Downtown Links (The “Rice And Fatty Meat” Edition)

Clay pots: Better with meat and rice than plants. Courtesy of Eating In Translation

  • Chinatown’s A-Wah serves its specialty bo zai fan, or clay pot rice, with all kinds of tasty toppings. And you can actually order the crispy pig hanging in the window. [NY Times], with a¬†bonus slide show at [Eating In Translation]
  • The fried chicken leg over rice at Excellent Pork Chop House is “the bomb,” and the pork chop is, well, “excellent.” [Food In Mouth]
  • The Post tells of three “secret” spots in the Financial District¬†to go eat your lunch so you don’t anger your co-workers with your kimchi and anchovy sandwich. [NY Post]
  • A fourth location of Birdbath Bakery is opening on Church St. in Tribeca, meaning more hoity toity baked goods for your belly. [Eater NY]
  • The Meatball Shop on the LES grinds an insane amount of meat for their meatballs. Why must this place be so far from the FiDi? [Grub St.]


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