Jennie Tai

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6 Things To Try At New Jersey's Mitsuwa Marketplace

Overlooking the Hudson River–Mistuwa Marketplace is New Jersey’s very own indoor Japan-town. With over thirty restaurants on the left side of the complex, and a massive grocery store to the right–Mitsuwa is one of the largest Japanese marketplaces in the United States, and is the only place you’ll find Santouka ramen on the East Coast […]

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Chinatown featured Japanese wtf delicious

WTF Delicious: Pork Belly, Ramen & A Pad Of Butter

Pork belly. Chashu. Bamboo. Sweet corn. Soft boiled eggs. Seaweed. Butter. Because adding butter to anything just makes it that much more magical–I’m a little disappointed in myself for not having thought of this as a necessary ramen topping before. I couldn’t say no to any of the toppings listed on Daikaya’s hot pink menu, […]

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Chelsea featured Japanese

NYC Eats: 5 Things To Try At Morimoto's

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s restaurant at the edge of New York City’s Chelsea Market earned only one star in the New York Times in 2006, calling the restaurant a “big fish in a big pond.” This is why I don’t snub restaurants simply based off yelp, magazine or newspaper reviews. I’ll admit I was a […]

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