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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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I Am The Pumpkin King

Pumpkin (Part II) Last year around this time I posted an article on pumpkin highlighting some of the pumpkin-laden dishes I’ve had the pleasure to enjoy; virtually every part of every variety of pumpkin is edible, with each variety imparting … 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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Secret Service

Secret Chinese menu Hop Woo, Chinatown L.A. In the new vernacular, sitting down for a meal at a Chinese restaurant and having your chopsticks automatically replaced with a fork is referred to as being “whited”. Of course, one could argue … Continue reading

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

The Glendon Los Angeles, California When I arrived at The Glendon’s new menu item media tasting, I noticed the fare for the evening was billed as tapas. Although tapas has a centuries-old history starting in Spain in the 13th century, … Continue reading

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