Chinatown 2 Chinatown: The best way from Manhattan to Flushing

Here’s one of those not-so-hidden city secrets that sounds too good to be true: For $2.75 you can take a van that shuttles passengers back and forth between Manhattan’s Chinatown and Flushing’s Chinatown. Continue reading “Chinatown 2 Chinatown: The best way from Manhattan to Flushing”

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Lap Cheong: Dried, preserved Chinese sausage

I trekked to Confucius Plaza today to see my visiting dad. My pops likes to visit New York quarterly to see the relatives and to stock up on Chinese ingredients. One of those ingredients he picks up on his New York Chinatown trips is called Lap Cheong (or Lop Chong)

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