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How to Eat Dim Sum Like A Boss

How to Eat Dim Sum Like A Boss

We love brunch, but we have to admit– sometimes it’s good to switch things up a bit. If you’re a fan of Chinese food, you’ve probably heard of dim sum. If you haven’t, never fear! That’s what we’re here for. Dim sum is Cantonese food (Cantonese indicating the...
NYC: 5 Things to Try at Niu Noodle House

NYC: 5 Things to Try at Niu Noodle House

After a day of sightseeing, accessory shopping on St. Mark’s or getting a prison tattoo, there are few things more welcoming than a hot, steaming bowl of ramen. In the West Village, Niu Noodle House is unlike most filmy, hole-in-the wall ramen shops.  There is nothing...
12 Craziest Things We Ate This Year

12 Craziest Things We Ate This Year

We’ve been a long-standing advocate of adventurous eating, opening minds and mouths to cultural food diversity and showing that all unfamiliar foods eventually become familiar if you just give them a chance. Having said that, we ate some wacky-ass shit. Once society...
NYC: 5 Things to Try at Fu Run Restaurant

NYC: 5 Things to Try at Fu Run Restaurant

Manhattan’s Chinatown is world-famous for its plethora of Chinese options, and it’s a great place to fill the occasional craving— for Cantonese food, that is. But there’s only so much a girl can take, so we turned to Flushing’s Fu Run Restaurant (赋润东北美食) for a change...
How to Hot Pot Like a Boss

How to Hot Pot Like a Boss

The Northeast may have survived this winter storm, but now we’re in a cold snap and there’s plenty of winter to go. What’s a girl to do in dire circumstances of braving the outside world or staying inside for more soup? How about hot pot instead? A traditional Chinese...
NYC: Soup Dumplings at Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao

NYC: Soup Dumplings at Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao

Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria once said, “I am the emperor, and I want dumplings.”  As I stood in line at the very popular Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao Dumpling House in Flushing, I thought the same thing. But when did my name become Ferdinand? This Michelin Guide...
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