But we pressed on in search for authenticity. My wife is Cantonese and has deep roots in New York's Chinatown. We turned on H Street and reached this mammoth Chinese gate. More important, we found some mom-and-pop restaurants. We descended into a basement restaurant called New Big Wong where we enjoyed some of the best beef chow fun we've ever had topped off by some delicious fried vegetable dumplings. Redemption for Chinatown.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
A North Jersey perspective
NorthJersey.com profiled 36 hours in Washington, D.C., with a heavy emphasis on Penn Quarter. The only two museums listed are the Newseum and the International Spy Museum, both in our neighborhood. You can check out the full article here, but perhaps the most interesting is the perspective on Chinatown:
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