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Cheap Eats: Xi’an Famous Foods

Xi’An Famous Foods

Big flavor. Small bill.

When I’m broke from all my eating out and my paycheck hasn’t come, I can always count on Xi’an Famous Foods to satisfy my craving for hearty, flavorful noodles without breaking the bank. Everything is under $10 and the portions are generous. All you need to do is walk to one.

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Dim Sum for Beginners

Jing fong

Dim Sum. New York style.

One does not simply eat dim sum alone. Well, actually one can, but when typical orders of a dumpling or dish come in threes or fours, it’s very easy to get full without trying much of the menu. So when one of my grad school classmates offered to get dim sum with me before meeting to work on our project, I jumped at the chance. Continue reading Dim Sum for Beginners