Category Archives: Asian

Kung Pao Chicken

Tweet     Chinese food is one of my favorite cuisines and with the limited to no Vietnamese food in the NYC area, and the Vegetarian’s slight dislike of Chinese food, Thai (or Mexican) is the standard delivery choice on … finish reading Kung Pao Chicken

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Cocoron – The Soba Experience

Tweet Many months ago now, I watched an episode of No Reservations (I know, I know, you’re thinking “surprise surprise, he’s talking about Anthony Bourdain again”) in which Tony travels to Japan several weeks prior to the devastating earthquake.  Rather than go … finish reading Cocoron – The Soba Experience

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Mongolian Beef

Tweet Not long ago the Vegetarian introduced me to a pretty cool site called Pinterest. The concept is simple. You find cool recipes, pictures of places you want to travel, tech gadgets,  you want to buy, etc. and you “pin” … finish reading Mongolian Beef

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Spicy Ginger Tofu Stir Fry

Tweet While I’ve posted stir fry type dishes before, this dish features a new little jar of spicy sauce I bought recently at an Asian supermarket. The sauce I speak of is a Chili Paste with Garlic from Lan Chi. … finish reading Spicy Ginger Tofu Stir Fry

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Napa Cabbage Kimchee

Tweet Until this past week I was taking a Food Writing class at the French Culinary Institute instructed by food writer Alan Richman. The class included a variety of topics surrounding food journalism. Each class had different assignments, including one … finish reading Napa Cabbage Kimchee

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Twice-Cooked Pork Belly with Chilli and Leeks

Tweet On x-mas, the Vegetarian and I went to a Szechuan Gourmet, considered one of the better Chinese restaurants in Manhattan. The location we went to was in midtown, an area that I might not have expected to find a … finish reading Twice-Cooked Pork Belly with Chilli and Leeks

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The Fatty Crab – Upper West Side

Tweet The Fatty Crab is by no means a new restaurant in NYC.  In fact, it is a growing restaurant group that now has two Fatty Crab locations (plus one coming in St. Johns) and another in Brooklyn called the … finish reading The Fatty Crab – Upper West Side

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