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Michelle Won

Quinoa Sushi Hand Rolls, a Recipe and a Realization

Michelle Won | Posted 08.21.2012 | Home
Michelle Won

The health nut in me was overjoyed by the opportunity to have a healthier hand roll. Eat rolls, don't get rolls.

Recipe: Your Perfect Game Day Duck Confit

Michelle Won | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Michelle Won

This article will only strike a loud, melodious chord with 3 types of people -- people who love duck confit, people who love Stanford football and people who hate the Oregon ducks.

Recipe: Making the McRib (Kind of)

Michelle Won | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home
Michelle Won

I made a legit rib sandwich, which, yes, took longer than waiting in the 5-minute McRib line at my local McDonalds. But I think investing a couple hours into a real Rib sandwich that has the fixin's of a McRib is the right way to go.

Making NYC Street Meat: Chicken and Rice Recipe

Michelle Won | Posted 08.02.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

If you are a New Yorker... or know a New Yorker... or know someone who knows a New Yorker, you know about the best halal chicken and rice cart on 53rd and 6th. Our chicken recipe is better.

A Trip to St. Croix's Organic Sustainable Farm

Michelle Won | Posted 07.05.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

During a week-long trip to St. Croix, much to my envy and slight dismay, I found a man who has been living my dream for 10 years.

My Trip to the Nutcracker and Dinner at Po, Which Ended Up Being Nutcracker Part 2

Michelle Won | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

My date and I decided on Po, the small West Villager best known as one of the first eateries where Mario Batali got his start. We got there early. But by the time we were done, the line was out the door.

A Living Lesson in Korean Culinary History

Michelle Won | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

I asked the floor manager of a Korean restaurant what it was that made Korean people think, "Okay, let's eat this live this time." His answer was historical.

Village Belle in Philadelphia Dishes Up Mediterranean Deliciousness

Michelle Won | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

For me, Philadelphia is far, and seemingly colder than my beloved New York. But I made the trip out to check out Little Owl Chef Joey Campanero's new restaurant, and it was worth the trip.

A Lesson in Korean Culinary History

Michelle Won | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

This Christmas, after the mandatory half hour of semi-silent shoveling of food into mouths, we began to discuss the origins of Korean food.

Calvisius Caviar Doles Out Portions of Heavenly Caviar Pearls

Michelle Won | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Won

I love my caviar along with the best of them, but I don't claim to be an expert. Luckily, the staff of Calvisius Caviar was happy to fill in the blanks for me.