Tag Archives: noodle



Neither Japanese nor Koreans are known for deserts, and I would always go for a killer chocolate cake than one of the rice cake confections, but sometimes chewy manju is just the thing, like after the other night after a … Continue reading


Korean Chinese better than American Chinese?

I had dinner at Shanghai Mong, a Korean-Chinese restaurant on 32nd Street with Ben last night.  It’s the only Chinese place on the strip of all Korean restaurants.  I normally go there to eat Jajangmyeon (also spelled jjajangmyeon; 자장면; 짜장면),  which … Continue reading


Thai Noodle Salad with Chicken

What’s for dinner?  Ah, the eternal question, especially when the refrigerator seems almost bare and you are exhausted from working all day.  I looked inside my fridge and faced that dilemma tonight.  And my stomach cried, “Hungry, feed me!”  But … Continue reading