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Forever Taste: boring cheap regular Chinese place becomes less boring cheap Northern Chinese (I think) place

small h | Apr 6, 201503:16 PM

After a while being closed, and another while selling fried dumplings, pork chop over rice, beef noodle bowls, etc., Forever Taste (27 Rutgers St.) has some new additions to its menu, similar to the offerings at Xi'an Famous and China Local. I had the Youpo Surface, which is hand-ripped noodles stir-fried with cabbage and minced hot peppers, mildly spicy, greasy and sour. It's a big plate and might be best shared, as I am now slightly regretting finishing the whole thing, even though it was pretty good.

If you are a cumin lamb completionist and have exhausted your other options, you can find that here, along with various other interesting dumpling, wonton and noodle dishes. I was disappointed that the exotic-sounding Clyster Dumplings were unavailable, until I realized during my walk home that they were probably just Crystal Dumplings, exotically spelled.

In case you want to try making Youpo Surface at home, here is the method (good luck!):

Forever Taste,
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