New York, United States
On the second day, my friend Pei Yu brought me to Chinatown to have hong kong style breakfast.
She is a foodie lover and she found this restaurant through Yelp. I felt like I was in Hong Kong as soon as I step in. No frills, cheap and delicious chinese food!
We ordered congee with century egg. This bowl of congee with century egg is really good and it brought me back my childhood memories. It has been long since I had such a good and comforting bowl of congee with century egg. My childhood favorite! When I was a little girl, my family would go to Fortunate Restaurant at Toa Payoh and one of the dishes that we always order is congee with century egg. More than 10 years ago, they serve old school push cart dim sum and the restaurant is always crowded during weekends. They stop serving push cart dim sum, the standard drop over the years and it is now taken over by another restaurant brand. 😦
Chee cheong fun was a little too thick and dry.
Another must-order dish is roast duck noodle! The roast duck was flavorful and wonderfully tender. Slurps!
It was raining so we decided to stay indoor and visit the American Museum of Natural History. This is where the movie Night At The Museum was filmed!
We used my student card to get the student tickets. I graduated from poly two years ago but hey, I am still young to look like student right? :p
I will just show some photos I took from the museum..
The only thing I can remember about the movie is DUM DUM.
“Dum-dum, gimme gum-gum!”
We went to this Vietnamese restaurant (I can’t remember the name anymore) for dinner which Pei Yu found it through Yelp too.
THIS IS A SUPER AWESOME DISH. You can chew the sugar cane and suck the sweet juice after the grilled pork. Yums…yums…YUMS!
She has cravings for western style breakfast and we went to this random restaurant the next day.
I was disappointed with the food on my last New York trip because we went to the wrong place with the wrong recommendations. But with a little bit of patience, you will find an amazing number of good restaurants. Good Food = Satisfied Tummy = Happy Me 🙂
You can view my Part 1 post if you have missed it. 🙂