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QQ and Taiwanese snacks

Thi N. | Mar 22, 2006 05:59 PM

JESUS! Thanks to the folks that suggested I go to QQ. This is a new favorite. A haunting-my-waking-and-sleeping-life type of favorite.

Sort of simple snacks. We had a ton of stuff. Pretty good dumplings, pretty good (very rustic) noodle soup.

Highlights: a pork chop, simmered I think, in lush sauce. Had a hot-pot feel to it. With long simmered egg, and beautiful little pickles. Spicy and marinated and gooood.

And this thing... this THING... this magesterial dirty street food of a thing...

It was a steamed bun, flat, almost like a big version of the Cantonese style version of Peking Duck buns - flat sweet steamed bun. With ground nuts and sour chopped pickle bits and fatty bits of simmered, intensely flavored, caramelly pork. Jesus, this was... I can't... it was fantastic. It was dirty. It was beautiful.

Also excellent simmered/pressed tofu. Very tofu-y.

Tell me more about Taiwanese snack joints, or other similar snack joints.

-thi

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