Tag Archives: chinese food

Chinese Cuisine at Liu Fu Restaurant (六福)

29 Oct

Liu Fu is a Chinese restaurant located in John’s Creek, Georgia.  The meaning of Liu Fu is actually “6 Blessings”.  Why 6? Well, in the words of Wikipedia: [...]

Another Sichuan Gold: Gu’s Bistro (渝蓉和)

8 Oct

It would seem that the best Sichuan food I can find are, well, not exactly holes in the wall, but let’s just say in a very random shopping centers where you don’t think there’s going to be anything good to eat. So that is exactly where Gu’s Bistro (渝蓉和) is located in Doraville, Georgia. [...]

Beijing’s Most Famous Dish: Peking Roast Duck (北京烤鴨)

10 Sep

There is an actual saying that no visit to Beijing is complete if you miss seeing the Great Wall or dining on Roast Duck.  The Beijing (or formerly Peking) Roast duck has been around since the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) and initially was one of the main dishes served for the imperial courts. [...]

Delicious and Authentic Szechuan in the Suburbs? It’s possible!

3 Sep

Now, if you’re not familiar with Szechuan (or aka Sichuan) cuisine (四川菜), a quick overview is that the flavor is bold, and commonly spicy.  A popular style is called Mala (麻辣) and is basically a mixture of spicy and numbness (from the Chinese peppercorns added in Mala dishes).  If you’re interested in awesome Mala dishes, check out my visit to Old Sichuan’s Hot Pot restaurant in Taiwan here! [...]

叉燒: Cantonese Style BBQ

30 Jul

If you are a fan of Asian food, meat, and yummy food, and you haven’t tried Cantonese BBQ yet, go yelp up the closest one near you and take a visit!  This trip I had to Ming’s BBQ was pretty successful.  We ordered a platter “Special Side BBQ” with 3 types of meats (left to right of photo above): [...]

Dim Sum Yummy Dishes

16 Jul

Get it?  “THEM SOME YUMMY DISHES!?” Nevermind my lame puns.  Anyway, for those of you that are unfamiliar with Dim Sum, it’s similar to Tapas where you order a bunch of small dishes of food as a meal.  Except, when you go to a Dim Sum restaurant, there are actually people pushing cart-full of different foods around and they come by your table and ask if you’re interested in any of what they have.  If you are, you order it and they mark it on your tab. [...]