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Homemade Chinese Food Is Easy with These Essential Cooking Tools

If you want to cook Chinese food at home, having the right tools can be a big help. Sure, you'll want a wok, but here are a few more essential Chinese cooking tools. Chinese takeout is as ubiquitous...

Does Anyone Know Anything about Xing Shun Da in Flushing?

by chefdekoven 3 years ago

Hey I was meandering around Kissena Boulevard looking for a place to eat. As soon as I saw Xing Shun Da it caught my interest. It is located at 44-18 Kissena. It was abuzz with activity. A closer i...

Dumpling Galaxy, a COVID casualty

by jumpingmonk 1 day ago

Hi all fellow habitues of Flushing's Chinatown As the time when I feel safe enough to re-enter NYC and it's environs gets (hopefully) closer. I have been following the states of my favorite go...

Call to Action from San Francisco's The Wok Shop

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

The venerable Wok Shop in San Francisco Chinatown has been in business for 54 years. It was vandalized this week for the first time. The owner, Tane Chan, has started a GoFundMe not for herself, bu...

Food in Toronto

by prima 2 months ago

Where do you enjoy food in Toronto? I like the Roman pizza al taglio at Eataly and the Vietnamese banh mi at Rustle & Still. The pork souvlaki at Megas is pretty tasty. I also recommend t...

Seattle’s Dough Zone Dumpling House in San Mateo & Cupertino

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

Dough Zone Dumpling House based in Seattle is expanding to the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Mateo location soft-opened today, May 1, and the Cupertino branch is expected to launch a couple month...

Chinese Table Etiquette Question

by bob192 13 years ago

Enjoying yet another awesome $5.00 lunch at NYC's Amazing 66 (66 Mott Street) I was holding my rice bowl up close to my mouth, the better to facilitate hoovering the rice, when I noticed that each ...

Where to Buy True Mirin & Shaoxing Wine

by loves2cook82 10 days ago

Looking for the "real" versions, not the cooking versions with added salt or corn syrup. I already know I can't find them locally, but I'm willing to order online if anyone has a link they know is ...

Silkie/Black Chicken?

by blaidd82 2 months ago

Hi all! I’m looking for a Boston-area Asian restaurant that has silkie/black chicken on the menu. Thanks!

Yin Ji Chang Fen in Pleasanton or Berkeley?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Has anyone tried Yin Ji Chang Fen? It's a branch of a Chinese chain from Guangzhou specializing in rice noodle rolls and congee and has been open about nine months. Another location is slated to op...

General Tso Kitchen | Inner Richmond - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last month I had lunch at General Tso Kitchen a couple times. The current owner, Ms. Cao, is from Chongqing and assumed this venue a little over a year ago. Her first chef had worked with her in Ch...

Chuan Yu Bistro, Oakland Chinatown

Ruth Lafler
by Ruth Lafler 29 days ago

Chuan Yu Bistro is a new-ish (grand opening last October) Sichuan restaurant in the Pacific Renaissance Plaza in Oakland Chinatown. Apparently it is on the top floor, and has a patio for outdoor di...

Dim Sum Club opening on Taraval in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 25 days ago

One month ago we said good-bye to Zhong Shan Hakka Restaurant and learned that its replacement would be a dim sum eatery. https://www.chowhound.com/post/zhong-shan-hakka-restaurant-1084912?comment...

Food & Wine: Love Letter to Chinese Restaurants

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Chinatowns are deserted. Chinese restaurants suffered early on in the pandemic and disproportionately from the decline in business. Time to order take-out and to do what you can to keep your loc...

KAM'S Gourment Chicken

by pheenybean 8 years ago

I loved the gourment chicken from Kam's out on Balboa, but it looks like they went on vacation and then decided to never come back. Does anybody know of any other restaurant around here that makes...

Young Lok Gardens, Toronto

by zack1081 21 days ago

I’ve got a question about the unforgettable Young Lok Gardens, originally on Spadina Avenue. Does anybody remember the incredible chicken dish they made? It was like super tender strips of chicken ...

Next food supply shortage: Boba on the West Coast

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 25 days ago

"Shipping containers from Asia are piling up at West Coast ports, delaying the arrival of much of the country’s supply of chewy tapioca balls. Boba wholesalers say their orders of boba just aren’t ...

The Best Sichuan I've Ever Found in NYC

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 4 years ago

Legend of Taste 2002 Utopia Pkwy, Whitestone, Queens 718-423-4888 http://legendoftasteny.com Good photos on Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/legend-of-taste-whitestone Not even close. This i...

San Francisco Restaurant Week, April 9 to 18, 2021

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 30 days ago

Spring SF Restaurant Week starts today. Prix-fixe menu price points are $10, $15 or $25 Lunch and $25, $40 or $65 Dinner. For the first time the roster of 150 participating businesses includes 24 C...

Koi Palace frozen dim sum special, Daly City, Dublin & Milpitas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Koi Palace restaurants are now offering frozen dim sum in bulk to steam at home. For orders over $50, a 10% discount is offered. Order by phone to pick-up at the restaurant. KOI PALACE - Daly Ci...