Category Archives: Chinese food

Jury Duty Shanghai Cuisine Xiao Long Bao Soup Dumplings

After watching Emeril’s show “Eat the World” – specifically, the episode with Mario Batali where they eat soup dumplings in Shanghai, China – I was keen on having some of those soup dumplings myself.  Traditionally called Xiao Long Bao, they … Continue reading

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Amor by Robert Indiana on Sunday in Philadelphia

After having a splendid Saturday in Philadelphia with our friend Faith that included visiting the Barnes Foundation for the first time and dinner at our favorite restaurant in the city, all we had to do on Sunday was get up … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Asian Food in New York City

Not long after I started writing this blog, I talked about how Asian cuisine is often the safest bet for us dairy free folks.  Now that I have been refining my Dairy Free New York City pages (regarding Manhattan and … Continue reading

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Egg Roll Hunt: First Stop, Chinatown!

Recently when Therese and I were having dinner at No. 1 Little House Restaurant in the FiDi, Therese remarked that it had been a long time since she had had a good egg roll.  So the first chance we got, … Continue reading

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No. 1 Little House: Chinese Food in the FiDi

Two Fridays ago, after enjoying some warming beverages at Financier Patisserie, Therese and I were feeling like Chinese food.  I am always up for Chinese food, for one reason that I love the cuisine, and also it is usually reliably … Continue reading

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Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle & Dumpling: Valentine Weekend, Part Two

On Sunday, the second day of our Valentine 3-day weekend, we had an active, out-doorsy kind of day.  At the center of it was brunch at Lam Zhou Handmade Noodle & Dumpling, a quirky noodle soup-focused restaurant over on East … Continue reading

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Golden Unicorn Restaurant’s Dim Sum: Waiting for Taro

Another Saturday, another chance to take a little foray-cation.  This time we decided to start with dim sum in Chinatown, and chose Golden Unicorn because we heard that they have the best dim sum, dumplings and other bites of Chinese … Continue reading

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