Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

Another Vegas discovery from over the Christmas holidays was bachi burger.  Although open for quite some time now, it was only on our last visit that I was able to try the Asian-inspired menu at bachi burger.  We went for dinner on a weekday night and the place was packed with a half hour wait …

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It’s taken a few weeks to get this blog post together but it’s finally here – my annual best of 2012.  The first two were unique and fantastic in every way.  The next three are the best of Puerto Rico followed by the three best in Las Vegas and finally, the two best casual eats, …

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Every year I visit Las Vegas, a new tiny off-the-strip Japanese restaurant opens in the same nondescript Chinatown mall.  First was Raku – robatayaki (grilled skewers) and classic Japanese cuisine, then came Monta – classic ramen (noodles) and now, Kabuto – omakase (Japanese for “I’ll leave it to you”) which basically means it’s a surprise meal created by the …

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