A Chinese Restaurant Is Going Viral For Its Extremely Honest Menu Descriptions

“Anyway, I am not big fan of North American Chinese food and it’s your call,” the owner writes

Restaurants reviews are helpful because they can offer a wealth of free information, especially if they are given by actual customers and not paid reviewers or owners’ families. Rarely do you expect very honest information about the quality and flavor of menu items from a restaurant owner themselves. Unless you dine at Aunt Dai.

Owners are typically famous for overselling and promising flavors that you’ve never experienced in any past dining experience. While some live up to the hype, oftentimes food can fall flat, which is a hit to your palate and your wallet. But one Montreal Chinese restaurant owner decided to give youths humble, extremely honest opinions of his food — and they’re so funny, they’ve since gone viral.

The owner has been at this for years, but it wasn’t until

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What to Order from the “Secret” Menu at Chinese Restaurants

 

Chinese takeout is a weekend staple in America, but did you know that there’s a whole other side of Chinese food you’ve been missing this whole time? Turns out, the sesame chicken and shrimp lo mein that litter our coffee tables on Friday nights are not classic Chinese dishes. American Chinese food is often stickier, sweeter, and unhealthier than traditional dishes.

Ready for another surprise? Check out the reason why you’ll never find Chinese takeout boxes in China.

But have no fear! Turns out, plenty of Chinese restaurants actually have a “secret” menu that they give to Chinese people and fluent speakers. This menu includes traditional Chinese dishes that are bursting with more texture, flavor, and nutrients than the American-Chinese food that we’re familiar with. Here’s how to get in on all the authentic goodness:

Make sure you’re in an authentic Chinese restaurant

Many places have wide menus to

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Chinese chain Dicos swaps all its eggs for Just Egg alternatives

The restaurant chain, which has about 500 locations across the country, is the first major fast food company to swap plant-based ingredients in place of the animal version on multiple items on its menu, including three different breakfast burgers, three bagel sandwiches, and a “Western” breakfast plate. “It’s pretty rare to see outright replacement of an item on a menu, let alone doing it across seven different menu items simultaneously,” says Zak Weston, foodservice and supply chain manager at the Good Food Institute, a nonprofit focused on plant-based food. “As well as doing it across 500 locations.”

[Photo: Just Egg]

The meals aren’t vegan; the chain, which is often compared to KFC, is serving the plant-based egg along with meat (although customers have the option to request a sandwich without meat or mayo). The restaurants also still offer a handful of items with eggs, such as a fried egg. But

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Florida animal rescuers save 20 dogs from Chinese meat market

A Florida animal shelter says it has helped rescue 20 golden retrievers from winding up on a meat market menu in China in a monthslong rescue operation involving volunteers on two continents.

“I had a dream, and on Sunday it became a reality,” Kristine Minerva, who organized the project, told Fox News in an email Tuesday. “One woman put this together and spearheaded this mission and she rocked it!”

The dogs were at risk of being slaughtered for food, according to Minerva. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, which hamstrung normal fundraising efforts, she helped raise $60,000 for the rescue mission. She said she couldn’t have done the rescue without help from more than a dozen supportive small businesses, the families who adopted the dogs and other supporters, including Taiwan’s SPCA.

Minerva arranged for the dogs to leave mainland China on Wednesday, stop for an 11-hour layover in Tawain, refuel in

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