Hey all: This is all random stuff ahead of the long weekend.
The Crab Dipping Sauce
Before more and more people fall for the joke about the crab dipping sauce in the post yesterday on Ho Yuen Kee, I think I better call this joke out.
I can’t help it. Every time I have crab, I keep on thinking that it’s soup. So for those of you who fell for the joke — SORRY! You guys are probably noobs on chowtimes. I’ve pull it so many times I lost count.
The above are the two somewhat convincing shots. Clicking on the shots brings you to the post about the delicious tea infused soup I had in Ningtu (Vancouver) and Alkimia (Bercelona).
If it is of any consolation, even Jennifer 8 Lee, emailed me once about it. Jennifer 8 Lee is a well known New York Times columnist who had written extensively about Chinese food. She is also the one who wrote the popular book called The Fortune Cookie Chronicles. So, don’t feel bad falling for the joke, OK?
Oh talking about Jennifer 8 Lee, you might like the presentation which she gave at TED which I had posted once before.
Sausage and Hot Dogs
Switching gear … I think you all like InfoGraphics. Here is another one that someone sent me asking me to post it up if I want to. I don’t understand the deal with these InfoGraphics. Maybe it is a smart way to get link juice and clicks from the sites that posts these InfoGraphics.
Before I show you the InfoGraphics, how is the hot dog above looks to you?
Well, I’ll have you know that this is the most expensive hot dog in the world as declared by the Guinness Book of World Records.
$69. Quite affordable, don’t you think? This was served at a New York City’s restaurant called Serendipity 3. It is a foot-long frankfurter served in a … (more…)