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Foodology: Nan Bei Ho Corp

212-22 48th Ave
BaysideNY 11364

Neighborhood: Bayside

I have been coming to this restaurant for years. It used to be located in Flushing, but it has relocated to Bayside. There has been more variety on the menu and the location has definitely expanded. I still ordered my favorite dishes (Chinese Egg Scallion Pancake, Beef Noodle Soup, and Soup Dumplings). I have to admit that I was disappointed in the Beef Noodle Soup, it was too oily. There was not enough flavor. Also, I still enjoyed the Chinese Egg Scallion Pancake and Soup Dumplings. The pancake was not too greasy and the egg was crispy.  Be careful of the hot soup in the soup dumplings. It will burn your tongue! 

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

On the Tight Rope 

On the Tight Rope 

Hungry? Fresh Mango Ice Cream Recipe

I love ice cream. My freezer is always stocked with ice cream. Earlier this week, I was at the supermarket and the amount of sugar added disappointed me. So I made my own recipe. 

Ingredients: 

2 Mangoes 

1 blender

1 cup of light cream 

1 freezer container 

Step 1: 

Slice, core, and peel the mangoes. 

Step 2: 

Place the mangoes in a blender. 

Step 3: 

Pour in 1 cup of light cream. 

Step 4: 

Blend until the mixture is smooth. 

Step 5: 

Pour the mixture in the freezer container. 

Step 6: 

Place the mixture in the freezer and let it freeze overnight.

Get Ready to Chow! 

(Before Freezing) 

(Mango Ice Cream)

Hungry? Cake Pops Recipe (No Cake Pop Maker Needed)

Ingredients: 

1 cake mix (I used lemon) 

1 can of frosting (I used lemon) 

1 lollipop sticks 

1 bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips 

Assorted Toppings: Sprinkles, Nuts

Wax Paper

Styrofoam

Step 1:

Bake the cake as directed on the cake box. 

Step  2:

Let the Cake cool. 

Step 3:

Crumble the cake. 

Step 4: 

Pour out 3/4 of the can of frosting and microwave for 20 secs. 

Step 5: 

Mix in the frosting with the crumbled cake. 

Step 6:

Stir and roll the mixture into balls.

Step 7:

Place balls onto wax paper and freeze until hard. Stick in the lollipop sticks before freezing.

Step 8:

Melt the chocolate ( 30 secs) and dip in the cake pops. 

Step 9:

Roll the cake pops in desired toppings. 

Step 10: 

Place/ Set the cake pops on the Styrofoam.

Get Ready to Chow!

(Cake Batter) 

(Post Oven) 

(Crumbled Cake) 

(Frosting)

(Cake Pop)

Apple Store (Fifth Avenue)

767 5th Ave
New YorkNY 10153

Neighborhood: Midtown East

As a huge fan of Apple, I knew that I had to check out this store. Honestly, I came to see the geometric architecture, which is made of glass! Walking up to Fifth Avenue, the store is truly a stunner. It made super excited, the store is definitely Instagram worthy. Even the three second elevator is cool! The stairs are clear. If you are scared of heights, please be careful! It is a popular store and the staff is very friendly. It is a sight to see and check out.

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(The Glass Box) 

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(The Crowd) 

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(The Stairs)

Foodology: No. 1 East Restaurant

41-27 Main St
FlushingNY 11369

Neighborhood: Flushing

I really enjoyed this restaurant, it is very clean. I find that it is the busiest around 12-2. The location is super convenient, there is a library and a supermarket nearby. I ordered a bowl of salty soybean milk with the deep fried Chinese Crullers. It was super tasty and fills you up. The flavor is not too salty, the cruller adds a crunch to the meal. Remember to order a side of soup dumplings and green scallion pancakes to complete your meal. Bring your family and friends.

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(Salty Soybean Milk) 

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(Menu) 

Rating: 4 out 5 stars

Hungry? Peanuts and Anchovies w/ Jalapeno Peppers Recipe (Taiwanese Food)

I love rice porridge for breakfast. It is too bland to eat alone, so I mix in this recipe to add some flavor and crunch to my breakfast. Who doesn’t like to start the day with one of their favorite dishes?  Also, my mom has been cooking this dish since I was little. It makes me nostalgic. 

Ingredients: 

1 package of anchovies

1 package of peanuts

2 cups of canola oil

8 large jalapeno peppers (chopped)

2 cloves of garlic (chopped)

1 frying pan

Step 1: 

Heat oil in a frying pan on high heat and add/fry in the anchovies until golden brown.

Step 2:

Take the anchovies out of the frying pan and place it on a plate with a napkin to soak the oil. 

Step 3: 

Add 1 cup of oil in the frying pan with the garlic and chopped jalapeno peppers.

Step 4:

Add in the peanuts and anchovies in the frying pan. Stir fry for 3-5 mins.

Step 5: 

Serve with a bowl of rice porridge. 

Get Ready to Chow!

Fallingwater

Fallingwater

Vintage

Vintage

Fun Fridays: National Comedy Theatre

347 W 36th St
New YorkNY 10018

Neighborhood: Midtown West

Personally, I never been to a Comedy Club and I did not know what to expect! I went to this Comedy Club for my best friend’s birthday celebration. The tickets were extremely reasonable, they were only 12 dollars a piece. The atmosphere was very family friendly and I spend 90 minutes laughing with some of my best friends. It was money well spent. The aspect that I loved about the show was that the comedians were interactive with the audience. The vibe was entertaining and friendly. It is a great place to go with friends and family.

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(Outside)








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