Category Archives: Chinese

La Femme Mange Fried Dumplings at Salon de thé Wen Zhou

We don’t often make the trek up to Belleville, the quartier populaire inhabited by large Chinese, Arabic and African communities. However, the artistic Portes Ouvertes event lured us there on Saturday afternoon, so we decided to settle dinner somewhere in … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange a Chinese Banquet at Li Ka Fo (利口福)

I’ve become a pretty proficient cook after a year of marriage and 10 months of setting up house in Paris. I’m especially comfortable with Asian food, be it stir-fries, double boiled soups or curried stews. The one dish I’ve failed … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Hot Pot at Le Mileno (万家灯火)

Despite spending the bulk of my twenties in cities that encounter way more snowfall than Paris, I’ve never really gotten used to the cold. No, I’m not a quintessential sun-loving tropical person who spends all her weekends on the beach. … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Sichuan Cuisine at Le Bistro de Pekin

Chili lovers often lament the lack of spicy food in Paris, that the butter and cream rich French dishes are too bland for them, and that the seasoning at ethnic restaurants have been dialed down to appeal to local tastes. … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange New York: C&L Imperial (北港台菜馆)

Fried Flies’ Heads. A more unappetizingly named dish I have never encountered.  This Taiwanese dish is composed of ingredients far more mundane than flies, including minced pork, fragrant chives, piquant peppers and salty preserved black beans cut into equal minute … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Chicago: Quelques Bonnes Adresses

Our stopover in Chicago was short but productive. Not only did we get to hang out with most of our friends, in particular our awesome hosts, but we also got to visit our alma mater and downtown Chicago amidst delicious … Continue reading

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La Femme Mange Noodle Bar

Despite the restaurant hopping we’ve been doing these days, I’m actually a creature of habit, and extremely loyal to my favorite places. These days, when I’m in the mood for a quick Asian meal, I scoot over to Noodle Bar … Continue reading

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