and a bit of a holiday and we've been having a great time, but very busy. I'll be making up for the pause in posts … Continue reading Tsujita Ramen, Iidabashi: Delicious Ramen in Tokyo
Ramen is possibly my favourite thing - like - in the world (and the hubbie of course...but also ramen). You can imagine how excited I was when Ladies in Blogging invited me to learn how to make it from scratch - broth, noodles, the whole shebang - at Sozai Cooking School, a school that focuses … Continue reading Sozai cooking’scool! Learning to make perfect ramen from scratch.
Founding Farmers Founding Farmers is one of my favourite restaurants in Washington, DC. It serves good quality "farm-to-table" American cuisine which isn't just delicious, it's ethical and locally sourced too. I definitely recommend the fried chicken and waffles which is just beyond words. And look at the cute little metal sauce pot in the shape … Continue reading Great places to eat in Washington DC