The fave of Instagram foodies is a San Miguel staple.

The fave of Instagram foodies is a San Miguel staple.

The fever started in L.A. Then, with a boost last month from Eric Asimov in the New York Times, it became a frenzy.  I’m talking about birria. And you’re excused if you don’t know what I’m talking about. Because birria may be, not only the most unrecognized, but also...
If you know Tony, tell him about these wings. Please.

If you know Tony, tell him about these wings. Please.

There’s a guy in town called Tony. I don’t know Tony very well. But I know Tony’s from Buffalo. Which gives us something very much in common. Because I’m from a suburb of Buffalo called Canada. As a once-teenaged Canadian, I lived in a land where people were not...
Tantalized long enough. Last night I ordered tantamen.

Tantalized long enough. Last night I ordered tantamen.

About a year ago, Chikatana added Chef Satoru Takeda as a partner. About a week later the restaurant had four different ramens on their menu. About four days after that I had a decision to make. Which one would I order? I love ramen. Don Day’s Wife loves ramen. We...
My must-have moussakas. In San Miguel.

My must-have moussakas. In San Miguel.

Long before the words “all” and “inclusive” were hyphenated, I journeyed from Toronto to an almost undiscovered little town called Rethymnon on the island of Crete. I was dreaming that someday the island might be my home. I was madly, deeply in love with Greek food...
This KFC ain’t like that KFC.

This KFC ain’t like that KFC.

“Welcome home”, said the woman in the monogrammed mask, as we walked through the glass doors into Kenten’s S.M.A. “Welcome home”, I thought. Do I know this woman? Have I been here before? How drunk was I? It was almost two hours later, heading out through those same...

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