March 2013

Poon Kee: Cheap Eats from the Far East (of NYC!)

March 21, 2013

Poon Kee's store front on a cold day. 

Rating: ◊◊◊

NYC Chinatown is iconic. There’s a duck hanging in every window, cheap trinkets spilling out from souvenir shops onto the sidewalk and produce carts manned by wizened ladies gabbing loudly in Cantonese. But the sights that we’re familiar with only tell half the story. Literally.

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Fang Gourmet 2013 Tea Expo - Part 2: More Tea but Also Nut Butter and Jelly?

March 17, 2013

For a quick recap of the meal, check out the slide show at the bottom of the post. 

To read the first half of this post, click HERE.

Bundled oolong tea leaves. 

In the weeks following my first trip to Fang Gourmet’s 2013 Tea Expo, A. and I returned several times to satisfy our curiosity and taste buds. Not only did we drink more tea, we also sampled some unique treats from Taiwanese tea culture.

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