Thursday, September 27, 2012
Ganso had their soft opening September 17th and I was there for some of their first steaming ramen bowls. I've been to few places that get it right from the first day, but Ganso did it perfect! I was thrilled when I found out the place I saw on my way to the train station every day was going to be a ramen restaurant and a bit of an izakaya with all its delicious small dishes and beer and sake to come soon (they are waiting for their liquor license). I had the Ganso ramen, a soy based broth with yummy tender pieces of pork and all the prerequisite ramen trimmings. My friend, Michelle, had the spicy miso ramen and that was also scrumptious and came with pork. We also ordered the karage (fried chicken) and the steak as appetizers and it was all delightful. I will be ever so grateful that they are a block away come the bitter New York winter. I came across this review for ramen in Japan and I was wondering if this where they got their name, hmmmm.... getting there: 25 Bond St, Brooklyn, NY (btwn Livingston and Fulton) Trains: R, Q, B to Dekalb Station, A,C,G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Station, 2,3,4,5 to Nevins Station
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
My friend, Michelle, recently got married in Dumbo under the Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park. It was lovely wedding and I photographed it peripherally just because I love to shoot weddings. Here are just a few shots. some more here
Monday, September 24, 2012
These past two months have been crammed with summer goodness which is why I've been a little scarce on the blog and I do apologize for that. In NYC one of the biggies for summer is food festivals and we got to enjoy an amazing feast at the Japanese food festival in Astoria. Here is a roll I just back filled with mouth-watering dishes.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
About six months ago my very good friend Michelle ask her crafty friends to help her decorate her wedding happening in September. After many battles, procrastination and hurt fingers we pulled it off with big beautiful tissue dahlia poms, hand-lettered signage, and handmade paper crafted goods. We had many friend help make the dahlia's and hang them, hanging them was the bit that was most tricky, but Michelle married a clever man and he worked it out with his buddies and or dear friend, Adriana who created a master plan. Debra made beautiful signs for the wedding cupcakes, tables, restrooms, and directions. I in the end scrambled to make a pretty guestbook with lovely Japanese paper and vintage paper and gold leather I collected. Pics of the wedding to follow soon. I also have a lot of catching up to do, I've had a busy two months and now I can catch my breath and share it all with you.