I am debating whether to drop the coin for Phantom tickets. If you guys didn’t already know they are closing this spring! To make it somewhat food related should I hit up Adel’s halal after a show? Worth the wait?
Lion King was a lot of fun. That’s probably my favorite Disney cartoon. Second place would be Aladdin. I missed Death of a Salesman.
I’ll be in the city this weekend for Chinese New Years. I’ll be in Manhattan Chinatown. Happy New Year!
If you haven’t seen Phantom yet and want to avoid FOMO then def go, but maybe moderate your expectations haha. I saw it years ago and was really disappointed tbh. I am a huge fan of the movie and was hyped to see the musical so I think that made it worse. I am not a huge broadway person but I was talking with a friend who is and she also felt the same way about the musical - that they kinda phoned it in.
Happy CNY! Manhattan chinatown is a great place to be for it!
This place was poppin! It is on a Saturday I know.
What’s most impressive is the majority of customers were lao wai’s. I was probably the only Mandarin speaking customer. It’s a small spot. This is a Henan restaurant owned/operated by Fujianese with lots of lao wai’s eating there. Kind of a shock compared to SGV. Will come back again. I got it to-go. If it was a nice day I would recommend to bring it across the street to Sara D and enjoy it alongside the families/uncles in the park.
Pretty good. I am partial to Taiwanese Beef Noodle though. The noodles were great.
I don’t know if it’s a cultural thing but small restaurants like these it’s rude to just hang around and socialize while there are people trying to have a seat. I think the customers who are waiting for a table would like you to gtfo.
Also maybe it’s just Manhattan Chinatown but the dumplings here are different….the price point is cheap, it’s just different to me.
NY’ers here love dumplings, peanut noodles, and rice rolls.
Brings back memories… Super Taste was a weekly thing in our NYC days. When my wife was pregnant with #1 and #2, I’d make the trek down and get the noodles to go - they’d lose their Q-ness but were still delicious. I miss the cacophony of the wife yelling out orders to the back and the husband slamming dough on the metal counter… not sure if it’s still like that as it seems to have “gentrified.”
Rice roll. This might be the best texture wise for rice rolls so far. The sauces are kinda watered down. Otherwise pretty damn good. No fresh shrimp here though btw. I’ll fight anyone on this but shrimp is the way to go for rice rolls.