Joan Valerie

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Ritzy Chinese Restaurant from Hong Kong Glides Into Le Cirque Space

An upscale northern Chinese restaurant with outposts in Hong Kong and London is making its way to New York City. International restaurant group <b>Aqua</b> founder <b>David Yeo</b> is planting his first U.S. restaurant in the former Le Cirque space, a high end place serving dim sum and roast duck called <b>Hutong</b>, …

Hong Kong

Chicken in Milk | Chicken Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>1.5 kg free-range chicken<br>• olive oil<br>• ½ a stick of cinnamon<br>• 1 good handful of fresh sage<br>• 2 lemons<br>• 10 cloves of garlic<br>• 565 ml milk<p>Tap …

5-Ingredient Creamy Mango Pudding [Vegan, Raw] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Dark Chocolate Orange Mousse

Dark chocolate orange mousse is always a great idea. The combination of chocolate and orange is so special, rich, and refreshing – ideal for any …

Weekend Recipe: A Hearty Chicken Soup That’s Good for Your Soul and Immune System

When I feel a little run down, I make my restorative Polish-style chicken soup called Rosół, which was taught to me by my great-grandmother to help …

Perfect Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe - Grandbaby Cakes

<i>Perfect Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe – Moist, decadent, delicious and rich, this chocolate cupcakes recipe is the best you will ever taste!</i><p>Yellow …

Get Your Protein Game in Check With These 25 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there's no denying the truth in that. Not only is eating a quality breakfast key for priming your energy levels for the day, but it's also a golden opportunity to get your protein in. And fortunately for you, there are plenty of …

Healthy Eating

This Red Wine Brownies Recipe Will Take Your Dessert Game up a Notch

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 370°F. Assemble all ingredients.<p>Step 2<p>Melt chocolate and butter in a microwave for about 45 seconds.<p>Step 3<p>Mix chocolate and …

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 1 1/2-quart Bundt or tube pan.<p>Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt into a bowl. Cream the …

Corn Gazpacho with Crab

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add corn; boil 3 minutes. Remove corn from pot; let stand 5 minutes. Cut …

Moroccan Recipe: Chicken Tagine with Apricots, Almonds & Chickpeas

Warm one tablespoon of oil in a large Dutch oven (at least 5 1/2-quarts) or tagine over medium-high heat until the oil flows easily and you can see …

Onions

Singapore-Style Chicken & Noodle Soup Recipe

By: Ruth<p>Tastes like the Singapore noodles I get at my favorite restaurant. Yum!<p>By: Ute<p>This is our new favorite! It requires some preparations to get …

Food

Corn pudding recipe transfers fresh kernels into rich, creamy goodness

It’s not the heat; it’s the corn.<p>Really. Corn, like the rest of us, sweats. It slurps water from the soil and sweats out its underleaves. Millions of …

This Couple Has Lived 1,000 Nights in Airbnbs

Some brands have their fans—and then they have their superfans. Apple has legions of fanboys (and fangirls). Harry Potter has Potterheads. T.J. Maxx …

7 Fine Dining Restaurants In Tokyo That Will Blow Your Mind

With more Michelin stars than any other city it would be a culinary crime not to fine dine in the Nippon capital.<p>Famed for its focus on top-notch …

First time to Tokyo? 5 locals give their advice

<b>(CNN) —</b> With 13.5 million residents -- 37.8 million if you count the entire metro area -- and densely packed skyscrapers, it's fair to say that Tokyo can feel overwhelming for visitors.<p>Even the most experienced travelers struggle to decipher the cryptic metro maps and navigate the busy streets. It …

Japan

Crunchy Creamy Cucumber Avocado Salad Recipe on Food52

• 2 large cucumbers<br>• Salt<br>• 2 ripe avocados<br>• 1/2 cup chopped mint<br>• Juice and zest of 1/2 lime<br>• 4 ounces feta cheese, diced<br>• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 2 tablespoons lime juice<br>• Pepper to taste (or lemon pepper)<p>Peel the cucumbers, cut them in half lengthwise and scrape out the seeds with a teaspoon. Cut cucumbers into …

Food

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The One Dessert That Speeds Up Your Metabolism

Dieting is the worst. It’s not because we have to eat more salads and vegetables, but because we have to stop eating dessert. But, what if I told you …

Our Trip to Japan

For as long as I can remember, G's talked about how much he has wanted to visit Japan. I'd always been open to it, though the idea of being so far …

Café

This Man Planned the Most Efficient Road Trip Across the U.S.

Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a little planning before road trip.<p>Do you go north? Do …

Here's A Two-Week Clean Eating Challenge That's Actually Delicious

This is a delicious two-week meal plan that will teach you to cook and eat healthy, feel awesome, and stay that way. Just like last year's, but better.

Healthy Eating

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Rag alla Bolognese (Classic Bolognese Meat Sauce) Recipe

By: Jen<p>It was good....not great. The concern for me, is nutrition value, specifically calories, fat, and carbs. I think they are inaccurately low …

Obama has awesome taste in restaurants — here are some of the best places he has eaten at in New York City

In the past few months alone, they've been hitting some of the trendiest spots around town, fully living up to their reputation of having great taste in restaurants.<p>From trying out farm-to-table grub in Greenwich Village, to hitting old school Italian joints in Nolita, here's a look at some of the …

A Spring Feast: Spaghetti Squash with Asparagus & Lemon

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 375°F.<p>Cut the squash in half lengthwise and scrape out the seeds. Brush the cut sides with 1/2 …

Asparagus

Nicolás Obregón: ‘Tokyo is a million cities … and it’s full of secrets’

<b>Tokyo has magnetism, and it feels endless</b>. What hits you first is the scale. There’s the neon signs, the ancient temples, the skyscraper skylines, all of it mixed together. In the metro area there are more than 35 million people; that’s like taking two-thirds of England and putting it into one city …

Japan

10 Things No One Tells You About... Tokyo

Social media, anonymous postings and “insider” guides all claim to tell foreign guests about Tokyo, but the real skinny is famously hard to find. But …

Japan

The Most Charming Bed-and-Breakfasts in Big Cities Around the World

With a quiet and cozy atmosphere, friendly hosts, and a scrumptious breakfast served on china, a quaint bed-and-breakfast can be the perfect place to …

New England