Archive for October, 2011

GrillSmith Carrollwood VIP Party on the Patio

October 23, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
GrillSmith Carrollwood VIP Party on the Patio

Carlos Eats team member Jenn Nguyen visited GrillSmith in Carrollwood this Friday for their VIP event. Here is her post on the event. Two bruschettas were served at the event: smoked salmon and portabello.  They both contained capers, basil, red onion, sun dried tomatoes and Parmesan cheese.  I personally enjoyed the smoked salmon much more. […]

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Bokuchoi Ramen launched – first Japanese ramen restaurant in Tampa Bay

October 15, 2011 | By | Reply More
Bokuchoi Ramen launched – first Japanese ramen restaurant in Tampa Bay

My good friend in Tampa informed me that a ramen restaurant opened in August and she was surprised at how great it tasted.  As you know, I had some great ramen here in Seoul at Gaya-Gaya and South Korea has no short supply of ramen shops. The idea of a ramen restaurant in Tampa interests […]

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Mema’s Alaskan Tacos closing shop, last day to visit October 14th

October 13, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Mema’s Alaskan Tacos closing shop, last day to visit October 14th

Mema’s Alaskan Tacos, a popular taco eatery in Ybor City that opened shop in 2004, is closing down and having their closing bash Friday, October 14th, at 4:00PM. There will be a limited menu with tacos, nachos, burritos, and beer. They will stay open until they run out of food and beer. Restaurateur Sean Godin’s […]

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Carlos Eats Korea: Headed to Jeollanam for the 18th Namdo Food Festival & Boseong Tea Farm

October 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Carlos Eats Korea: Headed to Jeollanam for the 18th Namdo Food Festival & Boseong Tea Farm

The Yonsei University Mentors Club is taking 30 exchange students on a trip to Jeollanam-do today. During our trip we will attend the 18th Namdo Food Festival, known to have food from over 22 cities in Jeollanam-do. I am quite excited to visit this food festival and experience an area outside of Seoul. After we […]

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Carlos Eats Seoul: Huku (후쿠) Sushi Take-Out (Edae)

October 4, 2011 | By | Reply More
Carlos Eats Seoul: Huku (후쿠) Sushi Take-Out (Edae)

Sushi is one of my favorite things to eat in the United States. When I arrived in Seoul, I was anticipating an endless amount of sushi due to the proximity between Korea and Japan. Unfortunately, I soon found out sushi is often over-priced and the taste of fish in Korea is frequently either frozen or […]

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Carlos Eats Korea: Selected for the 1st Korean Food Tour for Foreign Foodies

October 3, 2011 | By | 5 Replies More
Carlos Eats Korea: Selected for the 1st Korean Food Tour for Foreign Foodies

When I was researching about South Korea before I traveled to study abroad I came across an interesting event: the 1st Korean Food Tour for Foreign Foodies, sponsored by The Ministry for food, Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries and the Korean Food Foundation. Applications for participants were being accepted and I was lucky enough to be chosen as […]

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