Tag: Chinatown

A French Asian Bakery, Tous Les Jours, Now Open in Chinatown!

A French Asian Bakery, Tous Les Jours, Now Open in Chinatown!

| July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Newly opened Asian-French Bakery, Tous LeJours, a South Korean based company now in #ChicagoChinatown has been my obsession lately. I love the Asian twist on classics like croissants, cakes, macarons, and bread. It’s not all sweets though, there are a lot of savory choices as well. My two faves are the cream-filled Soboro (Korean Streusel) […]

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Try Some Dimsum in Chicago’s Chinatown

Try Some Dimsum in Chicago’s Chinatown

| September 7, 2011 | 3 Comments

For the Chinese, Dimsum is more commonly referred to as “Yum Cha”, meaning “Have Tea”. Dimsum are small bite-size portions of Chinese snacks that were traditionally served in tea houses pushed around in carts and served on steamer baskets. Nowadays you can find Dimsum served in almost everywhere in Chinatown where you can order directly […]

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Tony Hu on his 4th Chinatown Restaurant

Tony Hu on his 4th Chinatown Restaurant

| November 19, 2010 | 2 Comments

Chinatown Restaurateur Tony Hu built quite an empire. He just opened his 4th restaurant Lao You Juo and I was happy to tag along with Nancy Loo on the Grand Opening Day. The vibe is definitely different from other Chinese Restaurants in the area. The loungy and sexy ambiance is inviting but the sleek bar […]

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