LumDimSum | Filed under: Foodies & Dining Scene, Upcoming Events | Tags: Alan Wong, Hatsune, Hatsune Kerry, Japanese, sake culture, Sake Samurai, Sake Sensei Dinner Party, sake tasting | No Comments »
LumDimSum | Filed under: Foodies & Dining Scene, Hot Tips | Tags: 10 Mezze Dishes, Baba Ganoush, Biteapitta, healthy salads, House Specials, Hummus, Lumdimsum Discovery, Middle Eastern, pitta sandwiches, Signature Dishes, Stuffed Chicken, Stuffed Lamb Neck, Tabbouleh Salad | No Comments »
Don’t Miss Biteapitta’s House Specials
Since Biteapitta’s come out with a new menu featuring some very mouth-watering photos, I’ve started to branch out more and more from my regular 5 staple dishes that I’ve been so content ordering time and time again after all these years (scroll down for Top Hits List).
I’ve previously steered clear of these “house specials” since these prices are quite a jump up from their list of salads, pitta sandwiches, stuffed vegetables that all stand at great value at about RMB 40-50 per person per meal. But what I’ve since realized is that the portion of these signature Biteapitta dishes are enough to feed 2-3 adults or a small family and they are just so so so YUM! With two options for half portion for whole, I say make the leap and go big so you can take the leftovers home! And both the stuffed chicken and stuffed lamb neck come with a generous side of Tabbouleh Salad.
LumDimSum | Filed under: Foodies & Dining Scene, Upcoming Events | Tags: Badr Benjelloun, Barberas, Barolos, Caravan, CRUITALY, Cuju, Guido Damilano, Italian wines, Italy, Moroccan, Piedmont, Sahara, Wine Dinner | No Comments »
Pairing Off-Menu Moroccan Dishes with Wines from Piedmont
Badr Benjelloun, creator of Cuju and Caravan is excited to launch a series of wine/Moroccan food dinner pairings with the first one coming this Monday, June 29th at Moroccan/Cajun restaurant Caravan!
“The Mediterranean region has merged and mixed flavors, tastes and cultures for millenias, across north, south, east and west. On Monday June 29th, we’re doing it again by pairing amazing wines from Piedmont with dishes from Morocco for an unforgettable culinary experience.” - Badr Benjelloun, Cuju & Caravan owner
LumDimSum | Filed under: Foodies & Dining Scene, Special Events | Tags: Alan Wong, Awfully Chocolate, Causa, Chef Daniel Urdaneta, cocktails, Hatsune, Hatsune Restaurant Group, Japanese, Modo Urban Deli, MOKA Bros, Mosto, Nikkei, oysters, Passion for Pisco Cocktail, Peruvian, Pisco Sour, Sake Lychee Martini, sushi, Tiradito, Uni, Uni Bowl, Wagyu | 1 Comment »
Magical NIKKEI Pop-Up Dinner by Chef Daniel Urdaneta + Alan Wong
I had to pinch myself to check whether I was dreaming or if it was real.
Like a fairytale dream come true, NIKKEI emerged out of the thundering clouds early Wednesday evening and exceeded all expectations for a truly extraordinary pop-up dining experience. Not only were we blessed with absolutely the best weather known to Beijing, the two talented teams behind Mosto and Hatsune created something spectacular behind those linen curtains. As guests arrived on the 4th floor rooftop of Nali Patio, they knew they were a part of something special, feeling like they just walked into Beijing’s best kept secret.
LumDimSum | Filed under: Foodies & Dining Scene | Tags: 798 Art District, Alameda, catering, Chef Camila Betin, Crossfit, Delivery, Factory Fresh, Factory in 798, Gaby Alves, Jennifer Eden, LDS 1-on-1, Marte van Os, meal plan service, SALT, TERRA, Zap Urban Eatery | No Comments »
Factory Fresh: Delivery of Market-Fresh Contemporary Menus by Chef Camila Betin
A creative catering kitchen and events space in 798 Art District, FACTORY by Salt has recently introduced a daily meal plan delivery service called FACTORY Fresh. A concept in line with their wholesome kitchen philosophy, these meal plans are focused on using fresh and local produce and each of the new Summer Market Menus are catered to your own lifestyle and fitness goals.
With the original team behind the former SALT, ZAP Urban Eatery, Terra and Alameda, the triple threat behind FACTORY by Salt- Gaby Alves, Jennifer Eden and the talented Brazilian Executive Chef Camila Betin are proud to launch their FACTORY Fresh summer menus.
“Drawing inspiration from the healthy lifestyles of the world, and the one’s lead by the FACTORY team themselves, we have created Beijing’s first nutritiously-balanced, made-fresh-each-morning, meal-plan delivery service. It’s super exciting. After trialling the service with some of Beijing’s most active, interesting and experienced foodies, dieters and fitness fanatics – we are all ready to go live.” - Jennifer Eden, Marketing Director of Factory & Factory Fresh
LumDimSum | Filed under: Foodies & Dining Scene | Tags: Awfully Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Ice Cream, Chocolate Martini, Chocolate Mille Crepe Cake, chocolate truffles, dessert, Haagen Dazs, Indigo Shopping Mall, Lido, Sanlitun, Sanlitun Taikoo Li, Sweets, waffles | 1 Comment »
Awfully Chocolate’s Expansion into Sanlitun’s Taikoo Li
I didn’t realize what a come back Awfully Chocolate has made until my friend was surprised with a Chocolate Mille Crepe Cake (photo snap below) for his birthday last month. Since this game-changing dessert re-discovery, I’ve been tormented by friends’ photos of repeat visits to the branch in Lido’s Indigo Mall the past few months (Lido is a little bit of a trek since my mode of transportation is by bike), so I’ve sat anxiously waiting for its opening in Sanlitun Taikoo Li Village’s basement floor.
Awfully Chocolate’s Mille Crepe Cake Blows My Mind
LumDimSum | Filed under: Foodies & Dining Scene | Tags: Beef Brisket, Great Leap Brewing, Hong Kong, Noodles, Phở Laboratory, Qi Ye, Qing Tang Nan, soup noodles, 七爷清汤腩 | No Comments »
Hole in the Wall Hong Kong Noodle Joint
Since my office is close by, I just stumbled upon Qi Ye (Qing Tang Nan) 七爷清汤腩 by total accident because we were hungry and walking in the general direction of a handful of our regular office lunch go-to spots. What lured me in was not the slick wood and brick exterior, but a retro photo of Bruce Lee displayed on their wall. It caught our eye as something out of place for your average Chinese restaurant and we wanted to see more.
Slick Wood & Brick Exterior next to Pho Lab
LumDimSum | Filed under: Foodies & Dining Scene | Tags: al fresco, food craze, Gateway office, Gulou, Home Plate Bar B-Que, In & Out, Kimchi Carnitas Quesadilla, Korean Mexican Fusion, Los Angeles, Michael Tsai, Miso Dog, New Restaurant, Oak Chateau, Outdoor Patio, Palms L.A., Regency Taipan, Retro, Salad, Sanyuanqiao, Soft Opening, Tacos Protein-Style, vegetarian friendly | No Comments »