Tag: xiao loong bao

Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung

I was previously not one to shy away from a lack of cleanliness in my eateries.  As some of my friends back home in the Orient would tell me, the dirtier the street store, the tastier the food.  Look at that build-up of years of 

Yi Ban

Yi Ban

I used to dream of being a pilot. I used to dream of a lot of things. About being clever.  About being eloquent.  Also about being a little taller. Sometimes you just have to make do with the next best thing.  Watching the planes take 

Shikumen

Shikumen

I was, as I am often, caught off guard. Although mitigation efforts in other areas of my life seem to fail (maybe time for another type of job), I seek not to let this happen regarding food.  In my attempts to alleviate exciting food experiences, 

Plum Valley

Plum Valley

October 2020 visit How things have changed when the mighty are humbled.  Or the not so mighty at times.  In particular, service levels have really picked up across London as customers have become a precious commodity.  Sometimes it takes a little pandemic to make things 

Sugoi Shanghai 1

Sugoi Shanghai 1

Arrived in Shanghai on Thursday night Some Shanghai citizens The reason to go to Shanghai Followed by some soup dumplings Midnight surfing for food on the deserted side streets Hungry after some ultimate practice The next day, a trip to the World Expo With plenty