Shanghai Beer Factory’s take on “American”

From just stopping by, checking out the menus, and looking around, we could see that Shanghai Beer Factory promised beautifully prepared American food in a trendy¬†setting. The food was excellently¬†prepared in terms of ingredient quality, presentation, and cooking technique, and the service was good too. Unfortunately, the otherwise-amazing food was made much less enjoyable by…

Peanut butter banana honey toast at Mango Six

Peanut butter banana honey toast. What a mouthful. A good mouthful. Honey toast is not hard to get right if you have the right ingredients, and in this case packaged shokupan from a plastic bag is not out of place. I’ve had honey toast weekly since coming to Shanghai. It was all delicious, so Mango…

Disconcerting atmosphere, sublime food

The first review from Shanghai, where I’ll be until the end of the year! With traditionally-prepared dishes with a bit of experimentation in the ingredients, eating at La Vita in Shanghai’s Jinqiao area is a great choice for those looking for really good Italian food prepared the real Italian way, not the American comfort food…

Honest Biscuits is honestly amazing

Honest Biscuits is a recent addition to the oversaturation of awesome food spots at Pike Place Market, and I’m so glad I found it. This hip, bright space overlooks a quieter part of the market that I love relaxing in to escape the usual crowded din. That space is off this very well-trafficked section leading…