chinese food week
"The whole event is a reminder that this is very much my culture, and these are my people."
I recently traveled to Nanjing, one of those ultra-developed, second-tier Chinese cosmopolises—spent some time researching Nanjing street food, but what I didn’t realize was how hard it would be to track down.
He also knows where to get the best ma po tofu in Manhattan and the best soup dumplings in Shanghai. Duh.
“We’ve never claimed authority on the original egg waffle because it’s been one of Hong Kong’s most popular street foods since the 1950s. All we’ve done is redesign it.”
Uyghurs, a Turkic group with populations in Central Asia, have long endured ethnic discrimination in China. Nigaray escaped this as a 15-year-old, fleeing to the Dutch city and eventually opening an Uyghur restaurant there.
We're starting MUNCHIES' Chinese food week with a bang—and a whole lot of dumplings.