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Lunch at Penny’s Noodle Shop Lincoln Park

Came across a nice lunch spot in Lakeview for noodles. Penny’s Noodle Shop is located right by the Diversey Brown/Purple line station, at 950 W. Diversey Ave. They offer a variety of noodle dishes, from Pad Thai to vermicelli salad noodles to chicken rice noodle soup. They also serve rice dishes and small appetizers like...

Cookplus Speedcook Sauce Pan Review

One of the newest additions to my cookware is the Lock&Lock Cookplus Speedcook 7.1-In Sauce Pan. This sauce pan is designed to make cooking ramen, or any noodle soup dish, a simple process. It kind of arrived at my doorstep at a very convenient time. I’m currently involved in some recipe testing for Terry Hope...

Duck Walk Restaurant

Photos from lunch at Duck Walk. They used to have a location on Belmont Ave in Lakeview, but is now closed. The remaining location is at 1217 W Fullerton Ave. Appetizers Cucumber Salad (slices of fresh cucumber topped with onion, served with sweet and sour dressing) Crab Rangoon (crabmeat, cream cheese and celery wrapped in...

Happy Chinese New Year Dinner

Here are some pictures from my Chinese New Year dinner with the family this past Thursday. The living room was filled with beautiful flowers, plants, lucky decorations, and new years snacks and cakes promoting happiness, luck and prosperity. The kitchen was filled with large batches of delicious foods prepared by my aunt the night before....

Dinner at Wagamama, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA

On my last evening in town, I went over to Harvard Square for dinner. I came across Wagamama, located at 57 JFK street. It looked like a fun restaurant. I had read about it being an Asian inspired noodle restaurant with fun dishes and a nice juice bar. I grew curious about this restaurant, especially...

Vietnamese Steamed Meatloaf

There was about a half pound of ground pork in the freezer. It was wrapped in plastic inside a quart-size freezer bag. I checked. No signs of freezer burn. I thought about what I can make with the ground pork. One thing came to mind… Vietnamese steamed meatloaf (cha trung hap). This dish is often...

Nha Trang One, New York, NY

Nha Trang One is definitely one of my top picks for Vietnamese food in Chinatown. This restaurant is located on Baxter Street, alongside a couple of other restaurants also offering Vietnamese cuisine (some better than others). The food is inexpensive, very satisfying, fresh and delicious. The service is super fast, as well. One thing to...

Photo: Tsampa, New York, NY

Tsampa – East Village 212 E 9th St, near 3rd Ave, New York 10003 Khampa Momo with chicken and vegetables Special Squash crepes Phing Sha Tibetan bean thread with chicken & vegetables served with Tibetan bread Gyathuk Ngopa Baked Noodle with Garlic-Ginger & Topped with Chicken & Vegetables Cha Sha Momo Chicken and scallion dumpling...

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