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**Special Event – Lunar New Year Culinary Tour, Sunday, January 29th, 2012

There is no more exciting time to witness the sights, sounds and flavors of Chinatown than during the Lunar New Year. Also known as the Spring Festival, this 15 day celebration is all about getting rid of last year’s old baggage, and welcoming in good fortune for the year to ...[read more]
Posted by: | Posted on: Dec 12, 2011 | Comments (0)
Categories : 2011, Blog, Chinatown Blog, Winter

10 Holiday Gifts for the Food-Lover – Our Picks

What to give your serious food-lover for the holidays? While walking through our tour neighborhoods – Boston’s North End and Chinatown – we shamefully thought about what would be on our wish list. So take a peek and discover the perfect present for your favorite cook (even ...[read more]
Posted by: | Posted on: Dec 11, 2011 | Comments (0)

The Greasy Spoon; Hong Kong Style

In a world of celebrity chefs, five star restaurants and culinary themed “reality TV”, most of us from time to time wax nostalgic about the greasy spoons of our childhood. Even the Food Network has a program devoted to discovering the best diners, drive-ins and dives. If you ...[read more]
Posted by: | Posted on: Oct 30, 2011 | Comments (0)

Breakfast in Shanghai

Breakfast is a touchy subject. Here is the States we have been told that it is the most important meal of the day. In Mediterranean countries, breakfast is often a croissant or Italian cornetto and some strong coffee. I have never been a breakfast person, and will often wait ...[read more]
Posted by: | Posted on: Sep 01, 2011 | Comments (0)

Burrata

It seems like the current darling of the cheese world is fresh burrata. Born in the 20th century and although a newcomer, or at least among world cheese, it originated in the region of Puglia as a way to use up the leftover scraps of mozzarella. I’ve always thought the foods of...[read more]
Posted by: | Posted on: Jul 13, 2011 | Comments (0)