Woorijip, Koreatown Buffet

Woorijip Entrance, Koreatown, NYC

When’s the last time you’ve eaten at a buffet?  For me, it’s been a while.  So, you can imagine the nostalgia I experienced when encountering my first Korean food buffet at Woorijip!   Woorijip is a highly regarded Korean restaurant located a block from the Empire State Building in NYC’s Koreatown.  The restaurant caters to [...]

We’re Featured on The Besty!

We've been featured!

Culture Weekend was recently featured on The Besty, a site that covers the best restaurants and food recommendations from a select group of foodies and experts!   You can read the article here  and be sure to check back for my top ethnic restaurant picks!   Have you used TheBesty before?  Share your experience! And if [...]

Walk this Korea Way – Koreatown, NYC

Koreatown, NYC

Koreatown in Midtown Manhattan is one of most eclectic ethnic neighborhoods I’ve explored so far.  Where else can you find a conglomerate of karaoke bars, a Parisian bakery with an all Korean staff wearing French berets and a concentration of the city’s top Korean restaurants?   While not an ethnic neighborhood you hear of often, [...]

Wasabi Sushi & Bento Media Give Away!


A few weeks ago, I wrote a review of a great new sushi restaurant located in Times Square: Wasabi Sushi & Bento.  Well, if you haven’t had the chance to try it out, here is your perfect opportunity!     Wasabi Sushi & Bento is holding a big week of social media giveaways!   They will give [...]

Warique: A Peruvian Gem in NYC


While I’ve yet to scale Machu Picchu or try ceviche in Lima (though it’s definitely on my bucket list), the fam and I recently had the opportunity to sample authentic Peruvian cuisine at Warique Peruvian Kitchen.    We had just left a local museum and were on the prowl for a late lunch.  Glad we found this quaint [...]