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Through the Twittersphere Comes Fuchsia Dunlop

Twitter Friends When one starts exploring the Twittersphere (if that’s even a word), one never knows what one may find.  And I would definitely recommend that you take a chance some time and follow the Twitter feed of something that catches your eye. And, I did just that the other night, and stumbled upon (that’s another one of those social ...

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So Many Holidays; So Many Choices!

Holiday! We’re in the midst of all these Jewish holidays… seemingly one right after the other.  What’s a good Jew to do?  Thankfully we’ve got a lot of reviews and rankings for you to peruse to help you decide which Chinese restaurant to go to! Ok, perhaps it’s just my family tradition, and I’m not typical of all Jews, in that ...

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Ode on a Take-Out Box of Chinese Food

שיין שנה טוב – 巴蒂爾l良好 – Happy New Year! No, it’s not Christmas.  Heck, it’s not even Yom Kippur, but it is Rosh Hashana!  Following along on an old family tradition (yes, my family was far from Traditional, but we did have our traditions!), I had Chinese food for dinner. We used to go out to a Chinese restaurant on ...

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Next Year in Jerusalem, but First a Stop at Joe’s Shanghai!

The Promised Land! After two very dissappointing restaurants (Kwong Ming & The Orchid), we decided to venture to a place with a very solid reputation. It’s not exactly in Nassau/Suffolk, but nevertheless its still on the “Island of Long”. Joe’s Shanghai is located at 136-21 37th Ave. in Flushing. Well, lets just say: The Christians have their Vatican, The Muslims ...

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[REVIEW] Joe’s Shanghai Restaurant, Flushing, NY

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We Thought We Were in China! Our Quest to find the BEST Chinese Restaurant on all of Long Island took us tonight to virgin territories.  Our Crusade crossed the veritable dividing line between Nassau County (“Long Island”), and Queens (New York City) deep in to the heart of Flushing, NY.  We queried various sources, resources, databases, and wiki’s, and concluded ...

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FUNNY CHINESE SIGNS

My cousin, recently came back China. In her travels, she also came upon some very funny Chinese signs that were translated from Chinese into English.

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