• Favorite foods: Korean food, Italian food, cake, inventive sushi, Thai, Malaysian

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Nothin' but Nuggets at the Nugget Spot

If only this place were next to Pommes Frites!!

Is This the Classiest McDonald's in America?

I heard there's a McDonald's in the San Diego area (La Jolla?) where there are waiters who bring you your food!

College Tours: Where to Eat Near Yale University

Reading all of this brought so much nostalgia for me and I graduated in 2001! Is Caffe Addulis (sp?) still there? They had decent Ethiopian food. I definitely agree with Sarah Woo that the black bean soup at Atticus is so delicious. I loved the roast beef sandwich with goat cheese from Book Trader's. And that potato pizza is absolutely amazing at BAR! There was also a good Turkish restaurant on Crown Street, but can't remember the name. Is the Amalfi Grill still there? They had great food too. Gourmet Heaven opened in 2001, and when it did, it was a true godsend. There was also a cute cafe on Whitney Street called Coffee?? that served a mean brew (not sure if that's there either). Now I want to visit New Haven and go back to my old stomping grounds!

Cook the Book: 'Hiroko's American Kitchen'

It depends on the dish that's at hand. Sometimes, we eat sashimi over seasoned rice (chirashi); other times we use a mixture of miso, ginger, mirin, and sake to marinate black cod. We often eat tofu also since it's rather easy to prepare - you can fry it or steam it.

Bake the Book: Home Made Summer

Eating ice cream! And fruit that's in season - pluots, peaches!

Cook the Book: Food and Wine's 'America's Greatest New Cooks'

I haven't been inspired recently but I do have a number of good stand-bys near where I live. I can always count on good Vietnamese at this place called Simply Vietnamese.

Restaurants in Paris and London?

Kitchenista - that's a great idea! Will do. . .
Thank you Paula Maack and Neverending Appetite!

Cook the Book: 'Rose's Heavenly Cakes'

Have I entered already? Just in case. . .I would say chocolate frosting with vanilla cake - Ina Garten recipe.

Cook the Book: 'Coco'

Thomas Keller or Rick Bayless

What's Your Favorite Frozen Food?

I am a serious Trader Joe's frozen food junkie (bringing something for lunch to work makes it so convenient):

1) Vegetable samosas
2) Their multi-grain waffles
3) Apple Blossoms
4) Mushroom Pizza (the French one)
5) Chicken Tamales
6) Chicken enchiladas
7) Eggplant Parmigiana (tastes good if you mix it with more sauce and linguine)
8) Macaroni and Cheese
9) Ham/Cheese Mini tarts
10) Spanokopita (sp?)
11) Potato Pancakes
12) Macarons
13) Apple-Raspberry Turnovers
14) Apple Tart Tatin
15) Frozen haricot verts
16) Pork gyoza

I feel like I am missing something!!

Last Week's Contest Winners

What a wonderful surprise! I haven't received the email though. . .

French Macarons from Trader Joe's Are Pretty Damn Good

Maybe it was the box I got, but for the chocolate macarons, the egg white part was sooo stiff and gluey and the filling took forever to defrost properly. The vanilla macarons were wonderful.

Cook the Book: 'Rose's Heavenly Cakes'

It was a tiramisu cake that I had at a friend's birthday party. Bought from a Korean bakery in Fort Lee, NJ.

Cook the Book: 'Italian Easy'

Pasta with roasted broccoli and cauliflower, olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, s & p.

Cook the Book: 'The Art of Eating In'

I know what the ingredients are; it's very comfortable; no transportation costs; no tip! =)