Chances are you live a stone’s throw away from a Thai restaurant in your neighborhood, and you’ve got a go-to local favorite for pad thai. These days I often find myself traveling north of Berkeley, where there’s quite a few wonderful Thai eateries clustered in Albany, El Cerrito and San Pablo locales.
Tag: fortune cookie
Chinese immigrants adapted their cuisine over time to appeal to American palates. So Americans looking for familiar dishes in China won’t find many. But a new restaurant in Shanghai hopes to change that — offering expats a taste of home and introducing locals to foreign treats like fortune cookies.
Gung Hay Fat Choy, everyone.
Roughly translated from Chinese, Gung Hay Fat Choy means “best wishes and congratulations.” In other words, Happy Chinese New Year.
But that seems just a little too chipper for my tastes.