A few years ago, I spent a few hours with my parents in Los Angeles, California, a city that was home to the biggest and best restaurants in the world.I didn’t go in expecting to see the kind of dining experience that most Americans get to experience.Instead, I was greeted with a familiar scene, as […]
MIZUMI BOWL, South Korea – The buffet in a Korean restaurant in Mizumi, a town of around 3,200 people in southern Japan, offers traditional Japanese food.The restaurant has been open for a few months, serving sushi, chicken, and rice dishes to diners at around 2,300 yen ($260) a head.Its menu is dominated by dishes that […]
The Pacific buffet and cosmopolitan buffet are among the most popular Australian destinations, and both have a special place in my heart.They are both delicious and full of Australian-made and local food, which I have enjoyed eating at for over two decades.I can still remember the first time I visited both the buffet and the […]
When Hawaiian chain Hibachi opened its first sushi bar in a Honolulu hotel in 1993, it was a hot item in the local sushi scene.But its success in Hawaii has been so far underwhelming that its owners have decided to go elsewhere, closing the last remaining sushi restaurant in the Big Island state.They’re selling off […]
A buffet at the Pacific Seafood and Dining Co. in Portland, Oregon, where the Capitals played the Vancouver Canucks in their first NHL game on Sunday.The buffet featured some of the NHL’s best dishes from the past.The game ended a day earlier with the Capitals winning 6-3.