Victoria Food Hall, Dominique Ansel and…

Ah, today has been a big day. Decided to give the blog a new look, do a bit of simplifying, and narrow down my focus. I have no idea what or how to narrow down the focus but I have become intrigued by the way I can eat in London. The entire Food Hall, Street […]

Cake, Columbia Road and Chinese

Up and Out early on this drizzling Sunday morning to get some big flowers for my new vase. Wound up with Lilys… which should open on Wednesday. It was packed and I dont know enough to tell one good bloom from another so I think I have decided that from now on, I buy from […]

not all from Strictly Dumpling on youtube

. Café China9.213 E 37th St (btwn 5th Ave & Madison Ave), New York, NYChinese Restaurant · Garment District · Di T: Must get the pork dumpling in chili oil. So delish!! Mu Ramen .. pork, LIC… or duck this post is the reason i dont wan too try to monetize the site… its a sloppy list of […]

Out and About London

Today marks a week since I left New York and I can safely say I am settling. The flat ( I am a Londoner now) is small but comfortable. I have spent the better part of the week struggling with my inner self about materialism, minimalism, needs, wants and giving any more money to Jeff […]

Guang Fu Inc.

What a day. On the continuing mission to try all the soup dumplings in New York City and beyond I headed out to 8th Avenue in Brooklyn. Well, thats where I thought I was headed to when I got on the subway to Queens. Well, I arrived at Queens Plaza and eventually got off when […]

Take Out/ Grubhub

As I get ready to leave the city I want to note for myself the order to make when I arrive back. First night i do like to order in chinese so the China 59 makes very good string beans I think and excellent boneless ribs. And About Kung Fu Little Steamed Buns Ramen makes a […]


Back to where it all started, sort of. After trying soup dumplings all over we decided to come back to joes for our final meal in the city We didn’t make it to Chinatown so are at the 56th street location. Arriving at 11:45 there was no wait and a few delivery goes leaving with […]

Dumplings, DKA, The Morgan and more

HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR DAY IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER: These were amazing pork and chive dumplings form a chinese place at 118 Eldridge. Small, dirty, limited menu… delicious! Nari Ward: we the people at the New Museum It’s hard to tell but these are dresses. There were also head dresses. Im not going to go into […]

Jersey City and Soup Dumplings

Selling the car has brought us to a few places we might never have seen Earlier today we tried for xiao long bao in Brooklyn at Fei Food Market on 8th Avenue between 63/64. No parking but a reverse Citimapper search showed its 45 minutes on the N train to 8th and 62 from home. […]

A Day in DC, yes, Xiao Long Bao

We stayed in Rockville, near he Glenstone. We were only coming in for the night but found ourselves with an extra day so came down Friday and had today, Saturday, to see what’s what around here. Breakfast (lunch) was at Bob’s Shanghai 66. We ordered both chicken and pork soup dumplings. Bothe were good. And […]