Shanghai Cafe Deluxe, NYC

Shanghai Cafe Deluxe Cuisine: Chinese, Shanghainese Neighborhood: Chinatown Price: $20 per person Phone: (212) 966-3988 Address: 100 Mott Street, NYC 10013 In an atypical fashion for this blog, I’m actually writing about two Chinese restaurants, instead of Jen. Hopefully I will do them justice. Shanghai Cafe has been a Chinatown favorite for many years, and … Continue reading

Green Bean Sesame Salad

For years, I have always cooked my green vegetables the “Chinese way” aka stir-frying and now the occasional braising.  I have been trying to branch out lately with roasting and other techniques that basically are not so overly dependent on soy sauce and/or oyster sauce for flavor.  I came across this simple recipe for a … Continue reading