Posts Tagged ‘ramen


Practice Dinner- pork

Ji Hye and I held our first practice dinner with 20 people for the first time at the studio. It definitely could’ve been a lot more organized, but that’s why we practice.


Pork Ramen with Pork Shoulder

Steamed buns with pork belly

Sticky Rice with Shiitake Mushrooms and pork shoulder

Scallion Pancakes

Tea soaked eggs

(more photos to come)

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Urban Belly

After many recommendations by several people to visit Urban Belly, I finally made it [to Chicago, in general]. Yes, this is also in a “strip mall”, but it’s in the city, so it’s cooler. They also covered up the storefront with a trendy facade, which I should’ve gotten a picture of, and a make-shift breeze-way. The flow of the restaurant is like the deli. It’s not full table service. You order at the counter after getting a table, and the food is delivered out to your table, labeled with a number. You do have a “waitress” that checks in with you and gets anything you may need.

We met up with the lovely Adrienne, and ordered half the menu. No, I’m not joking, half the menu. They should’ve paid US since everyone else in line after us kept asking what we ordered.

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