Author: Rob L.


8theWorld Dinner #1: Filipino Comfort Food

This post was supposed to be a light-hearted romp through Filipino cuisine. I was going to write a story or two about the days when I stayed in a nipa hut on Boracay Island (spoiler alert, the island has been de-nipa-fied and maximum resort-ed), or how I bravely sustained myself in Cebu for three days […]


The Two Wo Hops

On Mott Street in the heart of New York’s Chinatown, two restaurants sit side by side. One is at ground level and the other is in a basement accessible through stairs leading down from the street. The signage looks nearly identical “Wo Hop” at 17 Mott Street and “Wo Hop” with “City Inc.” in a […]