One of my favorite foods in Chinese is Xiao Long Bao – a steamed soup dumpling. There is (was – it’s gone now) a killer street restaurant just off Nanjing Shi Lu where the line out the door to eat these little gems was 30 deep at 10pm. You order a six pack of these that come in a styrofoam box, you go upstairs and find a seat under the K-mart lights wherever you can picnic table style, and they bring you big bottles of Tsing Tao to wash them down.
Here’s the pre-game line:
And post-game cleanup outside the place…..