A Fire in Winter — Hot Pot

hot-pot-taipei-taiwan-taihodien-restaurant-8Do you know what dish is the most popular in the cold winter in worldwide now? I know its hot pot. It consists of a simmering metal pot of stock at the center of dining table. While the hot pot is kept simmering, ingredients are placed into the pot and are cooked at the table. Typical hot pot dishes include thinly sliced meat (usually they are beef or lamb), leafy vegetables, fish balls, baby sausages, wontons, egg dumpling, seafood and so on. The cooked food is usually eaten with a dipping sauce. You can find really good hot pot stores at Chinatowns in Manhattan and Flushing. The price is very good, usually for a small handful ingredient the price is between $3-$8. If you want to know informations for the hot pot, please click here.


Joy Luck Place — New Dim Sum place near Chinatown

dsc02213-1024x684Dim Sum is the most famous in a long list of dishes in a Hong Kong meal. The newest addition to NYC Dim Sum offerings is Joy Luck Place. The name may be a reference to the Amy Tan novel, Joy Luck Club. It is located at 98 Mott St, very close to Chinatown in Manhattan. In recent years, dim sum has become more and more popular in North America area. Joy Luck place offers impressively shaped, bite-size portions of dumplings, spring rolls with lightly seasoned fillings of meat, seafood and vegetables. Fluffy buns with various filling and glutinous rice – all get deliciously steamed. These small dishes will definitely be a big surprise, and just ignite the taste buds. In addition, the price is very reasonable. Plates are priced at $2.25, $2.75, or $3.25 depending on the size. Delicious food and reasonable prices give you a good reason to visit this store, if you want to get more information, please visit here