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I love food and enjoy wine

Farm to table

Without enough sun, the chives are so thin and few.  

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Kale

Kale has been in vogue for a while. Tuesday I’ve lunch at Italian restaurant Felice on Wall Street. It served up baby kale – less chewy than the mama kale. It’s first time I see the baby kale in my local supermarket. The … Continue reading

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Black tea honeysuckle 金银花红茶

This black tea spelled honeysucke and it’s a chart! I think ‘Honeysuckle Black Tea’ may sound better? In any case, it’s from Shandong province. The taste is filling – not quite wheaty but filling.  

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Seafood and more food

The parking at Skyview is easy. I begin to shop at bean curds at Skyview‘s Sky Foods 昌发超市.  On a rush I forgot to buy bean curds.    

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UnBroken

Surprise! I thought I broke all but today I fished out one last piece of the set. The plate looks better with or without the fruits? A shake, papaya with blue berry.  

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Hot pot dinner

First dinner at home, all seafood.

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Cafe China

Cafe China 13 E. 37th St, New York, NY 10016 (212) 213-2810 We had dinner with Tiger’s daughter Carina and her cousin Rick. Rick said the restaurant has one Michelin star. Impressive? Not really. Neat? Yes but why many bowls … Continue reading

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The eggplant parmesan

There are so many recipes out there to make an eggplant parmesan, but this has to be the most delicious of them ALL ..

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Biang!

Biang! 41-10 Main St Flushing, NY 11355 The first time I saw it’s Chinese name, I had no idea what it’s – don’t think it’s a valid character. A friend then told me: her teenage daughter said it’s 招财进宝, learned … Continue reading

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back story

I didn’t get electrocuted this time. All the needles are on the other side of my spin for a change. 12/22: does pain migrant? My right side seems ok now but there is tender spot on the left now. Can’t … Continue reading

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Killing the rooster

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Tianyuan Pickle shop 天源酱菜

Tianyuan Jiangcai 天源酱菜 is or was an institution in Beijing: no one can live without it in the morning with 稀饭 xifan (rice or millet gruel; porridge). Beijingers eat porridge plain, just the water and rice. The shop used to … Continue reading

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The old restaurant with a new name

.. but the new decoration is nicer, I specially like the fish tank that divides the room, making it more intimate. Matsuya 6 Great Neck Road Great Neck, New York 11021 Tel (516) 773-4411 .

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Chimei Frozen good 奇美

Sesame Buns 芝麻饱 I bought, don’t remember from which grocery store in Flushing were mold 霉. Not just one but 4 out of 6 in the package. The little black mildew was prominent. At first, I thought it was the … Continue reading

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The sea cucumbers 海参

Haishen is a delicacy. I sometimes buy them at the grocery store when I passed by them, out of no apparent reason nor did I have a plan as how and when to cook them. IF the slugs survived that … Continue reading

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Seeing Auntie Sun again

It’s Jiujiu who alerted me about Auntie Sun‘s blog on on 二闲堂 few years ago. After My Mom’s passing, I didn’t have much contact with any her closest friends (except Auntie Fu), due to the climate of the time – … Continue reading

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Wine, in China

One of my classmates does a brisk business in Shenzhen/China, packaging French wine and sell them at premium. I don’t know what type of wine does he sell or the quality of the wine, but he’s very successful at it. … Continue reading

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I’m famous

Becoming the reality tv show star is perhaps my next gig. Lisa was invited by Bonnie Graham to demonstrate her vegan culinary prowess on her show. I was one of the official taster groupies. More pix on FB Kid you … Continue reading

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