Munchimonster

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Category Archives: Philly: Chinatown

New MATCHA Place A La Mousse

Jeujeubee and I discovered something wonderful in Chinatown yesterday…. the Sizzling Ice Cream at A La Mousse!! A La Mousse is this new dessert place that has replaced Audabon (the … Continue reading

February 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Adventures of Audabon

I went on a mission today – a mission for macarons! Well, it was more a mission for fresh veggies that somehow segued into a mission for macarons. Typical munchimonster… … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hand-Drawn Beef Noodles

At 兰州拉面 (Lan Zhou Hand-Drawn Noodles) in Philly Chinatown, you can get a giant hearty bowl of beef noodle soup for only $5. That’s where Jan-Jan and I went when … Continue reading

November 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

Night Market Adventures

Although I was feeling under the weather last Thursday night, I couldn’t pass up the chance to check out the Chinatown Night Market. It was supposed to be modeled after … Continue reading

October 13, 2011 · 1 Comment

Sakura: Japanese, Taiwanese, or Shanghainese?

Adorned with bright green on the corner of 10th and Race, Sakura always seemed like a mystery to me. The name implies Japanese food, but the location is definitely Chinatown. … Continue reading

October 4, 2010 · 4 Comments

Battle of the Fruit Shakes Pt 1

Although they all look like the same metal box from the outside, the fruit carts are all inherently different based on freshness, portions, and their smoothies. I used to always … Continue reading

August 24, 2010 · 1 Comment

First Dim Sum in Philly!

On Sunday, Ninja-Kitty and I got up early to enjoy Sunday brunch, Hong Kong style. We went to Ocean Harbor for dim sum, supposedly one of the best places in … Continue reading

August 24, 2010 · 1 Comment