Last Friday, a long line waited for the National Guard to arrive and distribute food and other disaster relief. (Click on any image to enlarge.)
Meanwhile, trucks -- some bound for Chinatown -- are loaded at the 69th Armory on lower Lexington Avenue.
Friday at 4pm Chinatown was a mess. A long li ... More >>
With all the talk about China being an emerging superpower and formidable economic player, we often forget that they still have to catch up with the good ol' US of A on some fronts. Namely, being cool about porn. The Independent reports that Sex and Zen: Extreme Ecstasy, a multi-million dolla ... More >>
In A-Wah's Hong Kong-style wonton lo mein, the noodles are cooked al dente, and the broth is served on the side.
The amazing thing about Manhattan's Chinatown, no matter how it ebbs and flows, no matter how many restaurants come and go: It's always been a bastion of excellent cheap eats. Th ... More >>
"You're Keats, you're Shelley, you're Ovaltine," goes the Cole Porter song You're the Top. Although you can buy your own tub of the malted milk powder at the supermarket, it's more fun to grab a warming cup of it at any Hong Kong-style cafe or bakery, where, among the buttered toast sandwiche ... More >>