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“W” is for Wonton #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

wonton-soup-bowl

A Wonton by any other name is still a… Dumpling!  Wonton, which can also be written as “wantan”, “wanton”, or “wuntun”, are a type of dumpling common in Chinese cuisine. The  English name “wonton” can be written in Chinese either as “húndùn” the usual northern Chinese name meaning roughly “irregularly shaped pasta”, or the more poetic “yúntūn”a popular Cantonese homonym that literally ...

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“O” is for Orient #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

the-orient

The Orient means the East. It is a traditional designation for anything that belongs to the Eastern world.  The term “Orient” derives from the Latin word oriens meaning “east” (literally “rising”). The use of the word “rising” refers to the east because that is where the sun rises.  The adjectival term Oriental has been used by the West to mean ...

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Baby it’s Cold Outside – Five Chinese Dishes to Warm You Up

Frigid Ice Cold Freezing Temperature

Baby, it’s cold outside!!  Today was the first unofficial day of winter… the temperatures dropped in to the single digits, and the strong winds last night made it feel like it was 15 degrees below zero.  Winter is here.  And when it’s frigid like this, I don’t think about Christmas… or, perhaps I do, for I can only think of one ...

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Wha Ton-Ah Siam – A Wonton Soup Saga

Great Wall Chinese Restaurant Garden City

That’s how I feel. I was so looking forward to having this highly recommended Wonton Soup from this Chinese take-out joint a few blocks from work.  Our conversation at work, at it is oft to do, turned to Soup.  Knowing that we write a blog on Chinese restaurants, and we’re THE go to source for finding the best Chinese restaurants ...

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[Check!] The Chinese Quest Mentioned in Newspaper

Chinese Quest Featured in Newsday

Commented Comment We can (sort of) check this one/these two off of our 2014 Bucket List.  It was just brought to our attention that The Chinese Quest was mentioned, albeit in the online comments, in an article that was published on their website (I’m not sure if it was also in their print version as I don’t receive the paper) in ...

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