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Dumplings (Wontons) Geography Lesson

Dumplings on my Mind Class is now in session. A Chinese dumpling, or a wonton, is a staple food popular throughout China.  Dumplings were likely introduced to the West by early settlers in Chinatown, who came primarily from the Cantonese-speaking coastal cities in Southern China. It seems like I’ve got dumplings on the brain as it’s the second time in ...

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[REVIEW] Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant, Flushing

Tonight we Dined in the Palace We truly had a meal fit for Kings tonight, and we were treated like Royalty.  From the moment that you see Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant you feel like you’re walking in to some place special.  The place was immaculate.  The service meticulous.  The waiters attentive.  And, the bathrooms were the best I have ever ...

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[REVIEW] Northern Manor Restaurant, Little Neck

Northern Manor Restaurant Review Last night, for the first time in like, umm, Never, I didn’t post a review of our Quest on the same day that we went.  I needed some time to digest my thoughts in order to write a cogent review.   However, the food went down easy. We strayed just across the Nassau County border in to ...

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[Take Out Review] Bo Bo Kitchen, Roslyn

“Hey Boo Boo!” The Chinese Quest continue to plot their great new adventure (yes, we are going to keep you guessing for now).  As they schemed this evening at a super secret location tucked behind the main road in their adopted home town, and whilst meeting, they supped on some take-out food from Bo Bo Kitchen. Bo Bo Kitchen delivered, but ...

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Foo Kee Seafood Restaurant

Foo Kee Seafood – Dish Analysis Our latest adventure has led us back to Flushing to try some Cantonese style cuisine. Foo Kee Seafood Restaurant is located at 136-14 38th Ave.  Pulling up to the place, some of the Mees were put off by the “B” grade which was posted at the entrance. Apparently, anything lower than an “A” would ...

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The Potential Benefits of Instant Replay in Professional Questing

Instant Replay In my opinion, professional sports have benefited by the use of instant replay where there is a question as to whether initial findings on the field may be contradicted.   Unfortunately, on-table cameras to capture the gastronomic play-by-play during our Quests do not yet exist so we have to rely on the memories of all to determine if an ...

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[REVIEW] Foo Kee Seafood Restaurant, Flushing

The Spirits Moved Mee When is a “B” the second best score that you can get?  When it comes to Foo Kee Seafood Restaurant!  As in achieving the second highest rating ever accorded by The Chinese Quest that is!  For the other reason that you could score a “B”, you’ll just have to check out our Twitter feed. After a ...

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