Local Chinese, native flavors at Seashore in Redondo

Depending on which set of statistics you look at, Chinese food is either the most popular restaurant cuisine in the U.S. or in second place. That includes high style fusion places, down home eateries, and take-out counters all lumped into the one category, but one statistic proves the appeal. There are more Chinese restaurants in the United States than all of the McDonald’s, KFCs, Pizza Huts, Taco Bells and Wendy’s combined.

Seashore Chinese has clung to its traditional look since opening in the late 1980s. Photo by Kevin Cody

Seashore Chinese Restaurant on Calle Mayor in Torrance opened in the late ‘80s. Rather than ornate Chinese scrolls and paintings, Seashore’s  decorations lean toward pictures of food, postings of daily specials in Chinese, and fish tanks, both decorative and functional. (At least I think the ones by the door are decorative, because they have the same pretty tropical fish in them

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It’s our aim to provide the finest, most healthful Chinese language eating expertise in Richmond and we uarantee it! Picture By: Matt Armendariz ©Television Meals Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved. After failing to seek out the right recipe for buttercream icing, I found one which worked for me after which added my very own two cents. This recipe delivers a basic cream cheese frosting using just butter, cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla. On the two-Michelin-starred restaurant Quince , diners are treated to a 9-course tasting menu that includes the season’s top produce. Examples embody spring lamb served with golden marjoram and fern or black cod with manila clam and bronze fennel.

The ceremony on Thursday, 14th May, will not solely see the countdown of Asia’s 50 Greatest Bars 2020, but additionally embody plenty of special awards for outstanding particular person achievements. The Altos Bartenders’ Bartender Award will go to … Read More

Jamaican & Chinese Cuisines Have More in Common Than You Think

Jamaican-Chinese pop-up at Kings County Imperial | Photo by Dave Krugman

Jamaican-Chinese pop-up at Kings County Imperial | Photo by Dave Krugman

Tamarind, five spice, and jerk seasoning aren’t typical smells wafting up from the back patio of Brooklyn spot Kings County Imperial. But this past June, Jamaican-born chef and three time Chopped winner Andre Fowles teamed up with Tracy Jane Young and Josh Grinker, owners of the modern Chinese restaurant, for a multi-course Jamaican-Chinese pop-up.

Melding Caribbean and Asian flavors comes naturally for Fowles, and at places like Flamin’ Wok in the Bronx, pop-up restaurant Uptownn in Harlem, and long-standing soul food spot Patois in Toronto. While fusion cuisine has almost become a cliche term in the restaurant world, there is a rhyme and reason—and a distinct history—for why we’re seeing Jamaican and Chinese ingredients and technique come together on the plate.

“Jamaican cuisine is a nucleus

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These Are Washingtonian Readers’ Favorite Restaurants in 2021

Winner Menu. Washingtonian readers named the Shaw vegetarian spot Oyster Oyster 2021’s best new restaurant. Photograph by Deborah Rubba.

For the 44th year, Washingtonian asked readers what they’ve loved most about our food scene. From new restaurants to cocktail spots, fine-dining destinations to pizza shops, here’s where you most loved to eat this year.

New Restaurant

1. Oyster Oyster, Shaw

Never been wowed by a dish centered around toasted barley? Then we’re guessing you haven’t tried Rob Rubba’s plant-based tasting menu.

2. Ruthie’s All Day, Arlington

This mod-Southern spot serves pimiento-cheese-slathered egg sandwiches by morning and meat-and-three plates at night.

3. Spanish Diner, Bethesda

José Andrés has transformed his former Jaleo space into a morning-to-night shrine to potatoes, eggs, and chorizo.


The open kitchen at Maydan. Photograph of Maydan by Scott Suchman

Best in DC

1. Maydan, 14th Street corridor

The multi-course tawle menu is the

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