Frolic Travels

Broke da mouth: Da one that got away

Da Sumo Saimin Special My go-to omiyage for bring back from Kauai had always been Hamura Saimin noodles. Whenever we went Kauai we always made sure for eat Hamura Saimin at least couple few times, then on our last day we…

How to spend an afternoon eating Maui

I can see why people fall in love with Maui at first sight. I got it when we were making our descent into Kahului Airport. The coast came into view, clouds parted over the West Maui Mountains and rolling expanses of green filled our windows.  Wheels…

The meaty feast you need at Momofuku Las Vegas

As a Korean-American foodie, I’ve been wanting to try the bo ssam from fellow Korean-American David Chang's Momofuku for years. I got my chance recently at Momofuku Las Vegas, and it did not disappoint! Momofuku is easily the most successful…

Best snacks at Disneyland

Whenever I see long lines at restaurants throughout Disneyland Park, I want to shake my head. Those poor, unfortunate (and probably hangry) souls.  I have nothing against Disneyland restaurants, but true foodie knows the best way to maximize eating is…

First-timers' guide to Kuala Lumpur

Sponsored Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia, the crossroads of Southeast Asia. It is one of the most visited cities in the world and home to AirAsia, which recently celebrated flying its 500 millionth passenger. I’m smitten with KL's diversity, probably…

First-timers' guide to experiencing Osaka like a pro

Sponsored  Osaka is Japan’s second largest metropolitan area. It's famously known as Japan’s kitchen — a foodie paradise where enclosed shopping arcades house miles of restaurants, bars, coffee shops and sushi counters. The choices can be daunting. Do I want…

Hello, Hilo: Dining at Bamboo Hale

Now that the pursuit of culinary arts has been elevated around the world, it's neat to see talented young chefs blossom from students to industry powerhouses. If you haven't already, check out your nearest community college's student-run restaurant to see…

Hot fusion in Calgary: Anju

The final stop on my Calgary food adventure with Jessie Cayabo was at Anju, a popular modern Korean restaurant helmed by award-winning chef, Roy Oh.  "Anju" means "food you eat with alcohol" in Korean, usually casual food shared with friends,…

Calgary hotspots off the beaten path

On our way back in from Banff, my friend Jessie took me to a super hidden hotspot called Alloy. If you didn't know what you were looking for, you'd totally miss it; the restaurant is a converted office building in…