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Chinese Cuisine – What’s Worth a Try

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Rice is probably the first thing people think about when they hear of Chinese food. It is truly the basis of a huge number of dishes here. The thing is that there are many more, which are definitely worth a try. Besides, China is popular with its unusual dishes, which are able to frighten some people.

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[REVIEW] “You Garden Xiao Long Bao”, Bayside, NY

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You Garden Xiao Long Bao, sister Chinese restaurant of Shanghai You Garden Dumpling House in Flushing, opened a few months ago in Bayside. Their reputation certainly preceded them as lines out the door to get a table are the norm every night of the week. Was it as good? What was different? Read and find out! And wait 'til you read what they gave away for FREE!

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[REVIEW*] You Garden Xiao Long Bao, Bayside, NY

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You Garden Xiao Long Bao, sister Chinese restaurant of Shanghai You Garden Dumpling House in Flushing, opened a few months ago in Bayside. Their reputation certainly preceded them as even at 6:00pm on a Monday night there was half an hour wait to get a table. Was it as good? What was different. Surely you will want to read about our new rating system employing Artificial Intelligence (patent pending). And wait 'til you read what they gave away for FREE!

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CHINESE NAMES FOR THE CHINESE QUEST

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Jenny Jade, author of "Chinese Food at Home", a cookbook of her own Chinese recipes, and a frequent contributor of Chinese recipes to The Chinese Quest, took it upon herself to dub the members of The Chinese Quest with official Mandarin Chinese names.  She was also gracious enough to include the meanings of each name.  Each name was carefully crafted by Jenny to match their personalities and style.  We are honored to dubbed with these names.  It makes us feel Royal.

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The Best Chinese Drinks You Should Try

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China has a rich beverage culture of its own, with all the color, variety and flavor you find in Chinese cooking. Here’s a list of some of the best Chinese drinks that you’ll find as mainstays in bars and fridges all across China. Some of them may seem surprising, but check them all out and you might be surprised how many of them tickle your palette.

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5 Ways to Taste Wine Properly

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Many of us search for definite ways to taste wine in the proper fashion. Guest author Harold Camaya share his expertise with this article on 5 ways to taste wine properly. Take a sip and taste like a pro after reading this article.

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Guide to Eating Soup Dumplings

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Soup Dumplings have become the latest craze. At first a rarity, they've come out of the closet and are popping up in Chinese restaurants all over, and on plates, or soup spoons everywhere you look. But, do you properly know how to eat Soup Dumplings without getting burnt? Well, you better watch this video before you leap in to the Soup Dumpling craze face first!

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[REVIEW] “Daxi Sichuan”, Flushing, NY

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Daxi Sichuan, is a Chinese restaurant located on the 2nd floor of the New World Mall in downtown Flushing which is located at 36-20 Roosevelt Avenue. Here you will find a most elegant upscale restaurant, great Chinese food, and raucous parties. Raucous parties? Click to read our Review and more...

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“Yum Yum Dumplings”, Centereach, Not so Yummy

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What better way to celebrate the Dumpling King's birthday than a trip to an authentic Dumpling House. We went to the recently opened Yum Yum Dumplings in Centereach, NY. Did it meet the Dumping King's very discerning palate? Well... you'll just have to read the article to find out!

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