Oyster House | www.oysterhousephilly.com/Address: 1516 Sansom St (Rittenhouse Square), Philadelphia, PA 19102Date visited: 2013.01Verdict: The place to get your lobster roll fix in PhillyWill return: Definitely (will try oysters next time) Fresh New England style seafood. Nothing too fancy; they do the…

It is negative degree weather here and I am still drinking this delicious frappuccino slash getting diabetes. Caramel Frappuccino Affogato Style This is a caramel frapp affogato style. ‘Affogato’ is the Italian word for drown; you can ask for any frapp affogato style…

Kyotofu | www.shopkyotofu.comAddress: 705 9th Ave (Hell’s Kitchen), New York, NY 10019Date visited: 2013.01Total bill: ~$20 + tip for two dessertsVerdict: Did not taste as good as it lookedWill return: No – UPDATE 2013.05: CLOSED – My friend and I came…

Seoul Street | www.eatseoulstreet.comAddress: 1771 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105Verdict: Best fries and fried chicken in townWill return: DefinitelyWhat to get: Kimchi Fries Seoul Street is located on North Campus in the same center as Panera Bread. You will have to drive…

Sang Kee Peking Duck House | www.sangkeechinatown.comAddress: 238 N. 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107Date visited: LotsTotal bill: ~$45 + tip for three peopleVerdict: Cheap and deliciousWill return: DefinitelyWhat to get:   – Any roasted duck and/or roasted pork dish   – Sizzling Tofu Sang Kee…

Bergdorf Goodman Restaurant | BG Tea ServiceAddress: 5th Ave at 58th (BG Women’s Store – 7th Floor), New York, NY 10019Date visited: 2013.01 (tea service 3-5pm)Total bill: $35 + tip per personVerdict: Food is ordinary but you are paying for good atmosphere and serviceWill return: No…

Lady M Boutique | www.ladym.com Address: 41 East 78th St, New York, NY 10021Date visited: 2013.01Total bill: ~$20 for two slices and tip for table serviceVerdict: Original and high in qualityWill return: DefinitelyWhat to get: Crepe Cake Lady M is known for its…

Luke’s Lobster East Village | www.lukeslobster.comAddress: 93 E. 7th Street [East Village], New York, NY 10009Date visited: 2013.01Total bill: $15 for one lobster rollVerdict: Lives up to its nameWill return: DefinitelyWhat to get: ……. Lobster Roll What can I say about…

Macaron Smackdown: Lette vs. Laduree vs. La Maison du Macaron

My search for the perfect macarons ends here.

Pacific Rim | www.pacificrimbykana.comAddress: 114 W. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104Verdict: Food is worth the dent in your wallet but don’t get dessert hereWill return: DefinitelyWhat to get:   – Tuna Tartare   – Sablefish I thought I would start my inaugural…