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London Hotspot Find: Experimental Cocktail Club

London Hotspot Find: Experimental Cocktail Club | meltingbutter.com

EXPERIMENTAL COCKTAIL CLUB, LONDON CHINATOWN Positioned across 3 floors of an old Chinatown townhouse is the London edition of the Experimental Cocktail Club, a prohibition bar offering shi-shi Londoners a sophisticated way to start off (or end) their evenings. The people lingering outside could be mistaken for those waiting in line for Chinese food next … Continue reading

NYC Hotspot Find: Nom Wah Tea Parlor

Shrimp and Snow Pea Leaf Dumpling | NYC Hotspot Find: Nom Wah Tea Parlor | meltingbutter.com

NOM WAH TEA PARLOR, CHINATOWN This restaurant is worth visiting for the history alone. Dating back to 1920, Nom Wah Tea Parlor is the oldest dim sum restaurant in NYC! Head here for freshly cooked dim sum (made-to-order, not carted around the restaurant) and order the Shrimp and Snow Pea Leaf Dumpling pictured above. A … Continue reading

Crispy pork belly with apple sauce: A worthy mission

I learned something very interesting about the Dutch this weekend: that they don’t tend to appreciate roast pork with a good piece of crackling like many other countries of the world do. You’re probably asking who on earth wouldn’t love a piece of crackling other than vegetarian? Well according to the butcher at the Noordermarkt, … Continue reading