Nom Wah Tea Parlor, NYC

Nom Wah Tea Parlor Cuisine: Chinese Neighborhood: Chinatown Price: $15-20 per person (dishes range from $2.50 – $4.95) Address: 13 Doyers St., NYC 10013 Telephone: 212-962-6047 Hours: Daily 10:30am – 8:30pm Yum cha, which literally translates to “drinking tea” in Cantonese, refers to a dining experience that includes drinking Chinese tea and eating dim sum, … Continue reading

King Sing Chinese Cuisine, CA

King Sing Chinese Cuisine Assorted Cold Platter 501 Balboa Street San Francisco, CA 94118 Cuisine: Chinese Attire: Casual My family and I came here for dinner on a Sunday to celebrate three generations of birthdays — my uncle, cousin and nephew. We enjoyed a pre-fixed dinner menu with about 9 dishes for twleve people. Some … Continue reading

Chinatown Food Crawl, NYC

It all started when a friend wanted to compare all the Papaya hot dogs in the city, and we went to almost all of them in a single evening to finally declare a winner: Gray’s Papaya!  Since then, my fellow wannabe foodie friends have embarked on the occasional “Food Crawl” or if you want to … Continue reading