Shabu Shabu – Shabu-Zen – Boston Massachusetts.

This week we decided it was time for my husband to experience his first Shabu Shabu right here in Boston Massachusetts. I first tried Shabu Shabu myself in Osaka, Japan 4 years ago whilst touring the country for a little over 3 months, and absolutely fell in love with it instantly. After all of this…

Brunch bliss – The Friendly Toast – Boston MA.

At times I wish I didn’t work weekends so that I could brunch a typical brunch, but then I remember that I can brunch on a Wednesday when there’s nobody around without making reservations, and I feel a little better about the situation. This Wednesday in Boston MA was no different, and as my husband…

Ramen roundup – restaurant week – Chicago, Illinois.

Our time in Chicago has almost come to an end, and with 4 ramen shops under our belt we feel as though we made a good dent on the scene as a whole. Through the week we found ourselves in a record breaking polar vortex that was truly the coldest I’ve ever been in my…

High Five Ramen – restaurant week – Chicago Illinois.

Our last ramen stop of the week was definitely a unique one, and that’s where High Five Ramen entered our lives. After trying the previous night to get a table we where told there would be a 3 hour wait, which we couldn’t do on that particular evening. We had one more chance before work…

Ramen Takeya – restaurant week – Chicago Illinois.

Another day in the Windy City was proving to live up to its name as my scarf began to frost from my warm breath whilst waiting for our Uber. Today we where on our way to Ramen Takeya on W Fulton Market street, and after the Uber driver pulled out the wrong way on a…

Ramen San – restaurant week – Chicago Illinois.

For our second ramen adventure of the week we found ourselves on our way to Ramen San. I would like to point out that when I first arrived in Chicago on the Sunday evening I had ordered delivery from Ramen San. I would recommend to not get ramen delivery but to instead head to the…