Cuisine Safari Member Profile – Alex Borodin
Aug 03, 2015 09:59AM
● By David Maynard
Cuisine Safari is a local Meetup.com group that explores ethnic food from various restaurants in the Central Pennsylvania area. This is a monthly profile on the members who are a part of the group where they can share their experiences and insights. This month we will be interviewing Alex Borodin.
CS: How long have you been a member of Cuisine Safari?
Alex: A little over a year.
CS: What interested you in joining the group?
Alex: I have always been an ‘adventurous eater’ interested in trying different cuisines, and pushing my comfort zone to new and interesting experiences, especially when it comes to food.
CS: Where are you originally from?
Alex: I am originally from Russia, and have moved to the United States almost 13 years ago.
CS: How long have you lived in Central Pennsylvania?
Alex: I moved to York, PA in February of 2014. It was the first time I lived in the East Coast.
CS: What is your occupation?
Alex: I am a Supply Chain Manager for Graham Packaging Company, a plastic packaging container manufacturer.
CS: What is your favorite place that you have visited with the group?
Alex: There are several places I visited with the group I really enjoyed. Two of my favorites were Hans Dynasty in Exton, PA and Chez Nous Caribbean, a Haitian restaurant in Lancaster, PA.
CS: What is the most interesting meal you have had with the group?
Alex: I would say it is between those two places, Conch at the Chez Nous and Beef Stomach at Hans Dynasty.
CS: Have you traveled internationally? If so, where?
Alex: I traveled quite a bit for work and personally. I have been to most of Europe and some of Latin America. I will be heading to the western Caribbean for the fourth of July. After that my target would be to visit Asia like China or Hong Kong.
CS: What cuisines are you hoping to try in the future?
Alex: I would love to visit a place with a traditional Jewish cuisine, though the closet ones are either in Washington, DC or in Philadelphia.
Meetup.com Page: http://www.meetup.com/Cuisine-Safari/