Check out that sexy noodle pull with biang biang noodles!
I loved our Lunar New Year dinner at Shaanxi Garden in Mesa.
The handmade biang biang noodles were huge and extra chewy. I ordered the noodles with lamb soup. The broth perked up when I added chili sauce. My husband ordered dipping noodles with a fantastic vinegar sauce.
My kid enjoyed juicy xiao long bao and pork and shrimp shumai.
Ramen bowl with dumplings for todayâ€™s AAJA Arizona Virtual Dim Sum.
Nong Shim Shin Ramyun noodles.
I added Bibigo chicken wontons and salmon gyoza from Trader Joe’s.
Garnished with crispy seaweed pieces.
Tables covered with small, hot plates of savory and sweet bites. A cacophony of English, Mandarin and Cantonese from families, couples and friends. Ladies in red and black uniforms push silver carts between crowded tables.
My reward for waiting patiently at my table with Lorraine, a Sacramento TV alum: Sticky rice wrapped up in a lotus leaf. This dim sum dish hits all the right comfort notes for my belly: hot white rice mixed with bits of succulent pork, mushrooms and eggs.
Restaurant Peony is one of my favorite spots for dim sum in Oakland’s Chinatown.
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