Missing “Just Like Mother’s”

Tucked away in Forest Hills (Queens, NY) was a Polish restaurant named “Just Like Mother’s“. I thought that it was one of the best restaurants in Forest Hills. I used to live nearby and would go there sometimes for a Saturday or Sunday brunch–a plate of sauerkraut and mushroom pierogies, cheese and fruit blinztes or…

Cha-An: My Favorite Japanese Tea House in NYC

When work got tough and stressful and my co-worker friends and I needed to bitch about it in style–over dessert, tea, and a glass of delicious sake mojito, we go to Cha-An. A Japanese tea house located in the St. Marks area. It was our favorite, and the sake mojito became our favorite drink. Unfortunately, Cha-An…

Make Your Own Burgers at The Burger Project

The Burger Project is a small restaurant on Maginhawa St., Teacher’s Village, Quezon City, which lets customers design their own burgers. Actually, they give customers two options – either to design their own burgers, or to choose from the store’s designer burgers. We’ve been hearing good things about this place, so M and I didn’t…