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  • Archive for August 8th, 2007

    Made a reservation at Wakiya Gramercy for Friday

    Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

    Finally have a free night in the city, so I made a reservation at Wakiya with my friend Eric Lee. It wasn’t that hard to get a reservation for 2 (7, 8:45 or 9 p.m.) The feedback on Wakiya at New York Magazine’s Grub Street  and Chowhound have been lukewarm. The Amateur Gourmet has a post from James […]

    The joys of Slideflickr!

    Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

    After some trouble with Simpleflickr and Firefox, I decided to try Slideflickr as a way to do photos on this blog. It’s pretty simple actually. You just type in a set, a group or a user and it generates a line of code that you stick on a blog page and you get this neat […]

    Forget Atkins, South Beach, Lemonade Diets. The Ultimate Plan? Moving to China.

    Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

    John Vause of CNN says he has lost 10 pounds in the last several weeks because he is terrified of Chinese food products. As he writes: But these days, the joy of anticipation of what the next dish will bring has been replaced with, well, the dread of what the next dish may contain. When […]