Celebrating Chinese New Year with Family and Homemade Dumplings

Northern Chinese families celebrate the new year reunion dinner by making dumplings together. Continue reading Celebrating Chinese New Year with Family and Homemade Dumplings

Advertisements

Chinese Chicken and Dumplings

I enjoy a warm bowl of North American chicken and dumplings as winter time comfort food, but most versions tend to be bland. I added common Chinese spices to add depth: garlic, ginger, star anise, whole cloves, and a touch of soy sauce. Continue reading Chinese Chicken and Dumplings

Hats off to Top Hat Delicatessen

While visiting Wilton Manors for their annual LGBTQ pride celebration with our friends Christy Tweddle and Christy Cain, we stopped for Saturday brunch on June 18 at the Top Hat Delicatessen in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The sleek, contemporary decor lit with large windows and window-paned garage doors provides an open and bright setting. Our waiter provided timely table service and informed recommendations from the menu … Continue reading Hats off to Top Hat Delicatessen