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Yangzhou fried rice is perhaps the most common form of fried rice there is: a confetti of glistening grains, chunks of egg, ham, peas, and shrimp. Curious about its origins, I took a day trip to Yangzhou to figure it all out.
Gail Simmons of Bravo's Top Chef and Food & Wine takes us out to some of her favorite NYC spots for mussel toast, Vietnamese shrimp, and a 30-shot whiskey pour.