Tag Archives: Chinatown

Bambi vs. Lorena Bobbitt

Deer penis soup and other Chinese delights Hop Woo, Chinatown, Los Angeles As any longtime readers of Trippy Food will attest, I would walk out of brain surgery to try one of Chef Lupe Liang’s amazing and exotic dishes at … Continue reading

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You Got Fins To The Left, Fins To The Right…

Shark fin soup For hundreds of years, sharks fin soup has been a rare delicacy served at banquets, weddings and major social events; initially it was only enjoyed by Chinese emperors as a result of the intense and time-consuming effort … Continue reading

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Back To The Future

A trippy look backward and forwards, 2011-2012 I got a haircut last night; nothing drastic like a Mr. T Mandinka or a Vanilla Ice high top fade, just a shorter version of what I typically wear. This was as much … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Vietnam

Bánh mì Vietnam To the untrained eye, banh mi might resemble a “five dollar foot-long”, but under the hood you’re likely to find the ingredients a tad less Western. The term bánh mì actually describes the baguette used to create … Continue reading

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Love Potion Number 9

Chinese aphrodisiac dinner Hop Woo, Chinatown, Los Angeles I suppose before we get started I’ll preface this article with a warning to children, librarians and members of the clergy – I will be using the word “penis”. Repeatedly. Before you … Continue reading

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