Month: August 2015

Where the Wild Thyme Blows – My Day at Secret Summer NYC

I know a bank where the wild thyme blows,
Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows,
Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine,
With sweet musk-roses and with eglantine.
― William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Earlier this August, I took a 20 minute cab ride from my place in Brooklyn into seemingly another world.

The Michelin Star Restaurant You Can Actually Afford — really, like, once a week!

Most people are familiar with world-renowned culinary “experience” Michelin-starred restaurants like Noma in Denmark or San Sebastián in Spain where you are prepared to spend a good portion of your paycheck and join a months long waiting list. But did you know that if you happen to be in Hong Kong or Singapore, a random late night Dim Sum craving could be Michelin star rated fare as well?