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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Chinatown Food Tour

I know Lynne will blog on this topic, so I won’t go into too much detail, but yesterday (on one of the hottest days of the summer) we and a friend drove into New York City to participate in a Food and Culture Tour of Chinatown.

We’ve done a couple of these in the past - Chelsea Market just a month ago, and Greenwich Village last year. You join your tour guide and group at a designated spot, then tour the area while popping into various restaurants and shops, often sampling food.

For the Chinatown tour, we actually had the opportunity for three “sit down” snacks, which was nice because we could cool off in the air conditioning and drink lots of water.


Our first stop was a Dim Sum restaurant where we sampled 5 different dumplings.



After that, authentic Peking Duck! Yum!




And, finally some stir fried Chinese eggplant with other goodies.


We also toured several shops including a Chinese “Apothecary” and a Tea Shop.



Lynne will have a lot more detail and some great photos of Chinatown, so check out her blog too and watch for it.

We had a great time and want to thank Burt for the great tour.

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Posted under: New JerseyStuff You Gotta Know! • by Rick on 07/24/2011 at 06:50 AM
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