Category: World

South Korea, HERE I AM!
I am delighted to tell you that I’ve just disembarked from my Korean Air flight (JFK to Seoul, almost 14 hours!)…
Getting to the Meat of Hong Kong
One thing you know for sure en route to Hong Kong: this city will have wall-to-wall hanging ducks, chickens, pigs, roast pork, all displayed in multitudinous carnivorous windows. The whole category is sometimes referred...
Hong Kong Eats: Going to Pot!
Well, going to pots, actually. On my March trip to the great eating city of Hong Kong, one of the most delicious themes that emerged was restaurants devoted to different kinds of "pots"… Hot...
Goin' High-End in South Africa!
South Africa is not all soul-rattling African food, simmering collisions of historical immigrant food, nor flaming braai (the South African word for grilling). Oh, those things are enough to keep ME interested, as I told...
Foods of South Africa: The Roots
I haven't been denying it to anyone: my favorite experience during a nine-day gastronomic juggernaut through South Africa was rolling into the poverty-stricken but completely joyful township of Guguletu with Cledwyn Tyler, my guide...
The Very Exotic Mind-Set of the Japanese Gastronome
Originally Published: ROSENGARTEN REPORT, Issue #57, May 2007 Yes, we've become a nation of sushi-lovers. But are we Americans really in tune with the Japanese aesthetic that undergirds the sushi bar? It's worth asking...because...