August ’12: BBQ

There were more food later on, but it was too dark to take photos.

黑椒鹹牛脷

This wasn’t part of the BBQ food

Tiger Shrimp

Chicken wings

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August ’12: 人參雞湯、金針雲耳蒸雞、京蔥炒雞

  • 人參雞湯
  • 金針雲耳蒸雞
  • 京蔥炒雞

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人參雞湯

說是用人參飼養的雞,反正就只是覺得這是隻很肥大的雞。價錢約 CAD 8.99

金針雲耳蒸雞

京蔥炒雞

August ’12: 叉燒肉、焗排骨、豉汁蒸排骨

  • 叉燒肉
  • 焗排骨
  • 豉汁蒸排骨

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叉燒肉

焗排骨

豉汁蒸排骨

August ’12: 清蒸魚、白菜燴豆腐、番茄炒蛋

  • 清蒸魚
  • 白菜燴豆腐
  • 番茄炒蛋

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清蒸魚

白菜燴豆腐

番茄炒蛋

NYC Eats: Blue Dog Café

I walked in at a non-peak time and there were only 3-4 customers, but that already took up more than half of the store’s space.  It’s a very small shop with almost no seatings provided, making it very awkward to be called a coffee shop.  Service was ok but staff gives me the feeling that they are always very confused.  Their coffee isn’t too bad.  There is also a full meal menu.

My ratings: ❤❤❤
Price range: $

Nice concept but I’m not too sure if it sprinkles that smoothly

Plum tart
It tasted fine except the crust was soggy and it was oversweet.

Pomegranate lemonade
Lots of ice, fill up the whole cup.

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Blue Dog Café
155 West 56th Street, New York, NY 10019, USA
+1 212-459-2520
http://bluedogcafenyc.com/

NYC Eats: Amish Market

It’s a fine food grocer with a deli and self-served buffet section.  Food was alright, pretty good quality but nothing too spectacular.  Price is quite reasonable and on the inexpensive side.

My ratings: ❤❤❤
Price range: $-$$

Spaniard Roll
Jamon serrano, chorizo, manchego cheese, mesclun salad, tomatoes, oil & vinegar
The filling was fresh and of decent quality (and it wasn’t too salty!), but the bread wasn’t too remarkable.  I just remembered it as cold and chewy.  It actually turned pretty disgusting after chewing down 1/4 of the sandwich, might have something to do with the seasonings.

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Amish Market
Various locations.
www.amishfinefood.com

NYC Eats: Vanessa’s Dumpling House 大全鍋貼

Place is very crowded but line moves fast.  It’s inexpensive and quick.  I ordered the sesame pancake and while the filling was good, the bread was just well, bread.  It’s a fried up piece of white bread and it was very greasy.  I don’t really have much to complain about it because it was cheap, the filling was decent, and size was quite big.  I just wasn’t expecting a greasy sandwich bread from its Chinese name.  Perhaps I should have ordered dumplings instead.

My ratings: ❤❤
Price range: $

北京烤鴨夾餅
包括烤鴨、大蔥、甜麵醬,不過非常油膩。

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Vanessa’s Dumpling House 大全鍋貼
118 Eldridge St, New York, NY 10002, USA
+1 212-625-8008

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