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New York City: Cha-An

Elisa: Nestled in what seemed to be a-tiny-shop-house-at-first-glance on the second floor of 230 E 9th Street is Japanese dessert house Cha-An. Unlike the charming, dainty exteriors that many cafes or restaurants attempt to put up in order to lure … Continue reading

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New York City: Two Hands

Elisa: As a student, I’m always on the look out for places to study, places that are inviting, relaxing and charming enough to make me feel both comfortable and energized. Forget about the school library or Starbucks that are usually … Continue reading

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New York City: Dominique Ansel Bakery

Elisa: After having been in New York for almost 5 months now, I’ve finally tried the legendary epoch-defining-in-the-pastry-world (however you describe it) Cronut at Dominique Ansel Bakery and experienced the intense agony of having to wait in line for almost … Continue reading

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New York City: The Back Room at One57

Elisa: More often than not, dining rooms in hotels serve up overpriced unexciting simple dishes catered to “satisfy” the often-uninformed taste buds of foreigners who, after a day of travelling from miles away or a day of exploring the city, … Continue reading

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New York City: Bg Gay Ice Cream

Elisa: “I see ice cream as a universal food. You don’t need teeth to eat ice cream – you can be 8 months old, you can be 108 years old. You can be the richest man in America, or you … Continue reading

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