My mom took me to Biang for lunch today. Biang is an offshoot of Xi’an Famous Foods, which is known for their spicy lamb and noodle dishes. Biang has similar flavors and spices but with a more contemporary feel.
What I love about NYC in the summer is all the street fairs going on! There are all sorts of homemade goodies by talented people that you can find at these fairs. There are also delicious foods to try as well and there is enough variety to satisfy almost any craving. While in NYC, I stopped by the Hester Street Fair on the Lower East Side by Chinatown. My friend, Simon, is there every Saturday selling his yummy macarons at his Macaron Parlour stand. That was all the excuse I needed to check out this fair!
Shaved ice has gotten really popular in NYC in the last couple of years. Someone said it is the new cupcake. My friend Jennie told me about this place called Imperial Woodpecker Sno-balls in the West Village and suggested I go try the shaved ice there. So after the High Line, Kenny and I stopped by to check it out. As if we haven’t had enough icy treats that day! (more…)