brushstroke Kaiseki Restaurant & brushstroke Sushi – Bouley

Restaurant: Brushstroke Location: 30 Hudson Street, New York Date consumed: 5 December 2014 What I ordered: The 5 course tasting menu. Kabocha & Butternut Squash Soup // Smoked Alaskan Black Cod Sesame-Yaki & Tender Grilled Octopus & Black Sesame Squid Ink Purée // Lobster & Chive Buds, Egg-Don (click on image for description)     Food rating: 1 / 5 – Edible Comments: $55 for a

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Fried chicken & waffles!

Restaurant: Sweet Chick Location: 178 Ludlow Street, New York Date consumed: 5 November 2014 What I ordered: Chicken and Waffles & a side of Mac and Cheese Food rating: Chicken and Waffles: 3 / 5 – Good Mac & Cheese: 4 / 5 – YUM! Comments: The waffles were light and the chicken were just right, but the dish didn’t have anything for me

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Contra NYC

Restaurant: Contra Location: 138 Orchard Street, New York Date consumed: 25 November 2014 What I ordered: The 5 course tasting menu. (click on image for description) Food rating: 3 / 5 – Not bad Comments: $55 for a 5 course tasting menu in NYC. Reasonably priced I guess but with a drink my final bill came close to $100. Overall the

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Chicago’s Deep Dish Pizzas Adventure

I’ve ALWAYS wanted to try a deep dish pizza, so when I was in Chicago I decided to hit up 3 places!   3. Restaurant: Lou Malnati’s Chicago – River North Location: 439 North Wells Street, Chicago Date consumed: 14 November 2014 What I ordered: The Malnati Chicago Classic (with extra pepperoni) Food rating: 2 / 5 – Mehh [unimpressed] Comments:

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Dandelion Chocolate

Restaurant: Dandelion Chocolate Location: 740 Valencia St, San Francisco Date consumed: 22 November 2014 What I ordered: Single Origin Chef’s Tasting Menu (From left to right: Cacao Spritzer // S’more // PBJ cup // Red Velvet Beet Cake // Cocoa Nib Panna Cotta) & Frozen Hot Chocolate Comments: Exited to try the S’more but left disappointed. Favorite out of

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Zero Zero

Restaurant: Zero Zero Location: 826 Folsom St, San Francisco Date consumed: 22 November 2014 What I ordered: Castro Pizza & Terrior cocktail Comments: This sausage and pepperoni pizza was too salty but I enjoyed the cocktail. This is probably my worst dining service experience ever. (Because I didn’t have a reservation, I waited around 30

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