Category Archives: Shrimp

Yakitori Sun Chan, New York, NY

Long time readers of this blog know that I am a huge fan of Yakitori Sun Chan, prior posts are here and here.  They were knocked out of commission for over six months by Con Ed’s problems with the gas … Continue reading

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Shun Lee, New York, NY

Shun Lee Palace on East 55th street opened in 1971 and originated Chinese fine dining in New York City. It’s original chef T.T. Wang, who previously worked for the Taiwanese Ambassador to the US, introduced General Tso’s Chicken, Hunan Fish and … Continue reading

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Joe’s Shanghai, New York, NY

Given that this is a New York City based dumpling blog, it is sort of amazing that this is the first review of Joe’s Shanghai.  I tried to visit once before but the line was down the block and so … Continue reading

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Pearls, New York City, NY

Manhattan’s Upper West Side is replete with Chinese, Japanese, Thai and Vietnamese restaurants and I am continuing my tour of the neighborhood.  You can find spots selling home-style and regional dishes (Xi’an Famous Foods, Lava Kitchen and Sun Chan), places selling … Continue reading

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China Chilcano, Washington, DC

China Chilcano is part of celebrity chef Jose Andres’ ever expanding empire of restaurants.  Andres is credited with popularizing small plate tapas-style eating in the U.S. and, with the opening of the original and excellent Jaleo in 1993, transforming the Penn … Continue reading

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Winsor Dim Sum Cafe and China Pearl, Boston MA

I have previously given Boston’s top two rated dim sum houses, China Pearl and Winsor Dim Sum Cafe, pretty mediocre reviews.   But after a long night of celebrating the holidays in Boston some dumplings seemed like just the thing to … Continue reading

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Rockmeisha, New York <NY

Rockmeisha is a small izakaya that features Mentai – marinated pollock and cod roe – across several of the dishes.  The Mentai Potato Salad was creamy pink color from the Mentai, which gave it a salty, umami flavor that was balanced … Continue reading

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Return to Vegetarian Dim Sum House, New York, NY

As I wrote in a recent post, I had stopped going to Veggie Dim Sum a couple of years ago when I felt the quality had declined, but Veggie Dim Sum has bounced back and now I need to make … Continue reading

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Canteen 82, New York NY

The co-owners of Canteen 82 hail from Malaysia and Hong Kong and the chef is from Shanghai, perhaps explaining the Asian-Fusion menu hidden behind the restaurant’s sub-title “Taste of Shanghai”.  The menu includes lots of American-Chinese dishes, Sushi, cooked Japanese … Continue reading

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Plump Dumpling/Pho Seng/Mamak, New York City

It is hard to know even where to start with this place. Maybe it is the fact it is called Plump Dumpling and Pho Seng and Mamak; the owner appears to be operating three restaurants out of one space and … Continue reading

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