Lemon Lime Shell Pudding

If you’re looking to make a good impression on some dinner guests or simply test your culinary fortitude when it comes to presentation – this dessert might be for you! A while back I started to play around in the kitchen with different presentations of desserts with the goal of making the aesthetics of the…

Lucky Peach – The End of a great culinary zine

A few months ago LUCKY PEACH announced on its Instagram account they were ending their beloved culinary magazine in print form. The result among the culinary believers has since been a tearful and frustrating farewell. I discovered Lucky Peach a few years ago after picking up the issue on Chinatown. I consumed it as quickly as I…

Cook Book Review – {Kitchen Must Haves}

It seems each month my cook book collection gets a bit bigger and bigger. I find it difficult to visit the local book store (usually B&N) and not find myself walking out with at least 1 new book. I have a preference for certain style cook books, usually with exceptional photography (no surprise there). There…

Dim Sum, Sushi, Breakfast Pizza & More

I admit it. I have been eating out quite a bit lately. From Ramen joints in center city (Philadelphia) to local sushi restaurants. I have also been cooking a lot, usually every Sunday for entire afternoons at a time. I am very close to getting my breakfast pizza just the way I envisioned it! (Maybe…

I am not a food critic

Food. It’s an amazing thing. I am constantly in awe of today’s food culture. A friend recently pointed out to me that my Twitter and Instagram feed (@GR8BigWorld), contained a lot of food posts lately, which followed by the question ‘Are you becoming some kind of food critic’ ? The logical answer to this question…

NYC Food Adventures

A few dishes and goodies I picked up from last weekends adventures in NYC. I checked off a couple things on the bucket list to include chowing down on a Pastrami & Rye at the famous Katz Deli, getting my first Bubble Tea at New World Mall in Queens, and of course getting my usual…