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curiouskitkatt

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    I like to babble endlessly about food & culture. Sometimes, when I am lucky, people actually listen.
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  1. Selection Dates Announced for 2020 Michelin Guides Greenville, S.C., Aug. 20, 2019 — Michelin has announced the release dates for the newest editions of its annual restaurant selections in the United States. Full listings for the new restaurant selections will be published on www.michelinmedia.com according to the schedule included below. The 2020 U.S. editions of the MICHELIN® Guide will go on sale at local retailers following the announcements, as well as Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble. City Date On-Sale Date Chicago Bib Gourmands Thursday, Sept. 19 Monday, Sept. 30 Chicago Star selections Thursday, Sept. 26 Monday, Sept. 30 Washington, D.C., Bib Gourmands Tuesday, Sept. 24 Thursday, Oct. 3 Washington, D.C., Star selections Tuesday, Oct. 1 Thursday, Oct. 3 New York City Bib Gourmands Monday, Oct.14 Thursday, Oct. 24 New York City Star selections Monday, Oct. 21 Thursday, Oct. 2
  2. I did take an opportunity to see The Farewell, and enjoyed it very much. The dialogue was not very difficult to follow , but I am certainly not at a level where I could have understood it without reading the subtitles. I may check into the Library to see if they might have Chinese original programming on DVD. This challenge may span over into next year, and frankly however long it takes, I am up to the challenge. I have always had a love for linguistics, and there are aspects of Mandarin I find fascinating. I hope to reward myself with a trip Zhengzhou once I have reached a comfortable level of both speech and understanding.
  3. I have been watching the news often. The dialects are the most difficult to discern from. Im wondering if perhaps there is an Chinese “Hulu” I could subscribe to that streams soap operas or episodic shows. I haven’t given up.
  4. I present to you Pumpkin Spice Spam. Ridiculous indeed, and Food and Wine has taken the leap and has already tried it.
  5. Seedlip acquired by Diageo! Forbes.com
  6. Link to tickets I thought I added a link to this event, but I guess I did not.
  7. My favorite from the comments, "All those White House tourists will descend upon it like locusts. It'll print money." This is a fact.
  8. Charmcity Nightmarket ticket sales are now live. Come celebrate the heritage of Baltimore's historic Chinatown with 100+ local AAPI & POC restaurants, makers, and performing artists! About this Event Charm City Night Market is back for it's second year! On Saturday, September 21, make your way back down to historic Chinatown to experience it all over again. Just look for the familiar lanterns that will stretch all the way to Center Plaza making the night market almost twice as big. This year will also feature The Joy Luck Club experience which you will be able to find at One Charles Center, on the balcony overlooking Center Plaza. The Joy Luck Club is an intimate setting featuring food and activities from a diverse set of chefs and artists. You will be able to try food from Watersong (Chinese), Sarap Sarap (Filipino), Skiz's Original (Sri Lankan), Chef Kiet Philavanh of Bookmaker's Cocktail Club (Laotian), The Loving Spoon Collective (Baltimore) and Rooted & Bloomed (Local Hawaiian). Chef Seng Luangrath of Thip Khao, Hanumanh & Sen Khao will be giving a cooking demonstration of a classic Laotian dish. fadensonnen will be offering a complimentary cocktail and a cash bar featuring some unique cocktails. The Joy Luck Club will also feature traditional activities such as Mah Jong, Henna, and traditional brush painting. Guests will also receive a parting gift unique to Charm City Night Market. You can purchase tickets through the ticket link here on Eventbrite and if you get your tickets by September 7, you'll be able to buy them at a discounted price. Charm City Night Market has also expanded it's food offerings from last year. Stalwarts such as Ekiben, Thai Street & Kuya Ja's Lechon Belly will be back and we are welcoming new experiences from Maketto, Hot Lola's, Chuck's Trading Post, Mofflebar, The Boondocks BBQ & Mayuree Thai Tavern. Our artists & makers row is also back and bigger than ever and for the first time this year, Charm City Night Market will have a special Children's area featuring over-sized games, singing, dancing, drawing, and readings from some special guest authors. This year, Charm City Night Market will also be featuring two big stages headlined by spoken word, hip-hop artist Ruby Ibarra. For a full line up of our performances, check out our Facebook page! This event is family friendly and ADA accessible. Please notify us if you walk with assistance or have a wheelchair. The main The Joy Luck Club entrances are in stairwells, but there is an alternate accessible entrance that we can make available.
  9. Pop-up ran from 12-5. Brisket sold out at around 2:30. I was informed a line formed around 11:15, and well I guess everyone was on the same page as me. I arrived 20 minutes too late for what I was looking forward to since I heard the announcement of said pop-up. I ordered the ribs & rice. Kinda unremarkable, and the rice was meh. I have been on a BBQ kick lately, and I wonder why there are not more places that serve up good BBQ. Oh well., onto the next pop-up. Deflated, kat
  10. One would hope this app may be in it's beta state, and will eventually be available in Google store and non- IOS devices.
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